Sunday, July 14, 2024

US base in Gaborone hiding in plain sight

Fresh information has emerged revealing how for a long time the United States of America’s military base in Botswana was hiding in plain sight.

While most people were searching for a brick and mortar establishment in Mapharangwane with US army boots on the ground, it has since emerged that the base was an on-paper agreement that the US Department of Defence can use Sir Seretse Khama airport for its military operations.

Recently de-classified Pentagon documents suggest that although the US Department of Defence (DoD) lists Botswana among its military bases, in actual fact the two countries are in a “situationship.”

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