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...
Imperialism plans “decades of war” in Africa

Imperialism plans “decades of war” in Africa

The French intervention in Mali, followed by the bloody siege in Algeria, represents a turning point in what has emerged as a new imperialist scramble for Africa. With these events, following on the heels of the US-NATO war for regime-change in Libya and 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...