Review: God Loves Uganda

Review: God Loves Uganda

God Loves Uganda takes an extraordinary look at the influence of conservative American evangelicals on Ugandan society.

Only Connect

Only Connect

Kaganga John acts locally to promote sustainable development in his Ugandan village, but he thinks globally.

Why Kony 2012 Fails

Why Kony 2012 Fails

The controversial video provides a Twitter-like view of Uganda, political history, and U.S. foreign policy.

Target: Africa

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

Great Game in the Horn of Africa

Great Game in the Horn of Africa

The United States is ultimately chasing al-Qaeda, not the LRA, in East Africa. And this may end up abetting Yoweri Museveni’s crackdown on Ugandan democracy.

Uganda: Ally Gone Bad?

Uganda: Ally Gone Bad?

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s violent crackdown of ongoing protests is creating an uncomfortable situation for the United States, which views Museveni as a key regional ally.

U.S. Hijacks ICC conference

A renewed engagement with the ICC suggests that the Obama administration is interested in shaping international law while remaining immune to prosecution under the very laws it helps develop.

The Talented Tenth

When will we wean ourselves of the delusion that a talented tenth — be they entrepreneurs or technocrats or pundits — will deliver us from poverty and the other ills of the world?