104. The Unbelievably Horrific Diego Garcia Tragedy with Dr. David Vine

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Friday, August 19, 2016



Episode Summary

Dr. David Vine joins Adam Camac to discuss the Diego Garcia tragedy, the US military base there, and the horrible exile and suffering of the Chagossian people.

About the Guest

Dr. Vine is Associate Professor of Anthropology at American University and author of Island of Shame: The Secret History of the U.S. Military Base on Diego Garcia. He is a regular contributor to TomDispatch, and his work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and numerous other publications. He is also the author of Base Nation: How US Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World.

You can follow his work at basenation.us and davidvine.net. You can learn more about Diego Garcia at letusreturnusa.org.

Biographical information is from davidvine.net.

Related Article
1. The Truth About Diego Garcia: And 50 Years of Fiction About an American Military Base by David Vine (June 14, 2015)

Books Mentioned
1. Island of Shame: The Secret History of the U.S. Military Base on Diego Garcia by David Vine
2. Base Nation: How US Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World by David Vine

Resources Mentioned
1. Basenation.us
2. Davidvine.net
3. Letusreturnusa.org
4. UK Chagos Support Association

Documentaries Mentioned
1. Stealing a Nation by John Pilger
2. Camp Justice from Season 1 of the Truth and Power series

Previous Appearance
3. US Bases and Military Operations around the World with Dr. David Vine (Tuesday, March 1, 2016)

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