Washington’s puppet regime in Libya teeters on the brink

Washington’s puppet regime in Libya teeters on the brink

Libya’s capital city Tripoli was at a virtual standstill yesterday. Most of Tripoli’s businesses, schools and public sector workers went out on strike, demanding that militias leave the city. A 48-hour state of emergency was declared Saturday. Tripoli saw some of the...
Mali the stepping stone of re-colonisation

Mali the stepping stone of re-colonisation

Watching the local news bulletin regarding the situation in Mali left me in deep contemplation. The tragic tale of Islamic heritage being torched, erasing the famous Quranic manuscripts of Timbuktu that South Africa contributed generously towards preserving. As grief...
Mali and the sandstorm of war

Mali and the sandstorm of war

Trying to make sense of the Islamist advance southwards Andy Morgan writes: The vastly conflicting accounts of victories, defeats, advances, retreats, casualties and captives that have come spewing forth from the mouths of the spokespersons on either side of the...
Mali invasion reveals neo-colonialistic agenda

Mali invasion reveals neo-colonialistic agenda

The speed and extent with which French warplanes have been deployed over the weekend in the West African country, Mali, point to a well-honed plan for intervention by the former colonial power. Indeed, such is the careful choreography of this salient military...