Contents: An Introduction to this Bulletin from Jean Sindab and David Wiley, ACAS Co-Chairs • New ACAS Executive Secretary in Washington - Ms. Lisa Alfred • Clinton and Africa: Searching for a Post-Cold War Order • Update: George E. Moose Nominated As Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs • A Greater Voice for Africa in the United States: An Analysis and Proposed Agenda for Africanist Scholars • ACAS ISSUE WORKING GROUP (IWG) PAPERS • U.S. Policy on Militarization and Interventions in Africa: Beyond the Somalian Crisis • Africa in U.S. Foreign Policy • The Environment • HEALTH: WHOSE AGENDA? • US Foreign Economic Assistance • Recognizing Africa or Promoting Development? • ACADEMIC FREEDOM IN AFRICA • SOUTH AFRICA: WHAT KIND OF TRANSITION • From the Executive Secretary • The Honorable Harry Johnston, Chairman, House Subcommittee on Africa • Farewell Mickey • 103rd Congressional Schedule • Political Action Committee Report • Committee on Foreign Affairs Survey of Activities Weekly Legislative Roundup • Announcements • The newsletter discusses the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Operation Restore Hope!, the Bush Administration, the National Security Education Act (Boren Bill), the Clinton administration, Rev. Jesse Jackson, National Security Director Anthony Lake, Sandy Berger, Michael Clough, Nancy Soderberg, the Boipatong massacre, Al Gore, Nelson Mandela, sanctions, the IMF (International Monetary Fund), the Boipatong and Bisho shootings, F.W. de Klerk, Secretary of State Warren Christopher, Cy Vance, Clifton Wharton, TIAA-CREFF, Walter Carrington, Johnnie Carson, Vivian Derrick, Richard Joseph, Joshua Muravchik, Steven Solarz, Sam Nunn, Les Aspin, Madeleine K. Albright, Africare Executive Director C. Payne Lucas, National Security Review 30 (NSR 30), AIDS, J. Brian Atwood , the National Democratic Institute (NDI), Joseph Liberman, MPLA, RENAMO bandits, Maxine Waters, Craig Washington, Paul Simon, Mervyn Dymally, Donald Payne, Ronald Reagan, CODESRIA, food aid, the World Bank, the OAU (Organization of African Unity), majority rule, democracy, stable terms of economic exchange, SADCC, drought, public health, HIV, malaria, infant death , debt relief, investment capital, development, the African Studies Association (ASA), the African Heritage Studies Association (AHSA), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the African Policy Information Center (APIC), Washington Office on Africa (WOA), TransAfrica, Bread for the World, Development Gap, the Africa Development Foundation, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), UNITA, Jonas Savimbi, the export of arms to Africa, the Security Council, UNESCO, peace keeping, demilitarizing Africa, decolonization, the Persian Gulf War, the USSR, interventions, refugees, Zaire, Developmental Assistance, Military/Security Assistance, Structural Adjustment Programs, President Banda, the National Party, tuberculosis, malnutrition, private investment, mining, oil, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Ben Wisner, the State Department, COSATU, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), ANC (African National Congress), Cliff Kupchan, Ms. Mickey Harmon, the International Military Education and Training (IMET), James Woolsey, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Makau wa Matua, Harvard Law School Human Rights Project, Olusegun Obasanjo, and the Africa Leadership Forum.
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root