Payback for Colonial Sins

Payback for Colonial Sins

The British government’s offer to pay reparations to colonial-era torture victims in Kenya dispels the notion that British colonialism was any better than the rest.

Supporting Peace – Not War – in Kenya

Supporting Peace – Not War – in Kenya

Should the United States choose to support long-term peace and stability over its short-term counterterrorism interests, there is much that it can do to help ensure a peaceful Kenyan election.

Target: Africa

Al-Qaeda is having a near-death experience, so why is the Obama administration opening a new front against terrorism in Africa?

Postcard From…Kogelo

Postcard From…Kogelo

Barack Obama’s grandmother, full of hope, is working for change in west Kenya.

Africa Policy Outlook 2008

The Bush administration is continuing its militarization of U.S.-African relations this year.

Debate on Microcredit

Sam Daley-Harris argues for improving microfinance so that it lives up to its potential. Robert Pollin counters that microfinance must be embedded in a larger development program.