Torey Malatia is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Chicago Public Media, Inc. He is a leader in public media strategic thinking, has written and lectured extensively about the public media's role as a public trust. As an advocate for deepening community commitments, he has spearheaded numerous neighborhood and local reporting initiatives.
With President Obama having to devote significant attention to Iraq and Afghanistan during his first term, scholars and practitioners debate his track record in Africa. What do the current trends in Africa imply for American economic and national security? And will President Obama in his second term need to alter current American policy toward Africa?