Category Archives: Africa

Nigeria and Chad: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Per the Washington Post: The United States has deployed 80 troops to Chad to augment efforts to find the Nigerian schoolgirls recently taken hostage, the White House announced Wednesday, a significant escalation of Washington’s contribution to a crisis that has created … Continue reading

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Happy Presidents’ Day: Part of the US Empire Atrocities Tour

by jay janson Eminent historian Prof. Noam Chomsky of M.I.T., various times voted world’s most famous intellectual in international polls, has said over and over again, without provoking much negative outcry, “If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would … Continue reading

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UN Drones Over the Congo: BAD IDEA

by Joe Scarry Ban Kyi-moon announced United Nations plans to acquire drones several months ago. There are now reports that the UN has deployed drones in the Congo, in the area near Rwanda. (See Reuters, U.N. forces use drones for first time, … Continue reading

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Is Germany the Key to Resisting AFRICOM’s Africa Takeover?

by Joe Scarry I’ve written about how the United States is embarking on a whole new chapter in its history of waging perpetual war -this time in Africa. So I wasn’t surprised to be reminded about some of the African … Continue reading

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October 28 in Somalia: Another Day, Another Drone Killing

by Joe Scarry When you start to look at the way U.S. drone killings are reported — as I did with the September 5 drone killing in Pakistan – you notice that the U.S. government has amodus operandi for pulling the wool over … Continue reading

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