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By Helen Epstein

ISBN-10: 0997722924

ISBN-13: 9780997722925

Is the West guilty for failing Uganda?

In this strong tale of Uganda and its war-torn pals in jap and crucial Africa, journalist Helen Epstein chronicles how America's naïve dealings with African strongmen and single-minded specialise in the conflict on Terror have themselves turns into resources of terror, short-circuiting the facility Ugandans may in a different way have over their very own destinies.

More than twenty years in the past, Epstein set out for Uganda to paintings as a public overall healthiness advisor. The $20 billion in Western relief poured into the rustic for the reason that then has performed little to enhance the health and wellbeing of the Ugandan humans, whose charges of poverty, illiteracy, and mortality stay staggeringly excessive. as a substitute, a lot of this cash has been used to shore up brutal and unsafe dictatorships within the quarter. one other tremendous MESS bargains a brand new mind set concerning the crises that experience ravaged Uganda, Rwanda, Congo, Sudan and Somalia and recommend the genuine center of darkness lies now not in Africa, yet in Western facilities of energy.

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