United States Africa Command

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May 22nd, 2014
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Danny Haiphong Correspondent WHEN tragedies occur, questions arise. If a close relative is injured in a car accident, the affected family may ask a number of questions for both clarity and guidance. One question certain to come up is “who or what is responsible for the accident?” Most people wouldn’t...
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Dec 12th, 2012
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Nigeria has appealed to the United States to assist it in tackling the spate of violence occasioned by the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram and other security breaches bedevilling the nation. President Goodluck Jonathan made the appeal Tuesday when General Carter Ham, Commander of the United States&#...
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Dec 12th, 2012
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By Misbahu Bashir,Daily Trust Alliance between the Boko Haram sect and other groups around the word has increased the sect’s strength to export violence, General Carter F. Ham, Commander of US Africa Command, has said. The commander made the remarks yesterday while presenting a lecture at the N...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 7th, 2012
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With the re-election of Barack Obama as president of the leading imperialist state in the world, the foreign policy orientation of the second administration will continue along the same trajectory of exploitation of the labour and resources of oppressed peoples and the intensification of militarism i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 6th, 2012
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By Michael Keating There is an old saying, ‘if you’re a hammer, you will see everything else as a nail.’ Today there is no bigger hammer in the world than the U.S. military, and in one of its newest interests, the continent of Africa, nails are sprouting everywhere. Just this week (as reported in the...
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Nov 13th, 2012
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AFPThis image downloaded from the internet on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, shows the main page of the sabahionline.com website, featuring an image made from video showing al-Qaida leader Ayman Al-Zawahri. At first glance it appears to be a sleek Horn of Africa news site, but in fact the website is run by ...
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Aug 1st, 2012
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Ramzy Baroud The Republic of Mali is fast becoming the Afghanistan of Africa. The reference is being applied with growing enthusiasm by Western media. The tragic reality is that Mali, with massive size and relatively sparse population — 1,240,000 km² and a population of nearly 15.5 million R...
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Aug 1st, 2012
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By Ramzy Baroud ‘We don’t even know who to be afraid of anymore,’ said Hama Ould Mohammad Bashir, a refugee from Mali (New York Times, July 18). ‘There are a lot of armed people, coming and going all the time.’ The humanitarian crisis in Mali is developing at an alarming...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 1st, 2012
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Northern Mali promises to be the graveyard of scores of innocent people if African countries don’t collectively challenge Western influence in the region. Mali is fast becoming the Afghanistan of Africa. The tragic reality is that Mali – a large but sparsely populated country, with around...
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Jul 19th, 2012
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Nick Turse They call it the New Spice Route, an homage to the medieval trade network that connected Europe, Africa and Asia, even if today’s “spice road” has nothing to do with cinnamon, cloves, or silks. Instead, it’s a superpower’s superhighway, on which trucks and shi...