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August 28, 2018

U.S. Foreign Policy
Ambassador Princeton Lyman, Giant of U.S.-Africa Policy, Passes Away

Ambassador Princeton Lyman passed away last week at the age of eighty-two. A true giant of U.S.-Africa relations, he had a long and extraordinary career as a diplomat and scholar, serving as the United States’ ambassador in Nigeria and South Africa, as the assistant secretary of state for Africa, and as the U.S. special envoy to Sudan, among other posts.

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April 1, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Princeton N. Lyman Appointed to Sudan Special Envoy

UN and U.S. Special Envoy Officials pose with election materials that include voter registration kits, manuals and cards of referendum materials that were handed over in Khartoum October 30, 2010. (M…

Princeton N. Lyman Appointed to Sudan Special Envoy

March 4, 2021

Global
The President's Inbox Episodes by Topic

The President's Inbox (TPI) has produced more than two hundred episodes since it debuted in November 2016. The topics covered have ranged from Afghanistan to China to human rights to Russia to the ro…

Resolute desk

January 25, 2021

Cybersecurity
Cyber Doctrines and the Risk of Nuclear Crisis Instability. Part 2: Russian and Chinese Use of Proxies

The use of cyber proxies by Russia and China compounds the risk of nuclear crisis instability caused by cyber operations.

The 103-foot Titan II Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.

December 28, 2020

2020 in Review
Ten Foreign Policy Notables Who Died in 2020

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2020 who through…

U.S. Flag

June 4, 2010

Development
World Cup and South Africa’s Unmet Goals

The upcoming soccer World Cup brings enormous prestige to South Africa’s still-emerging democracy. But for all its post-apartheid progress, the country still must fix deep-rooted economic and politic…

March 24, 2010

Sub-Saharan Africa
An Overview of U.S. Policy in Africa

Testimony on an Overview of U.S. Policy in Africa

January 29, 2010

Nigeria
Nigeria: Principal Issues

Testimony on Nigeria: Principal Issues

July 17, 2007

Democracy
Democracy in Africa

Democracy in Africa Mr. Chairman, members of the Committee, thank you for asking me to testify on this most important subject, the development of democracy in Africa. This hearing is timely, becaus…