The US Is Turning Oil-Rich Nigeria Into A Proxy For Its Africa Wars

By TJ Coles, The Grayzone. -

Last month, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari wrote an op-ed in the Financial Times. It might as well have been written by the Pentagon. Buhari promoted Brand Nigeria, auctioning the country’s [...]

What Lies Ahead For Guinea After Coup By US-Trained Military Unit?

By Pavan Kulkarni, Peoples Dispatch. -

Over a week after the coup in Guinea was orchestrated by a US-trained military unit, the military junta that seized power initiated a four-day-long conference with political parties, business [...]

Military Coup Topples President Alpha Condé In Guinea

By Alex Lantier, WSWS. -

On Sunday morning, Guinean special forces with links to US and French imperialism led by Colonel Mamady Doumbouya launched a coup in the capital, Conakry, ousting President Alpha Condé and [...]

AFRICOM In The Congo

By Kambale Musavuli, Black Agenda Report. -

Its immeasurable mineral resources has made the Congo the victim of a long history of Western greed, plunder, and genocidal violence. AFRICOM’s recent arrival in the Congo -- ostensibly to fight [...]

‘New’ Counter-Terror Policy In Africa Lacks Political Will To Change Course

By Elizabeth Schmidt and William Minter, Responsible Statecraft. -

Last month the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2021” with strong bipartisan support. Current U.S. policies have [...]

Biden Administration Escalates Airstrikes In Somalia

By Dave DeCamp, AntiWar.Com. -

The Biden administration is escalating airstrikes in Somalia after a long pause in the US drone war against al-Shabaab. The US bombed Somalia on Sunday, the third time in less than two weeks and [...]

Pentagon Undercounts And Ignores Military Sexual Assault In Africa

By Nick Turse, Reader Supported News. -

All of these incidents, whether the alleged victim was a civilian or a member of the military, are supposed to be included in the Pentagon’s Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database and listed in [...]

Black Alliance For Peace Condemns US Intervention In Ethiopia

By Tewodros Kassa, All Africa. -

The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) U.S. out of Africa Network and BAP member organization Horn of Africa Pan-Africans for Liberation and Solidarity have condemned, under no uncertain terms, any [...]

AFRICOM Military’s Exercise

By Pavan Kulkarni, People's Dispatch. -

Phoenix Express 2021 (PE21), a 12-day US-Africa Command (AFRICOM)-sponsored military exercise involving 13 states in the Mediterranean Sea, concluded on Friday, May 28. It had kicked off from the [...]

Mozambique: It Began With Twelve, How Will It End?

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.), -

White faces in fatigues – I’m sure that’s just what most Mozambicans were hoping to see upon their shores. After all, it certainly isn’t the first time. Ever since the Portuguese started planting [...]

A Guide To US Empire In Africa

By Abby Martin, Empire Files. -

Abby Martin speaks to Eugene Puryear to discuss the big picture of US imperialism in Africa: From the Berlin Conference to the subversion of liberation movements to neocolonial puppets and the [...]

The Military’s Africa Gambit

By Maj.Danny Sjursen, USA (Ret.), -

When does neo-imperialist subtext tip over to overt imperialism? Well, when it comes to America’s Africa policy, apparently it’s when Foreign Affairs indulges the published fantasies of a [...]

‘There Won’t Be Snow In Africa This Christmas’

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, Ret (USA), -

Ethiopia has pursued "legitimate" military action in its Tigray province since early November, according Moussa Faki Mahamat, the chairman of the African Union (AU) Commission. Maybe. It does [...]

Agenda 2021: Resist The US/EU/NATO Axis Of Domination

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The ascendancy of neoliberal forces to the executive branch of the U.S. state represents a development that potentially will be even a more dangerous period of aggression from the U.S. white [...]

Empire Update: Afghanistan/Somalia Withdrawal Scam; Trump Weighs WWIII

By Abby Martin, The Empire Files. -

The Empire Update for Nov. 23 covering the Grand Finale of Trump's promise to end the Afghanistan War; what's really behind the Somalia troop withdrawal; US-backed monarchy sparks new potential [...]

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