The Dark Sahara: America's War on Terror in Africa
The U.S. is keen to build a substantial military presence in Africa, citing the need to combat the growth of Al-Qaeda in Somalia, Algeria and other countries on the continent. This book reveals the secret U.S. agenda behind the 'war on terror' in Africa and the shocking methods used to perpetuate the myth that the region is a hot-bed of Islamic terrorism. Africa expert Jer...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 28th 2008 by Pluto Press
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-30 of 34)
Feb 06, 2010 Marieke rated it 4 of 5 stars
Inspired me to not believe anything i read in American, French, German, or Algerian media. I think the author is amazingly knowledgeable about the region and the people, but I also think there are some inconvenient truths for him, which he may have glazed over, skirted around, didn't really want to deal with. I think the truth is closer to what he presents than what American foreign policy would have us believe, but. Actually, i don't really know what to say. I probably shouldn't say anything. I...more