One of Washington’s leading Africa analysts, Judd Devermont at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, published a short Q&A that reflected on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent three-nation African tour that wrapped up last week.
Devermont’s key takeaway is that the trip should broadly be regarded as a success if only because it did not create new controversies on top of the recent travel ban, s***hole countries comment, Nambia and so on.
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