U.S.-led ‘African Lion 21’ hunts for new prey

by Manlio Dinucci, published on International Action Center, June 11, 2021 Published June 8 in Il Manifesto; translation by John Catalinotto. The African Lion, the largest military exercise on the African Continent planned and led by the U.S. Army, began June 7. The exercise includes land, air and naval maneuvers in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal and adjacent seas — from North[…]

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US Moves Against Ethiopia and Eritrea; Atrocities Alleged, Sanctions Imposed

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, May 27, 2021 Historian Jeff Pearce, @jeffpropulsion, responding to the atrocity reports of Alula Solomon, @Alula_Solomon, CEO, Tigrai Media House US hostilities towards Ethiopia and Eritrea look more and more like those preceding US wars in Yugoslavia, Libya, and Syria, writes Ann Garrison. On May 20, the US Senate passed Senate Resolution 97[…]

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China and Africa: Black Alliance for Peace’s AFRICOM Watch Bulletin

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, April 21, 2021 Those that call China a colonizer of Africa don’t understand colonization. “US corporate media have called China a ‘new colonizer’ in Africa so many times it has been digested as truth.” The following interview was published on April 8th as part of Black Alliance for Peace’s AFRICOM Watch Bulletin[…]

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European Union Screams at Eritrea

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, March 24, 2021 The US bid for sanctions against Eritrea was rebuked by the UN Security Council, so the imperial bloc had to settle for European sanctions against the fiercely independent African government. “The peace between Eritrea and Ethiopia, moving forward, is now unbreakable.” The European Union (EU) came out “screaming on[…]

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On 10th Anniversary of the U.S.-NATO Attack on Libya: Powerful Perpetrators Have Yet To Face Justice

by Jeremy Kuzmarov, published on Covert Action Magazine, March 19, 2021 On this day ten years ago, the Obama administration launched air strikes over Libya under the banner of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), which culminated in the killing of Libya’s long-time ruler Muammar Qaddafi on October 21, 2011. The bombing was presented to the public as a moral[…]

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Greenwashing Acts of Land-Grabbing

by Phoebe Holmes, published on Consortium News, March 15, 2021 Mozambique has been labeled by pro-capitalist actors as one of the most “promising” African countries for an economically successful biofuels sector. The country’s apparent underutilization of its agricultural landscape, and combined abundance of low-cost labor, aligns perfectly with the biofuels investment profile devised by international institutions such as the World Bank.[…]

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Ten Years Ago U.S.-NATO Forces Demolished Libya

by Manlio Dinucci, published on Workers World, March 19, 2021 Ten years ago, on March 19, 2011, U.S.-NATO forces began the air and sea bombardment of Libya. The war was directed by the United States, first through its Africa Command, then through NATO under U.S. command. In seven months, the U.S.-NATO air force carried out 30,000 sorties, 10,000 of which[…]

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