U.S.-African Partnerships: Advancing Common Interests

Remarks Thomas A. Shannon, Jr. Under Secretary for Political Affairs  U.S. Institute of Peace Washington, DC September 13, 2017   IntroductionGood morning. Thank you President Lindborg for your very kind and generous introduction. To you and to Ambassador Carson I am grateful for the invitation to participate in this important and timely symposium. It is always ...
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Secretary Of State Remarks On Boko Haram

In its quest to destroy knowledge, the terrorist group Boko Haram has killed more than 20,000 people, displaced more than 2 million, and flung some 7 million Nigerians into hunger, thirst, and desperate need. Boko Haram has a complete and total disrespect for life, the opposite of every religion.  It fears knowledge. It fears education. ...
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