Shows featuring Horace Campbell

Professor of African American studies and political science at Syracuse University. He has written extensively on African politics. His new book is called Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libya.

  • Horace Campbell on Mandela’s Legacy, NATO’s Failure in Libya and Obama’s Trip to Africa

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    In this web-only interview, Syracuse University Professor Horace Campbell reflects on the importance of Nelson Mandela and the anti-apartheid struggle. He also talks about his new book, "Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libya." [includes rush transcript]
    June 28, 2013 | Blog Post
  • Horace Campbell: Obama Takes "Imperial Tour" of Africa as World Honors Ailing Mandela Obama-senegal-1
    President Obama’s three-nation tour of Africa moves from Senegal to South Africa today before wrapping up in Tanzania. Obama’s stated goals are to raise investment opportunities for U.S. businesses, address development issues such as food security, and promote democracy. His visit to South Africa comes at a time of...
    June 28, 2013 | Story
  • Prof. Horace Campbell: Peace & Justice Movement Should Oppose U.S.-Led Intervention in Libya Libya_horace
    Forces aligned with Libyan leader Col. Muammar Gaddafi have launched new assaults to regain control of several towns captured in a popular uprising over the past two weeks. Meanwhile, two U.S. warships have moved through the Suez Canal into the Mediterranean Sea toward Libya under orders by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates....
    March 02, 2011 | Story
  • Sudan Referendum: "A Real Turning Point for the People of Africa," Says Horace Campbell South-sudan
    On Sunday, Southern Sudan will begin a week-long referendum on whether to break off from Sudan and form a new independent state. The vote is being held under the 2005 peace agreement that ended a nearly four-decade civil war between the North and South that killed some 2.5 million Sudanese. The people of South Sudan are widely...
    January 04, 2011 | Story
  • Ivory Coast Showdown: A Discussion on the Political Crisis in West Africa Ivory-coast
    Ivory Coast’s political crisis remains in a deadlock following a day of talks with visiting African heads of state. On Monday, a delegation of leaders from Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Cape Verde and Kenya met with both Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and longtime opposition leader Alassane Ouattara. Gbagbo and Ouattara...
    January 04, 2011 | Story
  • As Thousands Flee Ivory Coast, Former Clinton Adviser Lanny Davis is Paid Lobbyist for President Who Refuses to Cede Power Gbagbo
    A general strike has been called for in the Ivory Coast today to force incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo to cede power. Gbagbo has refused to step aside following the disputed presidential election last month. Opposition leader Alassane Ouattara has been widely recognized as the winner of the vote. Meanwhile, the president of...
    December 27, 2010 | Story
  • Zimbabwe and the Question of Imperialism: A Discussion Mugabeweb
    In Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe has come under widespread criticism for refusing to cancel a runoff election scheduled for Friday. Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai won the first round of elections in March but withdrew from the runoff late last week. He has sought refuge in the Dutch embassy in Harare out of what he says is concern for his life. We host a discussion on Zimbabwe with University...
    June 26, 2008 | Story
  • Analyst: On Africa Visit, Bush Pushes Agenda of Continent-Wide U.S. Military Expansion Bushes-africatourweb
    President Bush is back in Africa on five-country tour for the second and presumably final time during his presidency. Many anticipate that the President’s visit is an opportunity to shore up support among African allies for America’s strategic and economic interests, including expansion of the U.S. military command in Africa, AFRICOM. We speak to veteran Africa analyst Horace Campbell, professor...
    February 18, 2008 | Story