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US Unveils New Strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted June 14th, 2012 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States has announced a new strategy toward sub-Saharan Africa to improve democracy, economic growth, security and trade in the region. A White House statement issued Thursday said the plan takes a “proactive and forward-looking” approach toward Africa, one that is grounded in partnership. The policy directive aims to advance African democracy by strengthening […]

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US Unveils New Strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted June 14th, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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The United States has unveiled what it calls a new strategy toward sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on democracy, economic growth, peace and development. A White House statement Thursday said the plan takes a “proactive and forward-looking” approach toward Africa, one that is grounded in partnership. The U.S. says it will push for government accountability, promote human […]

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Panetta to Unveil Future US Defense Strategy for Asia-Pacific

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has begun a nine-day journey to Asia-Pacific to promote the Obama administration’s plans to shift its primary military focus to the region. Panetta will give a major speech at an annual Asian security conference in Singapore Saturday, outlining Washington’s plans to increase the number of U.S. troops and military equipment […]

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Obama’s Afghan Strategy Forges a Middle Ground in U.S. Thought

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama’s new troop withdrawal plan for Afghanistan appears to fall in the middle ground of current American thinking about the decade-long war — too quick a drawdown for some of its military commanders, but possibly too slow for a war-weary electorate. Mr. Obama announced his plan Wednesday night to bring home 33,000 […]

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Obama’s Afghan Strategy Forges a Middle Ground in U.S. Thought

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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Analysts say U.S. President Barack Obama’s new troop withdrawal plan for Afghanistan appears to fall in the middle ground of current American thinking about the decade-long war — too quick a drawdown for some of its military commanders, but possibly too slow for a war-weary electorate. Mr. Obama announced his plan Wednesday night to bring […]

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