Biden’s Africa Strategy Needs a Real Reboot, Not Just New Messaging

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken gives a speech on the U.S. Africa Strategy at the University of Pretoria, in Pretoria, South Africa, Aug. 8, 2022 (AP photo by Andrew Harnik).

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is using his visit to Africa to unveil Washington’s new approach to relations with the continent. That approach will be hampered by Washington’s deafness to long-standing complaints on a range of issues from many African countries, and its blindness to its own hypocrisy toward the continent.

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