Princeton Lyman: A Strategic U.S. Approach to Africa

Conversations with History: Princeton N. Lyman

Princeton Lyman; Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Host Harry Kreisler welcomes Ambassador Princeton N. Lyman, former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa and Nigeria for a discussion of U.S. Africa Relations. He talks about Africa's strategic importance to the United States focusing on issues such as energy, health, terrorism, and human rights. He describes the role of China in African affairs and analyzes the U.S. capacity to engage Africa in the new strategic environment of the post 911 world.

Key Words: Diplomacy, Globalization, U.S. Policy, Africa, China
Princeton Lyman
Publication date: 
February 15, 2006
Publication type: 
Conversations with History