Africa: Politics and Societies South of the Sahara

The Dark Sahara: Interview with Keenan on US Strategy in the Sahel

Posted in African Politics, Global Africa by ruben eberlein on August 15, 2009

Watch the interview on the book by Jeremy Keenan ‘The Dark Sahara: America’s War on Terror in Africa’ on Democracynow. The Professor of Anthropology from SOAS says that the US military and their friends in the Algerian secret service ‘fabricated’ a terrorist threat in the Sahara by staging the hostage-taking of European tourists in 2003.

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