North Africa, the Obama Administration's Policy Orphan?

North Africa is too important to be left exclusively in the hands of security hawks, and excluding the region from Secretary of State Kerry's recent tour and President Obama's upcoming trip represents a missed opportunity.

For his first overseas tour, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry accomplished what every Secretary of State hoped to attain during a first trip: Thou shalt neither wreak havoc nor make unwarranted noise.