Jul 03 2013

Obama in Africa: turning rhetoric into reality?

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Obama salvaged an awkwardly-timed visit to Tanzania and South Africa with a fresh call for U.S.-Africa relations to build around self-reliance and mutual benefit rather than humanitarian assistance and charity. But as I argue in a new essay in In These Times, Obama has militarized African affairs in many ways during his Presidency and he must somehow find a basis for addressing Africa beyond the prism of national security.

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