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US Africa Policy Will Remain Imperialistic

Submitted by Abayomi Azikiwe on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 02:40

 

by Abayomi Azikiwe

U.S. imperialism is escalating its aggressions around the world, especially in Africa. A system in general crisis tends to lash out in all directions.

Obama’s Tragic Rorschach Perceptions of the Law, Africa and Military Intervention

Submitted by Mark P. Fancher on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 12:57

 

by Mark P. Fancher

President Obama uses his training as a constitutional lawyer to find opportunities to spread violence and impose U.S. imperial will on Africa. He makes war against Libya and then denies having done any such thing. He sends troops to Uganda and other central African nations, at precisely the time when Uganda is discovered to possess huge reserves of oil. Are the soldiers there to protect Uganda, whose army is quite capable, or is it there to draw a line against China’s commercial “advance into the Congo basin.”

Eritrea: An Island of Food in Africa’s Horn of Hunger

Submitted by Thomas C. Mountain on Wed, 08/10/2011 - 07:45

by Thomas C. Mountain

Drought kills, but spiraling food prices can also bring hunger. While Ethiopia exported food for cash as drought and famine loomed, Eritrea is like “an island the size of Britain where affordable bread is there for all and slowly but steadily, life gets better.” Meanwhile, in Ethiopia, “basics like wheat, barley, sorghum and chick peas become so expensive malnutrition rates for children spike.” Naturally, Ethiopia is a U.S. client state, while Eritrea is on the American hit list.

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