Written by Asad Ismi and produced by Kristin Schwatrz
The Ravaging of Africa is a four part audio documentary series about the destructive impact of US imperialism on the continent.
"The ravaging of Africa has been enriching Europe and North America for more than 500 years. First European empires imposed slavery and colonialism on the continent. After 1945 the United States took over as the dominant neocolonial power. Through the Pentagon and the CIA the US has fueled 14 wars in Africa.
"The US has used the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund to systematically demolish African economies, and their health and education sectors. This military and economic war enables the looting of Africa's resources by western multinational corporations. Washington's genocidal imperial strategy has killed more than 26 million Africans, but has failed to suppress popular resistance..."