Media appearances


“Rwanda at 50: Overcoming tragedy, but playing a risky game.” (14 July 2012). Al Jazeera English.

“How Not to Write About Africa.” (25 April 2012). Foreign Policy.

“The Colonial Sympathies of Newt Gingrich” (9 December 2011). The

“The DRC Votes: What’s Next?” (1 December 2011). Al Jazeera English.

“In Congo Elections, More than Just Democracy at Stake” (29 November 2011). The

“A Vaccination Triumph in Congo Offers Strategic Lessons.” (31 August 2011). The InterDependent.

“Congo conflict minerals bill hurts the miners it hopes to help.” (18 July 2011). Christian Science Monitor Africa Monitor blog.

“Do We Have the Congo Rape Crisis All Wrong?” (24 May 2011). The

“Who Tried to Kill Congo’s President?” (2 March 2011). The

“Why World Vision’s T-shirts will Hurt the Poor” (24 February 2011). Ethics Daily.

“Why recent US ‘conflict minerals’ legislation may not help in eastern Congo” (27 July 2010). Christian Science Monitor Africa Monitor blog.


“Intel, Apple praised for clean mineral efforts” (16 August 2012). Associated Press.

“Political Heavy Metal” (6 July 2012) Wall Street Journal.

“Congo-Kinshasa: Prosecutor Seeks New Charges” (18 May 2012). Institute for War & Peace Reporting.

“Critics: Kony Campaign about Cash Not Charity” (13 March 2012). US News & World Report.

“From Peacekeeping to Partisan Policing?” (18 January 2012). Inter Press Service.

“Kabila sworn in: Which way will DR Congo go now?” (21 December 2011). France 24.

“Out of Africa and into Iowa” (3 December 2012). New York Times.

“Why is Obama sending Troops Against the Lord’s Resistance Army?” (14 October 2011). The Atlantic.

“Obama sends US troops to capture Lord’s Resistance Army Chief” (14 October 2011). Globe and Mail (Canada).

“Did statelessness fuel the conflict in Congo?” (23 August 2011) AlertNet.

“US sends relief aid to drought-ridden Somalia” (10 August 2011) Voice of Russia America (radio)

“US Hosted Alleged Rwandan War Criminal for Military Visit.” (20 June 2011). The Atlantic.

“Mineral certification: the path to end Congo’s violence?” (6 May 2011). AlertNet.

“Blood on your phone.” (1 April 2011). Capital News Online (Canada).

“Queada do regime de Kadafi na Libia pode implodir missoes de paz na Africa e alterar o status que no continente” (27 February 2011). O Globo (Brazil)

“Somalia Analysts suggest Better Strategies to Fight Piracy” (22 February 2011). Voice of America.

“Gadhafi’s Dying Dream for African Unity” (21 February 2011). Globe and Mail (Canada).

“Calls for FDLR Crackdown after Leader’s Arrest.” (19 October 2010). Institute for War and Peace Reporting.

“Zimbabwe Diamond Ban: Will it Work?” (17 August 2010). Christian Science Monitor.

“Gadget Makers Forced to Look at Links to Congo War” (26 July 2010). Associated Press.