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Foreign Affairs Discussion Group

Date: January 4, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Foreign Affairs Discussion Group

The topic is Africa and will focus on African countries’ diverse political, economic, energy, climate and healthcare policies, plus their foreign policy objectives. Also included is a look at the Biden administration’s efforts to establish a comprehensive and credible set of policies that address both African concerns and US interests, and offer African countries an alternative to the objectives of Russia, China, and others.

Moderated by Barbara Griffiths.  All are welcome.

Zoom Link

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https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/82019681598

Suggested Readings

https://www.cfr.org/article/whats-happening-democracy-africa

https://freedomhouse.org/article/how-african-democracies-can-rise-and-thrive-amid-https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2022/08/25/bidens-africa-strategy-seeks-to-revitalize-ties-with-the-continent/

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2022/08/25/bidens-africa-strategy-seeks-to-revitalize-ties-with-the-continent/

https://carnegieendowment.org/2022/08/11/new-u.s.-africa-strategy-breaks-from-status-quo-with-some-perplexing-stumbles-pub-87666

https://www.chathamhouse.org/publications/the-world-today/2022-08/will-africans-calls-better-democracy-be-met

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/12/15/u-s-africa-leaders-summit-strengthening-partnerships-to-meet-shared-priorities/

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