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Elizabeth Shackelford

Less is More: A New Strategy for US Security Assistance to Africa

Report by Coauthors

The US strategy toward Africa today is neither effective nor sustainable. It’s time to flip the script.

US troops participate in a military exercise with African allies
US Foreign Policy

Burkina Faso: If It’s Not Broke, Don’t Break It

Policy Brief by Elizabeth Shackelford

A military strengthened by American training, weapons, and intelligence helped create the very problem US assistance was meant to prevent.

 Supporters of Capt. Ibrahim Traore parade wave a Russian flag in the streets of Ouagadougou
AP Photos
US Foreign Policy