Posts Tagged: AFRICOM
With Asian countries investing heavily in a diverse portfolio of African interests, why is the United States still only focused on the continent's oil?
Developments in the struggle for African justice are at once promising and disturbing.
The Pentagon touts a victory for the Africa Command's support of a recent Ugandan incursion into Congo. Media reports suggest otherwise.
Obama administration must overhaul U.S. policy toward Africa.
In countries like Sierra Leone, AFRICOM is definitely not the answer to Africa's challenges.
The 2006 mid-term election sent a clear signal: Americans want out of Iraq. As the occupation drags on, 10 candidates for the U.S. Congress announce a plan to bring all the troops home.
Rising prices make African oil a tempting prize. But African leaders are resisting U.S. plans to militarize the continent, saying their resources should be used to alleviate poverty.
For years, the U.S. imposed authoritarian leaders and corporate-friendly policies on Latin American countries. Now they are setting their own path.
There is a growing number of campaigns that seek the withdrawal of U.S. foreign military bases. And they may just succeed.
With the new Africa Command, the United States is increasing its military footprint on an energy-rich continent.