Tajudeen Abdulraheem explains President Bush’s Africa trip itinerary.
A common flaw in U.S. foreign policy is the politicization of foreign assistance. Whether Republican or Democratic, U.S. administrations allow narrowly defined “national interests” – instead of needs, priorities, and realities in a given country – to dictate foreign assistance. And Rwanda is an excellent case in point.
Will President Bush’s view of trade and investment on workers in Africa truly end this paternalism?
A closer look at this administration’s record on debt should begin with the question often posed by Africa-based civil society groups: who owes whom?
On his tour of Africa, President Bush promotes an album with serious lyrical flaws that illustrate the ineffectiveness of the U.S. response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa.