U.S. President Barack Obama, center, participates in a bilateral meeting with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn at the National Palace, on Monday, July 27, 2015, in Addis Ababa. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit Ethiopia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama’s visit marks the first visit by a sitting U.S. president to Ethiopia. He arrived at the National Palace in the capital of Addis Ababa for a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, followed by a joint news conference

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In this photo taken, Saturday, July 18, 2015, a Ukrainian police officer talk with a woman in downtown Kiev, Ukraine. Kiev residents approach members of a new police force that has hit the streets, and even ask to take a picture with them. It’s being welcomed as the Ukrainian government’s first visible reform since it came to power in February 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

“The conclusion appears to be unanimous that — whatever you may think of the politics, external actors or the economy — the police was not working well,” said Brownfield, who has been advising nations on police reform for two decades.

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