Joeva Rock

Joeva Rock is a graduate student in the Department of Anthropology at American University in Washington, DC focusing on colonial legacies in West Africa. Follow her on Twitter: @southsidetrees.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Militarizing the Ebola Crisis
Six months into West Africa’s Ebola crisis, the international community is finally heading calls for substantial intervention in the region. On September 16, President Obama announced a multimillion-dollar U.S. response to the spreading contagion. The crisis, which began in March 2014, has killed...
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An AFRICOM beach assault training exercise in Toubakouta, Senegal. (Credit: Lance Corporal Timothy Solano/public domain) Views
Friday, May 16, 2014
Militarized Humanitarianism in Africa
WASHINGTON - As the world remains transfixed by the kidnapping of almost 300 Nigerian girls, there have been increasing calls for international intervention in the effort to rescue them. But what many people don’t know is that the U.S. military has been active in the region for years. With the Iraq...
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