RIPPED APART: South Africa and US Relations Implode
A few weeks ago, American ambassador to South Africa, Reuben E. Brigety II, accused South Africa of arming Russia in its invasion of Ukraine. The rand plummeted to new lows and our tax-free AGOA access to the American market looks in deep jeopardy.
The revelation comes soon after the ANC accused America of provoking the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The public spat between the two countries signalled that the US had simply had enough of South Africa.
Join us as we examine the two former allies, Ripped Apart.
Tomas Eisenstadt – Director of Intelligence, Scholae, Global Security Analysis
Jakkie Cilliers – Founder and chairperson of the Institute for Security Studies
Prof Krista Johnson – Center for African Studies, Howard University, Washington D.C.