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The Dying Sahara: US Imperialism and Terror in Africa

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In The Dark Sahara (Pluto, 2009), Jeremy Keenan exposed the collusion between the US and Algeria in fabricating terrorism to justify a new ‘Saharan front’ in Washington’s War on Terror. Now, in The Dying Sahara, he reveals how the designation of the region as a ‘Terror Zone’ has destroyed the lives and livelihoods of thousands of innocent people.

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Paperback, 352 pages
Published March 14th 2013 by Pluto Press (first published September 1st 2010)
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Rob Prince
May 04, 2013 Rob Prince rated it it was amazing
Among my `this is a depressing-must reads' I put Jeremy Keenan's The Dying Sahara at the top of the list. The book is a sequel to Keenan's first important work on that region of growing global scramble for oil, uranium, gold - The Dark Sahara.

Together the two books give an in depth analysis of all of the machinations taking place in what is for American readers, an obscure region of the world. The fundamental thesis in The Dying Sahara - that the United States - AFRICOM and other lowlife counte
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Erlend Landrö
Sep 30, 2015 Erlend Landrö rated it really liked it
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This is a book well worth reading. It presents a convincing narrative of the "global war on terror" in and around the Sahel. Jeremy Keenan does a great job in presenting the facts and making the reader understand the situation that is and has been in that region of Africa. But before you read this book you should read The Dark Sahara by Keenan, it helps you to understand The Dying Sahara to a broader extent.
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