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The Politics of Genocide and the 20th anniversary of the tragic mass killings in Rwanda in 1994. Our first guest is Robin Philpot, a Montreal author of the new book Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa, from tragedy to useful Imperial fiction. Our second guest is Edward Herman, professor Emeritus at Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and co-author of the Monthly Review Press book The Politics of Genocide.

 

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I am an expert on Congo

I am an expert on Congo politics, I have written my own book and have worked on the Congo for 8 years. Mr. Philpot clearly has his own agenda, he is the worst kind of apologist for Françafrique. I know better than most what Rwanda's domestic and foreign policy has been but his book is completely one sided. Mr. Philpots work is a pathetic collection of French conspiracy theories. This book downplays the horror of the Rwandan genocide. Yes the RPF, launched a war in Congo and killed 5 million people but the RPF is not a creation of American foreign policy. The author makes dubious allegations that the CIA assassinated the former president of Rwanda which has no basis in reality. His reason why the US would supposedly do this is the same old conspiracy theory the US is trying to steel Africa's resources, so it helped Rwanda invade the Congo. If the US was just interested in resources it would be far more simple to prop up Mobutu's rule rather than back a foriegn actor to overthrow him.

a traveling road show for

a traveling road show for fools...'Mr. Bill and Our Big Nose Puppets'...starring our ex-prez Opium War murder boss Poppy Bush crushing the nations of Congo, Rwanda and Libya...moving from the murders of Lumumba and Gaddaf's daughter in the 60's and horrible 80's, through our 1990-'94 war on Rwanda...jabbing his finger at us w/ the puppet governor running his Mena, Arkansas coke stand w/ business partners Manuel Noriega and Michael Harari stuck on the end.

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