"But being right, even morally right, isn't everything. It is also important to be competent, to be consistent, and to be knowledgeable. It's important for your soldiers and diplomats to speak the language of the people you want to influence. It's important to understand the ethnic and tribal divisions of the place you hope to assist."
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Reports on Angola, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan and Kenya
I lifted these links from the excellent blog called Greta's Links. She harvests foreign policy reports and when able I will repost the ones applicable to Africanists.
Angola’s External Relations in Africa (transcript)
Chatham House record of proceedings (20 Feb 2012) with Angola Minister Georges Rebelo Chikoti on their foreign policy and standing in Africa.
*Incidentally, if you want to know what it looks like on the ground in Senegal, check out this Olmsted Scholar's excellent blog: Megan's Third Junior Year Abroad.
Institute for Security Studies (ISS)