President Issias Aferwerki Vs. Al Jazeera; February 2010 By Thomas C Mountain

5 December 2018 — Counter Currents

This transcript is from an interview done by Eritrean President Issias Aferwerki and Al Jazeera “journalist” Jane Dutton in February 2010, shortly after the UNSC passed punitive sanctions against Eritrea based on what has now been proven to be fabrications. The sanctions are now history and this interview stands as an example for aspiring journalists of just how low their seniors will stoop. Every one of the charges levelled by Ms. Dutton against Issias were fake, yet this racist white South African woman continued to insult Africa’s leading statesman for the entire interview. Would she even have considered treating a white European leader the same way, to rudely insult and sling falsehoods and fantasy at such a prominent and respected African leader as Issias Aferwerki? See for yourself…

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Africa: Imperialism’s High Mark of Conquest in the 21st Century By Glen Ford

10 April 2013 — Black Agenda Report

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by executive editor Glen Ford

The US-NATO military curtain has fallen the length and breadth of Africa. “Zimbabwe and tiny Eritrea are among the few nations on the African continent that have not yet been absorbed into the AFRICOM matrix.” Continue reading

Black Agenda Report March 20, 2013: Disaster Capitalism in Detroit, Cypus, Atlanta, US-Israel Axis of Evil

20 March 2013 — This week in Black Agenda Report

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

Detroit and the people of Cyprus share the same enemy.” The Lords of Capital, who are preparing to snatch chunks of cash straight out of ordinary people’s accounts in Cyprus, to pay for a bank bailout, are the same class that has “devalued the franchise of the 49 percent of Michigan’s Black population that live in municipalities and school districts under the thumb of outside financial managers.” Continue reading

Information Clearing House Newsletter 18 March 2012: 20 US Troops In Afghan Rape Massacre?

18 March 2012 Information Clearing House


Up to 20 US Troops Behind Kandahar Bloodbath/Rape – Afghan Probe


He appealed to the international community to ensure that the responsible parties were brought to justice, stressing the Afghan parliament would not rest until the killers were prosecuted.

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Stop NATO News: December 7, 2011

7 December 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO To Open Centers In Kuwait, Other Gulf States
  • Israel Brandishes Drones Amid Reports Of Impending Attack On Iran
  • Hereditary Regimes: Jordan, Morocco In Line For GCC Membership
  • Tricontinental ‘Pan-Arab Pipeline’ To Proceed Despite Syria Crisis
  • U.S. Should Apologize To Pakistan, NATO Pay Reparations: Kucinich
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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: October 21, 2011

21 October 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Report: U.S. Drone, French Fighter Jet Hit Gaddafi Convoy
  • Albright Applauds Gaddafi Killing, No Loss Of American Lives
  • Senator: Libyan War Inspires Central African Intervention
  • U.S. Trains Djibouti Army For War In Somalia, With Eritrea
  • U.S. Secretary Tells 110-Nation Meeting: Navy Will Continue Global Presence
  • American Destroyer In Joint Naval Training Off Cambodia
  • Bulgaria: NATO Holds ‘Collective Defense’ Exercise
  • Bulgaria: U.S. Super Hercules Aircraft In Low-Level Training
  • Black Sea: USS Philippine Sea Hosts Bulgarian Military
  • Turkey: U.S. Guided Missile Warship Continues Black Sea Visits
  • Video: NATO Uses Tanks And Tear Gas Against Kosovo Serbs

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World Food Program in Somalia: Angel of Mercy or Angel of Death? By Thomas C. Mountain

3 August 2011 — Black Agenda Report

To hear the corporate media tell it, the Shabab resistance in Somalia is to blame for the drought and famine. But ten million people are threatened in the neighboring Ogaden region of Ethiopia, largely populated by ethnic Somalis, many of whom are at war with the Ethiopian dictatorship. Ethiopia restricts the movements of foreigners in the Odaden, yet the World Food Program continues to operate there, as a partner with the regime.

You could say the WFP helped put the nail in the coffin of Somali agriculture.”

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