FOCUS ON ENGAGEMENT WITH AFRICA
It is time to put sentiment aside and look clearly at Africa through an objective lens.
BY MARK G. WENTLING
U.S. policy needs to recognize the continent’s tremendous riches in resources and human capacity and help develop their potential.
BY TIBOR NAGY
The administration’s vow to host the second U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit this year has sparked hope that Washington will treat Africa as a strategic priority. Here’s what’s at stake.
BY KENDRA L. GAITHER
Investment in higher education is a vital component of effective and constructive U.S. engagement in a dynamic Africa.
BY JONATHAN V. AHLSTROM
John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon were the first American politicians of national rank to prioritize Africa—more than half a century ago.
BY GREGORY L. GARLAND
One FS family member shares her “all-consuming” experience on temporary duty in Warsaw during the war in Ukraine.
BY LILIA LALLY
In the 19th century, this ambitious American lived several lifetimes, including as a peddler, politician, publisher and even, albeit briefly, a U.S. diplomat.
BY LUCIANO MANGIAFICO
Long before your retirement date there are steps to take. Here are the most important ones.
BY JOHN K. NALAND
Welcome, Director General Bernicat! AFSA Stands Ready to Work with You
BY ERIC RUBIN
Africa at the Center
BY SHAWN DORMAN
Democracy as a Vocation
BY JOSÉ M. GARZÓN
The Lure of the “Painful Childhood”
BY LOUISA ROGERS
North Sulawesi, Indonesia
BY PAUL TAYLOR
Family Member Employment: An AFSA Priority
BY TOM YAZDGERDI
Collaboration Through Co-Creation: Putting Policy into Practice
BY JASON SINGER
The True Cost of FAS’ Administrative Burden
BY LISA AHRAMJIAN
State-Level Advocacy: Emerging Issues and Progress
BY KIM GREENPLATE