Africa and the West: Revising the Rules of Engagement

March 16, 2014

The West needs to let Africa take charge of its own destiny. Lately, some African countries have signed anti-gay legislations. The consequence has been retribution from the West in the form of withdrawal of aid and vilification in international media. Other countries outside Africa took similar...

Correcting the Course of Libya’s Revolution (Part 2/2)

February 14, 2014

Libya's elected parliament became a base where different factions manipulated other arms of the state. Of the proposals for dealing with the expiring mandate of the General National Congress (GNC) and rectifying the larger political problems which have...

France’s 19th Century Foreign Policy Fails in 2014

January 23, 2014

French intervention in the Central African Republic has turned out to be a bigger challenge than initially expected. Under the pretext of sparing the world another genocide, France deployed 1,600 troops to the Central African Republic (CAR) late last year. Since Operation Sangaris was launched,...