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Monday, March 30, 1998

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  • The US and Nigeria

    Late last week in a press conference in South Africa, Clinton offered an apparent gesture of support for the Nigerian Dictator Sani Abacha, saying that he would not object to Abacha running for president as long as he does so as a civilian.

  • Women Participation in Africa Small Arms Trade

    In a series of articles about the small arms trade in Africa which appeared in the most recent issue of The Earth Times, one high-lighted quote reads, "We don’t manufacture weapons of war in Africa. The day the developed countries pass a resolution to stop arms to Africa our wars will stop." It is not only weapons but military training as well. The Washington based group Demilitarization for Democracy recently issued a report outlining U.S. military support for dictators in Africa.