Friday, April 28, 2006

U.S. diplomacy in Africa: Who's who

As Washington sees it, Africa will be crisscrossed by oil pipelines and bulging with strategic reserves. But the continent will also harbor dangers that can range from terrorism to epidemics. To gain sway in a competitive, high-risk environment the Bush administration has called upon people to deal with Africa: hardened diplomats, experts in security and energy. In this special issue (free until 31 May, 2006), "The Indian Ocean Newsletter"'s editorial team has examined the credentials of officials with real clout on African issues. A unique Who's Who.

United States/Africa: People in Power (Indian Ocean Newsletter)