- December 23, 2011
Within days of the US withdrawal, Iraq is already slipping back towards the sectarian violence that was triggered in the first place by the 2003 Anglo/British ‘intervention’. After ten years in Afghanistan, British troops are supporting the corrupt Karzai government and its warlord administration whose single growth industry is the heroin trade. After yet another ‘intervention’ that was supposedly intended to prevent a massacre and ushered in a war in which as many as 50,000 people may have died, Libya remains unstable and stalked by violent racist militias.
But the Coalition government has...
- July 13, 2011
Superb article by the magnificent Jeremy Scahill on the CIA’s intensifying campaign against the al-Shabaab militia in Somalia. It’s deja vu all over again – more petrol poured on the flames in the form of drone killings, kidnappings, interrogations, secret prisons, and piles of money thrown at dubious warlord ‘allies’ looking to profit...