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Politicizing the intelligence community

Last month, four Americans (including one U.S. Ambassador) were killed in a terrorist attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya. While the death of an ambassador is always monumental – Chris Stevens is the first ambassador killed in the line of duty since Adolph Dubs was murdered by extremists in Afghanistan in 1979 – […]


UK Prime Minister Cameron makes a bid for African trade

The U.K. prime minister made a case for forging a new relationship with Africa based on trade, and made an effort to draw Africans away from the luster of Chinese investments.


Nigerian author Helon Habila mixes oil and water in new novel

For all the outrage directed at BP after last year’s oil spill, the destruction wreaked by the oil industry in the Niger delta goes unchallenged. Novelist Helon Habila addresses the calamity in a new novel.

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