Mark Green

Mark Green represented Wisconsin’s 8th District in the U.S. House from 1999 to 2007 and served as ambassador to Tanzania from mid-2007 to early 2009.

The Billionaire and the Young Mother


Sudanese business mogul-turned-democracy-activist Mo Ibrahim recently announced on his website, “This year, my Foundation withheld our Leadership Award for the third time in six years. This [has] prompted much hand-wringing over the state of Africa and in particular the futility of this initiative and the bad name it was giving to the Continent.” The “prize” […]

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Moving On From Benghazi


Each morning as I traveled to my office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, I drove by a small monument to the 11 people who lost their lives in 1998 when al Qaeda detonated a bomb in a truck parked outside the American embassy. In 2008, during the first ever visit to Tanzania by a sitting […]

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