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Mission to Mozambique

February 2002

by Alfonso Arenales The author was a career U. S. diplomat from 1957 to 1988. In addition to senior assignments in Washington, DC, and on the U. S. delegation to the UN in New York, he held positions abroad in … Read more

Stories Out of Africa!

July 2001

Review by Edward Marks
Africa, Africa!: Fifteen Stories
By Frederic Hunter. (Seattle: Cune Press, 2000. $23.95 cloth; $14.95 paper.)

Letters from Niger: Peace Corps Adventures in the Sahara

December 2000

When Jim Bullington, a former U.S. ambassador and regular contributor to these pages, decided he’d had enough of retirement, he applied for a Peace Corps position and soon found himself in West Africa. He promised to keep our readers posted … Read more

War & Peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo

August 2000

American Diplomacy takes pride in presenting a major study by the distinguished American political scientist Herbert Weiss on the complex and important issue of stability, or the lack thereof, in the Congo. Few, if any, scholars have a better grasp … Read more

The Agony of the Congo

April 2000

EVENTS IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC of the Congo since early June have added to the general despair for Africa’s future. Uganda and Rwanda, two governments closely allied with the United States, have gone to war against each other in the … Read more

The Unlikely Lady Planter

February 2000

By Richard Matheron Land of a Thousand Hills: My Life in Rwanda By Rosamond Halsey Carr with Ann Howard Halsey (New York: Viking Penguin, 1999, Pp. 248. $23.95) I fear this cannot be an unbiased book review. I look back … Read more