It has been quite a week here at Africa Talks. After the Op-Ed titled “Susan Rice and Africa’s Despots” was published on Monday in the New York Times, I have received varied reactions from different sources including journalists in the mainstream media, scholars and diplomats. Many of them came to Ambassador Susan Rice’s defense. But most importantly, the... Read more »
Africa Talks Back
Michael O’Hanlon, in his Reuters Opinion piece, “In defense of Susan Rice” (Reuters, December 10, 2012), took issue with my New York Times op-ed article, “Susan Rice and Africa’s Despots” (December 9, 2012). Mine were not ad hominem attacks. It is fair to hold a public official accountable for her career and for the roles... Read more »
Africa Talks - Interview with Professor David Crane, blood diamonds prosecutor. He was the founding Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, an international war crimes tribunal, appointed by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan. New Segment of Africa Talks Back - Feedback, questions and ideas from viewers.