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…

Turkey’s Foreign Military Bases and Their Threat to Stability

By Wayne Madsen Rather than view with alarm Turkey’s announcement that it is building at least three military bases abroad, the United States and NATO have welcomed Ankara’s move as a contribution to stability. Nothing could be further from the truth. Turkey’s duplicitous fingerprints are all over support for terrorist groups like the Islamic State…

The Duékoué Massacre and Latin America

The massacre exposes with devastating clarity that European powers and their North American accomplices are permanently addicted to genocidal conquest. By Tortilla Con Sal In Latin America and the Caribbean, recent reverses in Argentina and Venezuela seriously affect the process of emancipation of the region’s peoples from neocolonial control and interference. A look at the…

America’s Secret African Drone War Emerges from the Shadows

By Nick Turse On October 7th, at an “undisclosed location” somewhere in “Southwest Asia,” men wearing different types of camouflage and dun-colored boots gathered before a black backdrop adorned with Arabic script.  They were attending a ceremony that mixed solemnity with celebration, the commemoration of a year of combat that left scores of their enemies…