U.S. Imperial Overstretch in Africa: Special Forces in 33 Countries

Guess in which country the United States has deployed the largest percentage of military forces? The Middle East, you say? Sorry, it’s Africa. The troop surge in Africa is higher than any other place in the world. The U.S. “special forces” are a presence in 33 African nations, roughly 60% of the countries on that continent. Why? To keep China and Russia at bay. China has the nerve to offer to build infrastructure there. What does the U.S. offer? Military troops and weapons.

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About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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