Howard W. French


From Quarantine To Appeasement

President Obama’s nominee for a key post reveals the bankruptcy of Washington’s thinking on Africa.


Demography Is Destiny

Why al-Shabab's Westgate massacre is just the tip of the iceberg for an Africa on the edge of dysfunction.


Beyond Al Qaeda

As Western countries rush into Africa's troubled Sahel region, are we once again forgetting history?


Only Haitians Can Save Haiti

The world has tried before to fix this troubled state -- and failed each time. Now will be no different, unless Haitians take the lead.

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About Howard W. French

Howard W. French is the author of China's Second Continent: How a Million Migrants are Building a New Empire in Africa. An associate professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, he is working on a book about the future of Chinese power.



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