NATO Expands Into Africa As US Bullies the Continent Over Ukraine, w/ Vijay Prashad
NATO expansion might have provoked the war in Ukraine, but surrounding Russia isn’t the organization’s only pursuit. NATO participated in the US “war on terror” in Afghanistan, NATO destroyed Libya and today NATO is expanding into Africa.
To help break it all down, Rania Khalek was joined by Vijay Prashad, Executive Director of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and author of many books, including “Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups, and Assassinations.”
2:00 What is NATO?
4:50 A global NATO
7:59 Europe’s military footprint in Africa
11:00 NATO goes to Africa
12:10 NATO in Libya: Chaos and consequences
17:32 Flood of weapons into Libya destabilized Africa
22:40 New mood growing in Africa
26:43 Bully Africa over Ukraine
33:45 Germany becomes third largest military spender
41:15 Africa is on the move
53:06 Sri Lanka update
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