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NATO and Africa: A Relationship of Colonial Violence and Structural White Supremacy

by Djibo Sobukwe, published on Black Agenda Report,  February 27, 2022 Considering the public media attention and concern about possible expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), it is worth reminding people about NATO’s bloody history in Africa. NATO was founded in 1949 after WWII at a time when African countries were still under the yoke of colonialism. In[…]

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Humanitarian Imperialism

by Alan MacLeod, published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, March 3, 2021 Aversion to military intervention has been the default position of the left for at least half a century—certainly since the huge protests against the Vietnam War. Washington planners lamented the development of the so-called “Vietnam Syndrome”—a widespread progressive hostility towards US interventions (invasions, bombings, coups or economic[…]

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Gaddafi vs The West: 2 Revolutions on The Wrong Side of History

by Garikai Chengu, from Black Agenda Report, September 25, 2019 Gaddafi’s revolution created one of the 21st century’s most profoundly successful experiments in economic democracy. “The West’s objective was to oust Gaddafi, install a puppet regime, and gain control of Libya’s natural resources.” This month marks half a century since Muammar Gaddafi’s Libyan revolution, which led to the overthrow of[…]

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