1 - Africa Research Notes - SECURITY AND COUNTERTERRORISM DIMENSIONS IN THE POST-2020 US
2 November 2020
In recent times, security agenda and, therefore, Kenya alongside scenes of police dispersing peaceful protests and other African states in the Security Council and brutalizing the citizens have become common and the African Union, must devise clear strategies to a reflection of increased violation of basic human enhance the realization of the African agenda in rights. [...] attacks in the US and the subsequent “global war In light of any of the scenarios, the big question on terror” and counterterrorism dominated the US is: What will be the implications of the triumph of policy agenda in the region at the dawn of the new either Trump-Pence or Biden-Kamala ticket in the millennium. [...] The third phase after 2014 corresponded with the AmericA’s evolving Policy towArds rise of China, the resurgence of Russia, decline of AfricA the international liberal order and the strident return of Cold War era geopolitics. [...] As the expanded use of drone strikes in Africa and the health pandemic continues to unfold in the Horn Middle East, and tighter limits on immigration with uncertain long term effects on security, the and refugee admissions. [...] In this regard, Kenya and other “America First” policy punctuated by populism, African states in the UNSC should; foremost, isolationism, trade wars and protectionism champion the full implementation of the African has widened the ideological gap between Union Master Roadmap of Practical Steps to China and the US.