Understanding Libya Part II: Interview with Alexandra Valiente

By Hugo Turner and Alexandra Valiente Understanding Libya: Part I HT: I understand you have a correction to make to a comment made on our first interview. AV: Yes. Recall that on April 12, Martin Kobler admitted that the Government of Accord (GoA) existed only on paper without the approval of the internationally recognized House…

CIA Continues to Undermine African Independence and Sovereignty

Interview with operative reaffirms Washington’s role in the destabilization of the continent By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° A further confirmation of United States efforts to prevent Africa from reaching its full potential in the areas of genuine self-determination and national liberation, resurfaced in mid-May when damning reports about the pivotal role of the Central Intelligence…

Libya: Preparing for War Against the Caliphate

Editorial Comment: For English-speaking readers, this is an excellent summary of some of the complex and critically important current events and challenges facing Libya.  Meena has referenced her commentary, linking statements to facts as outlined in official documents and leaks from secret meetings. By Meena Sovjani ©Jamahiriya News Agency Today, the United States placed da’esh…

Ministerial Meeting for Libya: The Final Coup D’état

Jamahiriya News Agency Editorial Comment: The agenda for this meeting was to finalize the imperialist coup d’etat, legitimize an illegitimate government and formalize arrangements for the permanent foreign occupation of Libya. We published an abbreviated version of this communique yesterday. Although this event was staged for propaganda purposes, the consequences are devastating to Libyan sovereignty….

Neoliberal Soft Coups Target BRICS Nations

Brazil, Venezuela and South Africa By Hugo Turner Libya 360° Introduction The Empire of Chaos (the US) has won a major victory in Brazil, destroying a democracy in order to bring Brazil back under its control. Dilma Rousseff has been impeached on trumped up charges, ignoring the wishes of the 54 million Brazilians who voted…

Tensions Escalate Ahead of Local Government Elections in South Africa

Economic problems will be a focus of opposition parties seeking to gain ground against the ANC By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Opposition parties in South Africa, the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), are seeking ways to not only gain votes in the upcoming local elections but to also discredit and bring…

United States Foreign Policy in Africa and the 2016 Elections

Wars of regime-change and the domination of international finance capital will continue to strangle the continent By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° There has been no substantial discussion within the context of primary debates and capitalist party platforms related to Washington’s foreign policy towards Africa. Although people of African descent in the United States constitute the…

Rwanda: Remembering All the Victims

This flame lit to commemorate the Rwandan Genocide will burn for 100 days in Kigali, Rwanda, from April 7th into the first week of June. The Rwandan Genocide is commemorated in Rwanda and at the United Nations as “the Genocide against the Tutsi.” However, there is ample evidence that hundreds of thousands of Hutus, as…

Ecocide and Genocide in the Niger Delta

The majority of refugees come from war and conflict zones, illegitimate states, areas of natural disasters and economically weak countries. In many cases, companies from the West destroy people’s livelihoods by acting ruthlessly. In Nigeria, the oil extraction and production has devastating consequences for the people living in the Niger Delta. But the Geneva Convention on…