Tag Archive | U.S.-Africa Relations

Russia’s Southward March to the Indian Ocean: Is Washington Turning a Blind Eye to Putin’s Cold War Renaissance?                                                  

by The Strathink Editoial Team During his December 2017 press roundtable in Addis Ababa, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Donald Yamamoto, appeared blindsided when a reporter asked what would be the U.S. position if Russia starts negotiations to open a military base in Eritrea. Mr. Yamamoto responded by citing a litany of […]

Read the full story

Posted in Congress Watch, Countries, Defense News, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan0 Comments

What Trump’s stance on Africa means for continental security efforts

From the Institute of Security Studies America’s preference for cost-saving at the UN while pursuing bilateral approaches is affecting African peacekeeping. 06 NOV 2017  /  BY OMAR S MAHMOOD AND NDUBUISI CHRISTIAN ANI When Donald Trump was elected president of the United States (US) in January, many wondered what his administration’s policy towards Africa would be. Ten months later, it […]

Read the full story

Posted in Congress Watch, Countries, Defense News, Policy Dialogue, Politics and Security0 Comments

A Measured U.S. Strategy for the New Africa

We don’t like what comes out of the Atlantic Council on Eritrea and Somalia under the name Bronwyn Bruton, but J. Peter Pham more often than not hits the mark. Rumors of Dr. Pham being named Undersecretary of State for Africa is good news to the policy community in Washington, D.C. Here are his thoughts […]

Read the full story

Posted in Congress Watch, Countries, Defense News, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Politics and Security, Regional Issues, Rwanda, Somalia, Somaliland, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda0 Comments


Twitter @Strathinknet

  • From everyone at strathink, thank you Dr. Tedros for your leadership! https://t.co/wMAo9RClwX
    about 1 week ago
  • The call for more women's view is much appreciated. However, why more pro-PP views. Your site is filled with pro-Pr… https://t.co/AJwRSqZYA7
    about 1 month ago
  • U.S. out of Ethiopian affairs. #Ethiopia resisted colonialism all those years only to be micromanaged by the #US. https://t.co/t3ZZoTGJe5
    about 1 month ago
  • RT @emmanuel_tag: Growing up, I always admired your awards. Today, I have to say that you deserve the Best Dad in the World award for all t…
    about 1 month ago
  • A destructive role. https://t.co/ejWLKIH3pP
    about 1 month ago
  • From everyone at strathink, thank you Dr. Tedros for your leadership! https://t.co/wMAo9RClwX
    about 1 week ago