5 July 2021 — Tricontinental
Dossier no. 42 Co-publication with The Socialist Movement of Ghana’s Research Group
Some of AFRICOM’s known permanent and semi-permanent military bases on the African continent, 2019.
How do you visualise the footprint of Empire?
The images in this dossier map some of AFRICOM’s military bases on the African continent – both ‘enduring’ and ‘non-enduring’, as they are officially called. The satellite photos were gathered by data artist Josh Begley, who led a mapping project to answer the question: ‘how do you measure a military footprint?’