Africa in Transition: Prospects for a New Century (1999)

Promoting political development, encouraging economic development and managing conflict are challenges to nation-building in sub-Saharan Africa. This paper covers those three issues, as well as the impact societal issues will have on regional growth and  how this will define U.S. policy towards Africa. This paper focuses on sub-Saharan Africa. Countries bordering the Mediterranean are usually considered within the context of the Middle.