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Obama’s Africa Summit: Too Little, Too Late?

africanglobe - Realising that its position in the fortunes of Africa and its rapid economic growth is increasingly marginal, the US government has recently sought to revamp its Africa strategy. A number of initiatives have been launched to that effect, including the US-Africa Leaders Summit.

Energy War

In a world in which the U.S. and Europe are addicted to oil and gas, and those increasingly scarce resources are controlled by authoritarian regimes in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Venezuela, Sudan and Russia, the geopolitical ramifications have upset the traditional balance of power between nations.