You Better Believe That Africa Matters

For too long in the West, primarily the United States and Western Europe, the continent of Africa has been viewed as peripheral to world affairs. It was thought of only in terms of the natural resources that could be extracted from it or as a place of poverty, violence, and disasters—natural and man-made.

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How Diversity Can Enhance Diplomacy

Given their life experiences, People of Color (POC) and women already possess many of the skills to succeed in diplomacy. These include cross-cultural communications, linguistic competence, and acceptance of practices absent from life in the United States and Western countries.

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Decision-Making in Times of Uncertainty

These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country. But he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.

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