Nigeria, Africa, and the United States: Challenges of by Olayiwola Abegunrin

By Olayiwola Abegunrin

The U.S. division of safety is scuffling with a brand new shadow struggle in Africa. Africa is the battlefield of the following day, and the USA army is spreading mystery wars within the continent. This e-book explores how and why this has occurred. because the starting of the 20 th century, the formula of the USA coverage in the direction of Africa has continuously been in line with the strategic value of the normal assets of Africa and the way those can be utilized within the nationwide pursuits of the U.S.. despite the fact that, such a lot americans gave little or no concept to Africa, yet as an alternative observed it because the darkish Continent, not just simply because its peoples are dark-skinned, but in addition since it used to be unknown to them. Africa is not any longer darkish, yet is very turning into one of many lions at the movement. This booklet examines and analyzes Nigeria and U.S. coverage at the continent because the chilly conflict. It appears to be like at Nigeria and the demanding situations dealing with the rustic, together with difficulties of improvement, stable governance, and safeguard. It really specializes in the affects of terrorism on Nigeria and U. S.-Africa kinfolk because the chilly warfare and the realities of September eleven, 2001, in family to Nigeria and United States-Islamists/jihadists' terrorism in Africa.

There is massive strength in Nigeria; the rustic has the most important inhabitants in Africa, and is well-endowed by way of either normal and human assets. Nigeria additionally has the biggest economic climate at the continent, the biggest black inhabitants on the earth, a burgeoning and colourful younger inhabitants, and a convention of overseas engagement given that its independence. Its helpful geographical place in West Africa allows exchange in the continent, in addition to with Europe, North and South the US, and Asia. Nigeria is crucial strategic accomplice for the us within the African continent, and should turn into more and more so during this century.

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