Tag: AFRICOM

Washington in Africa, 2012: Who will Obama ‘whack’ next?

Graphic from the Economist. By Patrick Bond | links.org.au At a time when popular revolutions are sweeping the globe, the United States should be strengthening, not weakening, basic rules of law and principles of justice enumerated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But instead of making the world safer, America’s violation of international human rights abets our […]

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Where Will the U.S. Strike Next in Africa – Eritrea?

Wed, 08/08/2012 – 02:31 — Glen Ford   A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford The U.S. is stalking Africa like an imperial predator. Eritrea is on the short list of who’s going to be attacked next. Eritrea, says the U.S., creates instability. However, “it is not little Eritrea that is destabilizing the Horn […]

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U.S.-backed war in Somalia runs into stiff resistance

By Abayomi Azikiwe  Editor, Pan-African News Wire  Published Mar 22, 2012 8:16 PM A major battle outside the Somalian central city of Baidoa on March 10 showed that the imperialist-backed war against Al-Shabaab is far from over. Reports in recent weeks in the corporate media had made it appear that the Islamic resistance forces were […]

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Africa Lies Naked to Euro-American Military Offensive

The US and its Allies are Positioned to "Take" Much of the Continent by Glen Ford – GlobalReserch.ca     As the U.S. and its NATO allies move southward to further consolidate their grip on Africa, following the seizure of Libya and its vast oil fields, most of the continent’s leadership seems to welcome re-absorption into empire. “Africa is […]

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