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Obama’s Africa Opportunity

Use a New Military Command to Drive Change

Barack Obama's immense popularity on the African continent is more than a feel good story - it's of vital strategic utility to the United States. As an underdeveloped and unstable continent hangs in the balance, Obama has a unique ability to leverage his influence to root out terrorism and strengthen African states.

Barack Obama’s immense popularity on the African continent is more than a feel good story – it’s of vital strategic utility to the United States. As an underdeveloped and unstable continent hangs in the balance, Obama has a unique ability to leverage his influence to root out terrorism and strengthen African states.

The open question is: Will he go about it the right way?

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