Monday, April 18, 2011

Washington's Long War Against Africa

The US bombing of Libya in support of rebel clients in the spring of 2011 is part and parcel of a sustained policy of military intervention in Africa since at least the mid 1950’s. According to a US Congressional Research Service Study published in November 2010, Washington has dispatched anywhere between hundreds and several thousand combat troops, dozens of fighter planes and warships to buttress client dictatorships or to unseat adversarial regimes in dozens of countries, almost on a yearly bases.
Read the rest of James Petras' article in here.

Comment: Ambrose Bierce once said: "War is God’s way of teaching Americans geography."


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