New Report Examines State Of U.S.-Africa Relations Under Trump Administration

Council on Foreign Relations’ “Africa In Transition”: New Study on Trump Administration’s Impact on U.S.-Africa Relations
John Campbell, the Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies at CFR, highlights a new South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) study on “the African response thus far to the presidency of Donald Trump.” The report, written by John Stremlau, a SAIIA fellow and a visiting professor at the University of the Witswatersrand in Johannesburg, “contains in one place a great deal of information, ranging from the impact of proposed budget cuts at the State Department on Africa to cataloguing public statements about Africa made by the president (almost none), the secretary of state (also almost none), and Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. (a significant number). … [The study] shows where we are now and provides a benchmark for going forward…” (11/30).