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Escalating Proxy War In Africa

Escalating Proxy War In Africa

By | February 9, 2012 at 1:46 am | 2 comments

[T]he United States must employ its soft power to persuade African nations to work with it. The time to do so is now, before China’s inroads in African states become insurmountable. If the United States is to secure its resource needs from Africa in the future, it must be...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Kenya, News, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan

Blood of Nigeria

Blood of Nigeria

By | January 28, 2012 at 3:28 am | No comments

RT is featuring a documentary about oil in Nigeria called Blood of Nigeria, directed by Philippe Lespinasse. It is well done and worth a look. RT is showing it in two parts. They will be consecutive on the schedule, but there may be other programs in between, and the RT...

Posted in: General, International Solidarity, News, Nigeria

The Crime Of Successful Independence

The Crime Of Successful Independence

By | January 7, 2012 at 8:10 pm | No comments

"All target regimes have one crime in common: Using their national resources to develop modern secular states - independent of imperial dictates." This is a pattern the west, the US, EU, and NATO have pursued in the Middle East in cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation...

Posted in: Africa, General, International Solidarity, Networking, News

Full Spectrum Dominance – The Empire of Bases

Full Spectrum Dominance – The Empire of Bases

By | January 2, 2012 at 8:33 pm | No comments

The National Post’s Richard Johnson takes a look at the scale of America’s military bases across the globe. This is a huge graphic, you may have to click it more than once to get it big enough to read, or you may need to go to the National Post link above. There is a lot...

Posted in: Africa, General, International Solidarity, Networking, News

Watch Out For This Guy

Watch Out For This Guy

By | January 2, 2012 at 12:59 am | No comments

Here is a cartoon to start the year by the brilliant Somali cartoonist Amin Amir. Most readers here will recognize this guy. Most have seen him many times in many places. He can be found throughout the continent and throughout the world. We need to be careful we...

Posted in: Africa, General, International Solidarity

EPAs – Some Partners Are More Equal Than Others

EPAs – Some Partners Are More Equal Than Others

By | December 6, 2011 at 2:08 am | No comments

The petition below has my heartfelt support. EPAs have nearly destroyed Ghana's poultry industry (and a great many more economic sectors) and severely damaged our family farming efforts. The EU dumps frozen chicken parts on Ghana and West Africa that are subsidized to sell...

Posted in: Africa, Ghana, Networking, News, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives

Bombing The Starving For Target Practice In Somalia

Bombing The Starving For Target Practice In Somalia

By | November 28, 2011 at 12:23 am | No comments

"Somalia is a counterterrorism planner`s dream … It`s far, far harder to do counterterrorism in Afghanistan and Pakistan than in Somalia" (NYT) Anyone who thinks the US is "surgically striking" only hardcore badguys in Somalia is living in a western corporate media induced...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, News, Somalia

Political Assassin Robots Flying In African Skies

Political Assassin Robots Flying In African Skies

By | October 31, 2011 at 2:57 pm | No comments

"Somalia is a counterterrorism planner`s dream. … “We’ve moved from using UAVs primarily in intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance roles … to a true hunter-killer role with the Reaper.” … … there is no longer any doubt that targeted killing has become...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Networking, News, Situational Awareness

Uganda – Stepping On the Mission Creep Accelerator

Uganda – Stepping On the Mission Creep Accelerator

By | October 22, 2011 at 11:46 pm | No comments

Why is Obama sending troops to Uganda? "Uganda’s proximity to the new country of South Sudan is key in the whole equation. … this whole area is prime real estate where the fierce battle between China and the Americans/Europeans plays out, centered on oil and minerals, all...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, News, Uganda

Total Victory In Libya, “The Jewel In The Crown” Is Libyan Oil

Total Victory In Libya, “The Jewel In The Crown” Is Libyan Oil

By | October 11, 2011 at 4:47 pm | No comments

The US ambassador to Tripoli tells US companies: "oil is the jewel in the crown of Libyan natural resources". Total victory promises 35% of Libyan oil concessions to the French oil company Total. [caption id="attachment_1349" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Assault on...

Posted in: Africa, Libya, News, Situational Awareness