Henry Kissinger was convinced that Africans were incapable of responsible government—so he fought against the national liberation movements fighting for independence.
For all the coverage about Kamala Harris’ Afrobeats Spotify playlist, or her search for her grandfather’s house in Lusaka, her African trip is about shoring up US positions.
It is high time that the devastating impact of foreign intervention in Africa be taken as seriously as those in Europe.
Foreign support for governments that benefit privileged elites and their external backers perpetuate violence and instability. It won’t be any different for Latin American countries like Venezuela.