Engaging Africa as a Strategic Partner: Diplomacy, Development, and Defense


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Cindy Courville
William Ward
Jendayi Frazer

A panel discussion on the possibilities and problems posed by the rise of the Africa on the world scene featuring General William Ward, Ambassador Jendayi Frazer, and Cindy Courville. The panelists discuss the evolving importance of Africa on the world scene, the need for the United States to address Africa as a strategic ally rather than a strategic partner, and the importance of breaking the common stereotype that African is a continent which is always in need and has nothing to offer to the United States in a strategic relationship.