Tag: imperialism

The invasion of Africa

The real invasion of Africa is not news and a licence to lie is Hollywood’s gift By John Pilger A full-scale invasion of Africa is under way. The United States is deploying troops in 35 African countries, beginning with Libya,…

Imperialist powers escalate war in Mali

By Ernst Wolff, Global Research Amid continuing offensives by French troops in Mali, the imperialist powers are making clear that the assault on Mali is part of a lasting, neo-colonial escalation of military intervention throughout Western Africa and beyond. “This…

On the front lines of a new Pacific war

Reposted from The Nation by Koohan Paik and Jerry Mander | December 14, 2012 On the small, spectacular island of Jeju, off the southern tip of Korea, indigenous villagers have been putting their bodies in the way of construction of…

Al Qaeda in Africa?

The “specter” of Al Qaeda in Africa: A Cover for Western Reconquest of the Continent The “Al Qaeda Brand”, a Lucrative “Investment”…. by Finian Cunningham, Global Research, April 5, 2012 A British foreign policy think tank has this week released…

Two years after the quake, Haiti festers

By Paul S. Graham Two years after an earthquake killed 158,000, the majority of Haitians continue to battle against hunger, disease, homelessness and political repression. Half a million people remain in refugee camps and many thousands who have found other…

Energy Wars 2012

Michael T. Clare, Counterpunch, Jan. 10, 2012 Welcome to an edgy world where a single incident at an energy “chokepoint” could set a region aflame, provoking bloody encounters, boosting oil prices, and putting the global economy at risk.  With energy…

First Syria, then Iran?

A mistaken case for Syrian regime change By Aisling Byrne, Asia Times, Jan. 5, 2012 “War with Iran is already here,” wrote a leading Israeli commentator recently, describing “the combination of covert warfare and international pressure” being applied to Iran.…

US threatens China & Russia

Obama Raises the Military Stakes: Confrontation on the Borders with China and Russia By Professor James Petras, Global Research, December 10, 2011 After suffering major military and political defeats in bloody ground wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, failing to buttress…