This Day Live quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on Ambassador Hank Cohen’s breadth of experience and engagement with Africa, which culminated with his appointment as US Assistant Secretary of State on African Affairs: 

On the on-going discourse J. Peter Pham, Director, Atlantic Council Africa Center concludes that there are few who match Hank Cohen in terms of the length and breadth of his experience in and engagement with Africa, both within government and, subsequently, in the private sector. Pham no doubt has been following Cohen & Woods and its efforts to help US businesses exploit the opportunity of partnering with African governments and their businessmen.

Pham adds that even those who find themselves at disagreement with one or another of the author’s conclusions will nevertheless find the stories of his dealings with some of the most famous (and infamous) African leaders of the period fascinating and the insights of these historical figures which he recounts an invaluable resource.”

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