Understanding Libya

Part I: An Interview with Alexandra Valiente By Hugo Turner and Alexandra Valiente © Copyright 2016 Jamahiriya News Agency Introduction In 2011 Libya, the most prosperous democracy in Africa, was targeted for destruction. Terrorist death squads were unleashed upon the nation. A NATO bombing campaign destroyed the country and plunged it into chaos. NATO’s death…

Pentagon Plans for Renewed War in Libya

Reports abound of foreign troops presence and plans for major western deployment By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was quoted recently as saying that the United States is preparing in conjunction with its imperialist allies a renewed military campaign in Libya. Speaking as…

Opening the Dialogue : Towards a New Anti-Capitalist Politics

Editorial Comment: In my view, the discussion needs to be about establishing a strong, unified, global anti-imperialist movement that is beyond the left-right paradigm. Abandoning political parties and embracing grassroots governance is a more creative and daring way forward. However, the merits of this article lie in its critique of the “anti-capitalist left” and the…

The Power of False Narrative

“Strategic communications” or Stratcom, a propaganda/psy-op technique that treats information as a “soft power” weapon to wield against adversaries, is a new catch phrase in an Official Washington obsessed with the clout that comes from spinning false narratives. By Robert Parry In this age of pervasive media, the primary method of social control is through…

Gerald A. Perreira : Defending Anti-imperialist Morality Against Racism

Gerald A. Perreira discusses the rise of reactionary, racist “new right” populism vs authentic revolutionary, anti-imperialist movements founded upon principled ideology and morality. Click to listen Please see the first two discussions,  “The Destruction of Libya, Its Lessons and Meaning : Interview with Gerald A. Perreira” and “Libya, Racism and Anti-imperialism : Discussion with Gerald A. Perreira“….

Satellites, False Beliefs and Sovereign Integration

By Tortilla con Sal The Regional African Satellite Communication Organization (RASCOM) was founded in 1992 as an intergovernmental organization open to private investment and has launched two communications satellites. Rascom-QAF 1 was launched in 2007 and Rascom-QAF 1R in 2010. Before NATO destroyed Libya, the Libyan government’s African Investment Portfolio owned 63% of RASCOM with…