Skip to comments.US warns Tanzania over impact of Serengeti road
Posted on 06/01/2011 2:32:54 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
The Obama administration said Wednesday it has raised concerns with Tanzania's government about the impact of its plan to build a road through the Serengeti wildlife reserve, which environmentalists say could affect the famed wildebeest migration and threaten endangered species.
The top U.S. diplomat for Africa, Johnnie Carson, said he brought the matter up in meetings with top Tanzanian officials in late April and that Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton could revisit the topic when she visits the country this month. Clinton is expected in Tanzania next week as part of a three-nation African tour focused on trade and development that will also include Zambia and Ethiopia.
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One for the "What business is it of ours?" file.
Sounds like the Obama Admins are sending Hillary on a snipe hunt, to keep her out of the middle east and out of the White House.
Will we bomb Tanzania if they refuse to comply?
US to Tanzania: “We can have modern roads in our national parks and reserves but you cannot.” Ridiculous.
Kenya and Tanzania never really got along.
WTH? I’m sure that Tanzania is very very concerned over the impact of the East River Bridge & the imminent problem of the Tappen Zee Bridge on the Earth’s ecosystem...
Right. We can pour lots of $$$ of “foreign aid” that does not actually help the poor folks in Africa, but let them try something to help themselves, like build a modern highway to move goods and people more efficiently, and suddenly the wildebeest are more important?
If I were this administration, I’d be a hell of a lot more worried about the Marxist/totalitarian road they’re cutting through our constitution.
Safety and power via dictates is a temporary illusion for dictators.
Exactly why I clicked on this thread. Does the U.S. have to tell every country in the world what to do? 0bungles seems to have doubled or tripled down on this unfortunate policy.