Обама в Африке

БЕРКЛИ - 10 июля один очень важный потомок черной Африки совершит торжественное возвращение на родину.

Когда разговор заходит о бывших колонизированных народах, вроде иммигрантов из Африки и Индии, которые освоились в Европе и Северной Америке, а затем бросили вызов расовым стандартам и идентичности, специалисты говорят: «империя наносит ответный удар». В свою первую служебную командировку в Африку американский президент Барак Обама нанесет ответный удар новым способом. Его визит в Гану выделяет стремление выдающихся иммигрантов внести положительный вклад в дела Африки.

Однако несмотря на то, что визит Обамы, с одной стороны, полон символизма, с другой - он демонстрирует пределы его власти. Обремененный экономическими проблемами в Америке и войнами в Ираке и Афганистане, он не сможет сделать какие-либо смелые шаги в отношении Африки или дать африканцам большие обещания.

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