A critical piece to the counter-terrorism puzzle seems to have been missed: where in the world is the Nigerian President?
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Lots of folks are asking how this White House-led PSD relates to State Department's recently launched Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR).
The Obama administration has made separate pronouncements on global health, food security and women's rights. It's not yet clear how it will fit these together into a coordinated global development strategy.
Word has it that the Administration's candidate for the Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO has cleared the arduous vetting process.
In Mauritania the vote was so obviously suspicious that the electoral chief resigned and the opposition rejected the results.
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