U.S. Africa Policy beyond the Bush Years: Critical Challenges for the Obama Administration

June 11, 2009 • 9:00 – 10:30 pm EDT

A new report from the CSIS Africa Program offers a comprehensive assessment of U.S. Africa policy during the Bush years and provides recommendations in several key areas to the new Obama administration.  Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Johnnie Carson  made opening remarks. The reception was followed by a roundtable discussion with contributors to the report on how Africa will compete as a U.S. foreign policy priority in this current era.