Herman J. Cohen

Herman J. Cohen

Herman Jay "Hank" Cohen served as the United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1989 to 1993. His lobbying firm, Cohen and Woods International, has represented the governments of Angola and Zimbabwe. He brokered an end to the Eritrean-Ethiopian War in 1991. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Herman J. Cohen has 16 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum. The year with the most videos was 1991 with four videos. Most appearances with Donald M. Payne (2), Howard Wolpe (2). Most common tags: Africa, South Africa, Apartheid.

Appearances by Title:c. September 13, 1996 - Present Senior Adviser, Global Coalition for Africa Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2008 - Present Adjunct Professor, African Studies Program, Nitze (Paul H.) School of Advanced International Studies Videos: 0 c. December 31, 1993 - Present Founder and President, Cohen and Woods International Videos: 0


Assistant Secretary, African Affairs, Department of State c. May 17, 1989 - c. January 1, 1993 Videos: 14

Recent Appearances

  • Al Shabaab and Terrorism

    Al Shabaab and Terrorism

    Herman Cohen talked about al Shabaab and the recent bombing in Uganda, what al Shabab is, where it’s operating, its affiliation…

  • Conflict in Sudan

    Conflict in Sudan

    Mr. Cohen talked about the civil war in Sudan and the religious conflicts fueling tensions in the nation. He also responded…

  • Resolving Conflicts in Africa

    Resolving Conflicts in Africa

    As part of its annual legislative conference, members of the Congressional Black Caucus and others gathered to discussed…

  • Restructuring Intelligence Agencies Part 4

    Restructuring Intelligence Agencies Part 4

    Commission members heard testimony from former intelligence officials concerning the necessary role and capabilities of the…

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