Greg Grandin, professor of Latin American history at NYU and author of Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism.
The Clinton administration announced recently an initiative to create a 10,000-strong all-African military force to intervene in regional crises. Although the initiative has received tepid support in Congress, some African countries have taken a keen interest and started training soldiers for the international force.
• Caleb Rossiter, the director of Demilitarization for Democracy, a research and advocacy organization based in Washington, DC.
• Sulayman Nyang, a professor in the Department of African Studies at Howard University in Washington, DC. He is also a board member of Demilitarization for Democracy.
• Peter Takirambudde, director of Human Rights Watch/Africa, a human rights group based in New York City.
Recent Shows More
There are no headlines for this date.
The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to
democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions,