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Title Africa in the wider world / editor, Richard Downie
Published Washington, DC : Center for Strategic & International Studies ; Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (iv, 37 pages)
Series CSIS Reports
CSIS report.
Contents Africa diverging the struggle to keep pace with a fast-evolving continent / Richard Downie -- African security : time for a change in doctrine? / William M. Bellamy -- The unfinished health agenda in Africa / J. Stephen Morrison and Talia Dubovi -- Linking trade and development in Africa / Daniel F. Runde and Conor M. Savoy -- China and Africa : is the honeymoon over? / Jennifer Cooke -- India's Africa story / Richard M. Rossow -- The three faces of African energy / Sarah O. Ladislaw -- Europe and Africa : where demographic and insecurity collide / Heather A. Conley and Jean-Francois Pactet -- State building challenges in Africa / Robert D. Lamb -- Africa and the Americas : historic ties, future opportunities / Carl Meacham -- The Maghreb looks South / Haim Malka -- Banking on Africa's youth / Nicole Goldin -- Africa opening or closing? / Sarah Mendelson
Summary The U.S.-Africa Leaders' Summit, being hosted by President Barack Obama in August 2014, acknowledges the increasing strategic, economic, and diplomatic importance of Africa and signals a desire by the United States to step up its engagement with one of the world's fastest-growing regions. The summit provides a timely opportunity to take stock of some of the dynamic changes that have been taking place in Africa's 54 countries and to examine the shifting contours of its relations with the rest of the world. In this collection of essays, regional and functional experts from CSIS consider the main themes of the summit -- and of Africa's current place in the world -- including trade and investment, peace and security, and democracy and good governance. The authors consider how Africa's transformation is changing the way the continent is viewed externally and driving new types of engagement on security, development, and economic issues
Notes "A report of the CSIS Africa Program."
"July 2014."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (CSIS, viewed August 9, 2014)
Subject Economic development -- Africa.
Nation-building -- Africa.
National security -- Africa.
Africa -- Foreign economic relations.
Africa -- Foreign relations.
Form Electronic book
Author Downie, Richard, editor
Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.), publisher
Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.). Africa Program, issuing body
ISBN 144224027X (electronic bk.)
9781442240278 (electronic bk.)