AFRICOM: Ready to Sabotage the Revolution

The U.S. Military Command in Africa, AFRICOM, is the West’s standing army on the continent, guardian of multinational corporations and the natural and human resources that keep the North America and Europe on top. AFRICOM claims its mission is “anti-terrorism” – a catch-all, “convenient excuse for AFRICOM to interfere with legitimate efforts to achieve African…

US Sets Stage for Libya-Like Regime Change in Eritrea

The U.S. is moving towards war against Eritrea, a fiercely independent African nation of only six million people. Washington has deployed its UN “human rights” proxies to justify another “humanitarian” military intervention, remarkably like the UN-sanctioned aggression against Libya, in 2011. The UN panel charges Eritrea with “enslaving” and murdering its own people – a…

The Centrality of Africa in the Class Struggle to Come

Africa – it’s natural resources and the labor of its people – built the economies of the West, which has no intention of leaving. The West drains Africa of hundreds of billions each year, while strangling its nations in debt. The U.S. military occupies much of the continent. “The movement against racism and class warfare…

Protecting Assets: There is No US War Against ISIS

Two years ago, President Obama said he had no strategy to combat the Islamic State. The U.S. is still not waging war against ISIS or “jihadists of any brand in Syria.” The international iihadist network is a U.S. imperial asset. “The general aim of the Obama administration’s jihadist policy, now deeply in crisis, is to…

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…