Sep 1 • 44M

Special - The Coup in Gabon w/ Nathaniel Powell

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American Prestige
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Derek sits down with Nathaniel Powell, West Africa analyst at Oxford Analytica and honorary researcher at Lancaster University’s Centre for War and Diplomacy, for a discussion of Wednesday’s coup in Gabon. Nathaniel gets into the background of ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba and his family, what we know about the junta, the domestic and international reaction, the possible role of US military training, how France fits into the equation, and more.

Check out Nathaniel’s book France’s Wars in Chad and follow him on Twitter @natkpowell!

Recorded Friday, September 1, 2023