Africa and the New Colonialism of the Continent

AFRICOMWilliam Blum is an author, historian and critic of American foreign policy, who has worked and reported from three different continents.  He was one of the founding editors of the Washington Free Press, the first “alternative” newspaper in DC.  His early journalism is best known for exposing CIA misdeeds and operations.

His recent book, just released is “America’s Deadliest Export: Democracy” published by Zed Books.

His blog is where you can read his frequent essays.  Bill is currently the originator of the monthly newsletter “The Anti-Empire Report”.

BOOK:  “America’s Deadliest Export: Democracy”


Glen Ford is the Executive Editor of the Black Agenda Report. In the 1970s he was a correspondent and journalist covering Capitol Hill and the White House for the Mutual Black network, and later hosted the nation’s first syndicated Black news interview program, “America’s Black Forum.”  Since then, Glen has been one of the nation’s leading voices in political and social analysis and commentary on current affairs in the Black community.  He is also a founding member of the Washington chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, a board member of the National Alliance of Third World Journalists and is a frequent lecturer on the role of progressive media at universities.

Glen’s program – The Black Agenda Report – can be heard every Monday at 4:00 pm on the Progressive Radio Network


Rick Rozoff has been an active opponent of war, militarism and intervention for over 40 years. He is the manager of Stop NATO and its internet activities, which focuses on the threat of international militarization, especially through globalization, of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Rich has written over 300 articles on international affairs ,frequently published on  the Center for Research in Globalization and VoltaireNet, and has been interviewed on radio and television programs in Russia, the Middle East, Africa and the Caribbean.


Presentation on the Role and Mission of United States Africa Command


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Phoenix Express 2012 – Mediterranean Dialogue: U.S. Leads War Games With NATO, North African Cohorts

Also See:
Muammar Gaddafi Vs AFRICOM And The Recolonization Of Africa
Call for a United States of Africa: Communiqué from the African Revolutionary Movement
Revolutionary Voices Against Imperialism
Mali and AFRICOM’s Africa Agenda: Target China
NATO’s African Standby Force