奥巴马在非洲

伯克利——7月10日,黑色非洲的一位非常重要的后裔将会荣归故里。

这就是学者们所说的“帝国反击战”,也就是曾经的殖民地民众,比如来自非洲和印度的移民在欧洲和北美站稳脚跟后,对种族和身份的标准发起挑战。借助首次对非洲的正式访问,美国总统巴拉克·奥巴马正在以一种全新的方式发起反击。他对加纳的访问凸显出散居海外的杰出人士积极为非洲事务做贡献的愿望。

奥巴马的访问尽管充满了象征意义,但仍然向世人展示他所掌握的权力有限。在美国经济问题和伊拉克及阿富汗战争的双重重压下,奥巴马无法在非洲大胆作为,也不敢大胆承诺。

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