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…

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…

Everyone’s Favourite Tactical Ally: The Kurds

“Some say that we are at a moment of historical transformation. Some claim that their purpose is to liberate peoples from their oppressors and persecutors. No people have been more persecuted than the Kurds. No nation has known more oppression than the Kurdish nation. Why then are there double standards in such vital questions? Why…

Pentagon Attacks in Somalia Expose Failure of Decade-long War Strategy

Bombings and ground campaign have not brought stability to the country By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° On March 7 the Pentagon announced that it had killed 150 members of the Al-Shabaab guerrilla movement in a bombing operation in Somalia. These military actions are part and parcel of a broader United States foreign policy strategy to…

AFRICOM : Protecting US Interests Disguised as “Military Partnerships”

AFRICOM, the U.S. military command in Africa, has subverted African militaries and enmeshed the continent in Washington’s “war on terror.” It is a one-side partnership. “In many instances, these partnerships involve African militaries ceding operational command to AFRICOM.” The “scramble for Africa” could intensify. Indeed, AFRICOM is part and parcel of that “scramble.” AFRICOM: Protecting…

The Wages of Plan Colombia Have Been Death

Plan Colombia’s 15th anniversary will be celebrated in Washington Thursday. But the legacy of the plan is marked by massacres, mass graves, and death squads. By Daniel Kovalik According to Colombia’s Victims Unit, the number of victims of Colombia’s civil war has surpassed 7 million. This number includes those who have been killed, disappeared or displaced since…

Plan Colombia : “15 Years of National Tragedy”

Report from Havana February 3, 2016 Havana, Cuba – Pastor Alape, member of the FARC-EP Secretariat, answered questions to the press today, mainly about the FARC’s assessment of the anniversary of Plan Colombia, which will be celebrated tomorrow in the White House, with the presence of ex presidents Pastrana, Uribe, Clinton and George W. Bush….