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Carla Konta

ideas more attuned to pan-African and Third World concerns than to those of US leaders. This inability to maintain a tight focus on national identities and priorities caused the program to be shut down in 1978. 59 The CU jazz tours followed the Cold War hot spots. The 1956 Dizzy Gillespie tour began in Iran and culminated in Turkey, Yugoslavia, and Greece, with stops in Syria and the US military allies Pakistan and Lebanon. The Gillespie and the Dave Brubeck trip in 1958 moved through the Eisenhower conception of a ‘perimeter defence’ against the Soviet Union

in US public diplomacy in socialist Yugoslavia, 1950–70
Neo-colonialism encounters regionalism?
Mark Langan

(committed to a confederal model of African unity) challenged Nkrumah’s Casablanca Group (committed to a federal model of African unity) in the immediate years of independence. With the creation of the Organisation for African Unity, as opposed to the Union of African States, which Nkrumah had espoused, the Monrovia Group succeeded in its ambitions to prevent immediate African unification under a federal agency. Adjacent to this decision, RECs (such as the East African Community championed by Julius Nyerere) came to the fore – to the detriment of pan-African institutions

in Britain and Africa in the twenty-first century
Alex Vines

partnerships if a post-colonial pan-African strategic ambition remains achievable in practice, and not just on paper. Notes * Alex Vines is Head, Africa Programme, Chatham House and Assistant Professor, Coventry University. Claudia Wallner, during her placement at Chatham House, assisted in providing some research support. This chapter links to two others, referenced where appropriate: ‘To Brexit and beyond: Africa and the United Kingdom’, in D. Nagar and C. Mutasa (eds), Africa and the World

in Britain and Africa in the twenty-first century