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(Audio of Video) The US is bound by shared history to Africa - a history that has been a source of much pain and conflict. Recently, however, there have been two significant developments which may define the relationship between the US and Africa for decades to come. The first is a legacy of the Bush administration - a brand new military command for Africa - called Africom. The second is the election of Barack Obama, a man with African roots, as US president.
Al Jazeera English: Witness, Americas Frontline Part 1
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Rageh Omaar travels to the US and through East and West Africa to investigate the American strategy for the continent.
In October 2008, the US formally launched Africom, a new military command for Africa.

Rageh Omaar investigates the genesis of Africom – the critical combination of the Bush administration's neo-con world view, the increasing panic about access to natural resources and the launch of the so-called war on terror.

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00:45:48 English 2009-09-21
 
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