South Sudan, Samantha Power, and the Failure of Liberal Internationalism

Aaron MacLean The Editor’s Blog The Washington Free Beacon 11/18/2014

…American policy towards South Sudan is a disaster—such that there is a policy at all. When decisions come, they come—as is the case in most conflicts where American diplomats and soldiers are involved today—from the very top, with policy micromanaged from the offices of Susan […]

The Dilemma at the Heart of America’s Approach to Africa

If Washington really wants to promote African democracy, why is it partnering with the continent’s autocrats to create military spy programs?

U.S. marines watch as members of the Uganda army undergo training in combat operation skills at a military training school in Singo, 78km (46 miles) south of capital Kampala, April 30, 2012, […]

After Decades of Struggle and Sorrow, South Sudan Celebrates Its Independence

President Salva Kiir gathered with leaders from around the world to celebrate South Sudans independence. Photo Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

Jeffrey Gettleman The New York Times 7/9/2011

JUBA, South Sudan — The celebrations erupted at midnight. Thousands of revelers poured into Juba’s steamy streets in the predawn hours on Saturday, hoisting […]