Friday, July 10, 2009

Obama, Ghana, and African oil

The West African Gulf of Guinea is not only oil rich, but
also the corridor for transporting West African oil to the
rest of the world. Controlling the Gulf of Guinea is a
principal goal of AFRICOM, the U.S. Africa Command.

Barack Obama's visit to Ghana is, most fundamentally, about West African oil and natural gas, and control of the corridors for transporting it through the Gulf of Guinea, on the West African Coast. Full text at,

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