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Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

From Tragedy to Useful Imperial Fiction

“… essential reading.” Edward S. Herman An accepted narrative holds that horrible Rwandan Hutu génocidaires planned and executed a satanic scheme to eliminate nearly a million Tutsis after a … 276 View

Slouching Towards Sirte

NATO's War on Libya and Africa

NATO’s war in Libya was proclaimed as a humanitarian intervention—bombing in the name of “saving lives.” Attempts at diplomacy were stifled. Peace talks were subverted. … 344 View
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Liberalism and the New Scramble for Africa

From: Slouching Towards Sirte

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Sirte

Keystone of Independence

From: Slouching Towards Sirte

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In Chapter One Sirte: Keystone of Independence, Forte contrasts the city of Sirte– found to be in near total ruin by the end of the 2011 Libyan Civil War– to the Sirte which was once … 39 $3.90 Add
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Sirte

Touchstone of Imperialism

From: Slouching Towards Sirte

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In Chapter Two Sirte: Touchstone of Imperialism, Forte examines how Sirte represented a post-colonial Libya, as the seat of the Al-Fateh Revolution and later the focus of international attention … 68 $6.80 Add
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The Will to Intervene

From: Is This the End of the Liberal International Order?

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In this reading, human rights lawyer Payam Akhavan discusses efforts by the international community to respond to human rights abuses an atrocities. He provides a history of UN peacekeeping … 61 $7.32 Add
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Libyan Pan-Africanism and Its Discontents

From: Slouching Towards Sirte

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In Chapter Three, Forte focus on Pan-Africanism and the relationships between Gaddafi’s Libya and key African Leaders. Forte highlights how much of Gaddafi’s thinking followed in the … 50 $5.00 Add
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A War against Africa

AFRICOM, NATO, and Racism

From: Slouching Towards Sirte

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In Chapter Four, Forte examines the role of the United States military in Africa through the role of the Africa Command (AFRICOM), the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA), the work of the … 50 $5.00 Add
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Humanitarianism and the Invention of Emergency

From: Slouching Towards Sirte

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In Chapter 5, Forte asks the reader to consider what the alternatives were to foreign intervention. He does this by criticizing popular myths that worked to legitimize military intervention and … 30 $3.00 Add
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The Aftermath

A New War on Africa

From: Slouching Towards Sirte

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In the Conclusion, Forte ends with an extension of one of the key themes in this book, namely that the war against Libya was also a war against Africa. He examines critical perspectives on regime … 42 $4.20 Add
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All the Same Problems and More

Are P3s the Answer to Africa’s Infrastructure Needs?

From: Ideology over Economics

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The Infrastructure Gap in Africa Extent of Private Involvement in African Infrastructure Trends in P3s in Africa Legal and Infrastructural Provisions for P3s in Africa Claims Made for P3s … 11 $1.10 Add
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Canadian Mining in Burkina Faso: Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Delegitimation as Structural Displacement

Part Two: Dispossession Abroad

From: Capitalism and Dispossession

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In Chapter 10, authors W.R. Nadège Compaoré and Tongnoma Zongo take a critical look at the Canadian mining industry in Burkina Faso. The chapter explores topics including Canadian … ; 20 $2.00 Add