Africa In World Affairs final

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Answer the following question (30 points). Your answer should be in essay form between 3-5 double-spaced pages.

Using either the Kenya or Sudan case studies, discuss the conflicts which affected these countries, and the role of the U.S and international community in helping to resolve the conflicts and to promote democratic governance. You should explore how these conflicts are symptomatic of the problem of ethnic conflict in Africa, and you should note the specific causes of the conflict that you choose to discuss. You should discuss how the U.S. and others worked with African organizations like the AU and IGAD, and with indigenous civil society.

Your answer should provide details to support your statements, and you should refer to required reading in Davidson and Gilbert. You may cite other sources as well.

Answer ONE of the following two questions (30 points). Your answer should be in essay form between 3-5 double-spaced pages.

1.Compare and contrast the policies and activities of the U.S. and China in Africa. You should take into account the potentially positive and negative aspects of such involvement. Your answer should address the issue of competition between the U.S. and China on the continent.

You should provide sufficient detail to support your statements. You do not need to make any reference to required reading.

2.How are the future economic and political prospects of Africa affected – both positively and negatively – by the economic, political, and social progress being made, and by economic, political, and social challenges? You do not need to make any reference to required reading.

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