07/24/09 – David Vine – The Scott Horton Show

by | Jul 24, 2009 | Interviews

David Vine, author of Island of Shame: The Secret History of the U.S. Military Base on Diego Garcia, discusses the post-WWII origin of the Diego Garcia military base, how the native Chagossian population — descended from slaves and indentured servants from French colonial times — was forcibly relocated 1200 miles away to Mauritius, the numerous other incidents of displaced native populations in U.S. history and how Diego Garcia is becoming a hub for the U.S. empire’s global tentacles.


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