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KONY 2014: Obama Orders New Troop Surge to ‘Find Ugandan Warlord’

Patrick Henningsen | Remember KONY 2012? Well, it’s back. Obama’s White House is in foreign policy meltdown, so it’s time to dust off that old African chestnut.

At Pentagon, ‘Pivot to Asia’ becomes ‘Shift to Africa’

21WIRE + WP | The Pentagon has also expanded operations with the only permanent U.S. base on the continent, Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, which serves as a hub for counter-terrorism missions in Somalia and Yemen.

Strange Bedfellows: How the U.S. and Egypt control the destiny of the region

Patrick Henningsen | Unfortunately for Washington, Egypt’s military junta have quickly figured out how the US is always able to play both sides of the geopolitical game.