Why Is The US Military Occupying Bases Across Africa?

By Eric Schewe , JSTOR -

In recent months, many Americans have been surprised to learn that the U.S. has an extensive military presence in Africa. An intelligence snafu over fitness tracker data produced by U.S. soldiers [...]

Why AFRICOM Matters And What You Can Do About It

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States has a long history of intervention in Africa that is not widely discussed. Africa is a continent with tremendous resources that has been colonized and exploited by Western [...]

US AFRICOM Blacklists Reporter Nick Turse As “Not A Legitimate Journalist”

Journalist Nick Turse, who has reported extensively on US military operations in Africa, was recently told that he has been deemed “not a legitimate journalist” by AFRICOM, the US military [...]

Putting The ‘War’ In The ‘War On Terror’

By Tom Englehardt, -

By Tom Englehardt for Tom Dispatch. Consider the latest news from America's war zones, still spreading across the Greater Middle East and Africa. The U.S. military is now reportedly building up [...]

Newsletter – Racism, Propaganda And Wars

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. This week, the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, which promoted giving Palestine to the Jewish people, will be celebrated in London. Around the [...]

AFRICOM Is The Question

By Margaret Kimberley, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Margaret Kimberley for Black Agenda Report. The desire to be affirmed by American society has dangerous consequences for black people. This pernicious dynamic creates the inclination to [...]

AFRICOM Spearheads Escalation Of US “Scramble For Africa”

By Eddie Haywood, www.wsws.org -

By Eddie Haywood for WSWS - The chief of the US African Command (AFRICOM), General Thomas Waldhauser, warned last week in an annual report to Congress that resource constraints on his forces are [...]

US Special Operations Troop Deployments In Africa Surged In 2016

By Eddie Haywood, www.wsws.org -

By Eddie Haywood for WSWS - At the close of 2016, Africa saw a dramatic surge in the number of US Special Operation forces deployed across the continent. Since 2006, the US military has increased [...]

Congo Implodes As Africom Expands

By Dan Wright, www.shadowproof.com -

By Dan Wright for Shadow Proof - The Democratic Republic of Congo has been thrown into another political crisis after Congo President Joseph Kabila refused to leave office after his second term [...]

AFRICOM: Ready To Sabotage The Revolution

By Mark P. Fancher, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Mark P. Fancher for Black Agenda Report. Seay readily acknowledges Africans’ suspicions, noting: “The history of United States policy in Africa is largely its Cold War history, and for [...]

AFRICOM: Protecting US Interests Disguised As ‘Military Partnerships’

By Ebrahim Shabbir Deen, www.studies.aljazeera.net -

By Ebrahim Shabbir Deen for Aljazeera Center for Studies - The first part of the paper discusses the structure of the command, its developmental aspects and the resultant conflict between the US [...]