Pentagon

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 20th, 2013
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The Associated Press President Barack Obama has deployed a small U.S. military contingent to South Sudan to help bolster security at the U.S. Embassy amid escalating violence in the fledgling African nation. In a letter to Congress, Obama said the 45 military personnel were sent to South Sudan on Wed...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 20th, 2013
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In 2011, millions of South Sudanese voted to forge a new nation, founded on the promise of a more peaceful and prosperous future for all of South Sudan’s people. In recent years, against great odds, South Sudan has made great progress toward breaking the cycle of violence that characterized much of i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Jun 21st, 2013
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AFRICANS have been used to visitors with big entourages and exotic baggage, at least since European explorers first traipsed through their savannahs at the head of long trains of porters laden with trunks full of florid crockery, even libraries. But when Barack Obama sets foot in Africa on June 26th ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2013
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A targeted and co-ordinated attack occurred today at the Boston Marathon shortly after 3 pm EDT. The Boston Marathon which was established in 1897 is said to typically attract 500 000 spectators and this year had over 27 000 entrants registered to participate. As many questions begin to rise; over th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 14th, 2013
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The French military intervention into Mali on Friday — France’s second in as many years into a former African colony — was reportedly “seconded” by the United States. This ought to come as no great surprise, given the Pentagon’s deepening penetration into Africa. According to the U.S. Africa Command ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 31st, 2012
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By Stephen Hayes Stephen Hayes is president and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa. Boko Haram, a major language and tribe of northern Nigeria, which loosely means “Western education is forbidden” in Hausa, has emerged as a major threat to the stability and unity of Nigeria. Because o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2012
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The 11th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks passed Tuesday with diminished official commemoration, as attempts to exploit the tragic deaths of that day as a pretext for Washington’s unending wars have grown ever more hollow. In New York City, where over 2,700 people died in the collaps...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Jul 10th, 2012
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Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR After months of tortuous negotiations with the United States, Pakistan has reopened the transit routes for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization convoys heading toward Afghanistan. The US rendered an apology, finally, for its massacre of 27 Pakistani soldiers in a military s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Mar 13th, 2012
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The “Lone Gunman” story being peddled by the USA explaining how another dozen or two Afghan civilians got wasted during just another night raid in the AF-PAK war has several witness accounts saying is was a group of American soldiers that were part of the massacre. As in just another night raid becau...
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In Andrei AKULOV
Jan 23rd, 2012
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Andrei AKULOV The US military will be reshaped between now and 2020 with an emphasis on countering terrorism, maintaining a nuclear deterrent, protecting the U.S. homeland and «deterring and defeating aggression by any potential adversary». That’s what «Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities f...