The bad dream unfolding in Mali is the consequence of the West’s scramble for resources in Africa, and the wages of sin from the recent Libyan war.
Kenya’s invasion of Somalia, with U.S. support, is as ill-advised as the last time a U.S. ally tried to remake the fractured country by force.
In what appears to be another U.S. proxy war.
The sizeable DC Ethiopian diaspora protested U.S. tacit support of the corrupt Zenawi, who was recently re-elected.
Marching against hate, standing up to gold mines, and a bailout for BP.
National Public Radio’s News & Notes.
Violence continues to engulf Somalia. Here’s what can be done to promote reconciliation.
With its investments in Africa, China is going where no other investors dare. But, Akwe Amosu asks, will this investment lift all African boats or only the luxury yachts?
The Bush administration has chosen yet again force over diplomacy.
The Islamic Courts Union is on the run. But political Islam remains a force to be reckoned with in Somalia.
Is the fall of Mogadishu déjà vu all over again?
Is Somalia rapidly turning into this years Afghanistan, with the Islamic Courts in the role of the Taliban and Ethiopia as the unilateral invader?
Despite claims to the contrary, Ethiopia and Eritrea have been fighting not over a border but over rival hegemonic claims in the Horn of Africa and over “national pride” and “territorial integrity.”