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Washington quandary

The US government juggles carrot and stick while business scoops a mineral map

Should the United States and other potential donors make economic assistance conditional upon whether the new Congo government allows the United Nations' inquiry into refugee massa...


White ops...

Reaction to the launch of the USA's new crisis response is mixed

In a week when France announced 40 per cent cuts in its military presence in Africa, it was galled to see United States troops land in Senegal and Uganda to launch Washington's Afr...


...and black ops

Was the United States militarily involved in overthrowing Zaïrean President Mobutu Sese Seko? (AC Vol 38 No 13). This is the question that lies behind a Congressional enquiry ...


You didn't hear this

'Ignore statements made in the next two months by the US Ambassador to Khartoum'. This is the extraordinary advice which US officials have given (discreetly and verbally) to Washin...


Great Satan joins the fray

As Sudan's conflict threatens to spread, Washington policy- makers are contemplating the fall of the National Islamic Front

Sudan is moving up Washington's agenda. After years of US ambiguity, those urging a tough line against Khartoum have won the argument over those favouring 'constructive engagement'...


Dialogue in dollars

Conspicuous among those lobbying for dialogue with the National Islamic Front is US-born Mansoor Ijaz, the Pakistani-descended founding Chairman of Crescent Investment Management, ...


A brigadier calls

Washington officials are talking of a major review on Sudan policy and a harder line against the National Islamic Front government as opposition forces in southern and eastern Suda...


Albright's team

The nomination of Madeleine Albright as President Bill Clinton's new Secretary of State for African Affairs opens the way for a reshuffle of the Africa department's officials. Most...


Standing (by)

United States' plans for a 10,000-strong all-African military force to intervene in regional political crises are winning cautious backing from European and African governments. Mu...


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