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AFRICOM set to open second drone base in Niger

Source: Washington Post The Pentagon is preparing to open a drone base in one of the remotest places on Earth: an ancient caravan crossroads in the middle of the Sahara. After months of...

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07. 08. 2014
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Trans-Sahel ‘new frontier’ in global counter-terrorism operations

Source: Defence Web The Sahel-Sahara region is the ‘new frontier’ in global counter-terrorism operations, prompting major transitions in US and French military positioning, according to a new report.Commissioned by the Remote Control Project,...

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03. 08. 2014
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Africanistan -The New Scramble for Africa

Source: Al Jazeera Youtube Described by many as the ‘new scramble for Africa’, the US, China and other nations are attempting to consolidate their grip on Africa’s natural resources and its growing consumer class....

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02. 08. 2014
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Djibouti: Obama tactics and American Strategical Military Bases in Africa

Source: Geeska Afrika Public diplomacy and regional strategic partnership news, edited by Nur Kafi, Managing Editor and Publisher. The security situation in Sub-Sahara Africa is as volatile and tenuous; militia groups and militants...

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31. 05. 2014
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Special forces from the United States, France and Algeria have been dispatched to Libya’s south

Source: Al Arabiya Special forces from the United States, France and Algeria have been dispatched to Libya’s south to target terrorist networks,The Times newspaper reported Friday. The U.K. daily quoted Olivier Guitta, director of research at...

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29. 05. 2014
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THE NEW GEOGRAPHY OF CHINESE INFLUENCE

Source: Diplomatic Courier The economic growth of a nation, under certain conditions, can lead to a simultaneously expansionist foreign policy designed to ensure the establishment of its commercial and military influence in strategic...

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29. 05. 2014
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Africa: Laboratory and Battleground for Pentagon’s 21st Century Warfare

Source: Ria Novosti Rick Rozoff – For the United States in the second decade of the 21st century war is being conducted in as risk-free a manner as practicable. In place of large contingents...

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21. 05. 2014
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MAP: AFRICOM currently has boots on the ground in these African countries

                    Editor’s Note: U.S. Predator Drone Team likely to be deployed to an established French Air Base operating from  N’Djamena International Airport , Chad.  ...

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20. 05. 2014
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Niger is the New Hub for American Ops in North, West Africa

              Source: Offiziere Last February, U.S. President Barack Obama announced he was sending military personnel and drones to Niger. The American effort in the West African nation is now rapidly becoming...

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20. 05. 2014
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The discovery of covert war

Source: ilmanifesto.it Via: Blacklisted News The Art of War. The “Vision 2020″ of U.S. special forces, it provides “the construction of a global network of special operations forces’ including those of allied countries, including Italy. Washington...

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19. 05. 2014
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French Operations in Africa: Lessons for Future Leaders

Source: MCA Marines Abstract As the Marine Corps builds up the Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response (MAGTF –CR) under Marine Forces Africa (MARFORAF), there are valuable lessons to be learned...

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16. 05. 2014
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Africa: Militarised Humanitarianism in Africa

            Source: All Africa Washington — As the world remains transfixed by the kidnapping of almost 300 Nigerian girls, there have been increasing calls for international intervention in...

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16. 05. 2014
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AFRICOM Not Sharing Intelligence Data With Nigeria Security Forces

Editor’s Note: The entire kidnapping/terrorists  is nothing more than farce put forth buy the media and military. This is nothing more than a joint U.S. and Nigerian Corporate/military strategic move to position themselves...

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02. 05. 2014
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Analysis: How the UK connects to the US global drone network

            Source: Computer Weekly A Computer Weekly investigation subsequently established that the UK plays a crucial role in supporting the US military network by providing part of the core...

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25. 04. 2014
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AFRICOM seeking military contractor for search and rescue operations

            Source: FedBizOpps AFRICOM is seeking a military contractor to conduct search and rescue operations using rotor and fixed wing aircraft for transport, insertion and extractions of personal...

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16. 04. 2014
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DoD quietly expanding AFRICOM missions

Source: Marine Corps Times Just five years ago, the Pentagon considered Africa such a strategic backwater that the global map of combatant commands carved the massive continent into two chunks and placed most...

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14. 04. 2014
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Why the Sudden Rush Into Africa? It’s the Oil

          Source: The Root Kenya, Libya Uganda and Nigeria are thousands of miles removed from that toilet of European tension known as Ukraine, but as drama unfolds in Eastern...

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05. 04. 2014
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The secret world of Canada’s covert commandos

        Source: ctvnews The term itself, commandos, instils a sense of special forces. They are the brethren of soldiers like the British SAS and the U.S. Navy SEALs; among the toughest...

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24. 03. 2014
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U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa: Oil and Commandoes

          Source: Allgov When the U.S. military raided a renegade Libyan tanker on March 16 in the Mediterranean Sea, the mission was successful by all accounts. About 30 Navy Seals managed...

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10. 03. 2014
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AFRICOM Senior Military Officers Directing AMISOM Operations in Somalia

            Source: All Africa The U.S has deployed trainers and at least three senior military officers into Somalia capital, Mogadishu to help to track extremists in Somalia, the...

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08. 03. 2014
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Inside China: Long march to Africa

Source: Washington Times China is set to establish military bases in key spots of Africa, directly challenging the military presence of the U.S. and the European Union. Last year, China surpassed the EU, the U.S. and Japan as Africa’s largest...

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07. 03. 2014
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U.S. military presence in Africa growing in small ways – U.S. forces in Tunisia, Algeria and Libya

Editor’s Note: U.S. DELTA FORCE COVERTLY OPERATING IN SOUTHERN LIBYA Source:LA Times Amid a surge of Islamic militancy in North Africa, a team of fewer than 50 U.S. special operations troops with a single...

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12. 02. 2014
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Secret Military Contractors Will Soon Mine Your Tweets

Source: Defense One The Army wants a contractor to conduct detailed social media data mining to “identify violent extremist influences” around the world that could affect the European Command, responsible for operations in Europe...

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10. 02. 2014
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US Shelves Combatant Command Proposals

Source: Defense News The Pentagon is dismissing proposals to merge some regional warfighting commands and will instead push forward with efforts to shrink the sizes of these headquarters, sources said. In the end,...

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10. 02. 2014
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AFRICOM details future missions on the African continent

Source: Marine Corp Times The Marine Corps’ partnerships with African military forces are likely to expand as those nations look to the U.S. for the training and expertise they need to combat violent...

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03. 02. 2014
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Marines going from Afghanistan to Africa as military mulls special troops on continent

Source: All Voices While the military is pulling out of Afghanistan by the end of the year, they aren’t going far. Marine units specializing in responding to crisis situations may be later deployed...

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30. 01. 2014
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Defense expert calls for thousands of US troops in Africa

Source: Stripes The U.S. should send a 5,000-strong security assistance brigade to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help stabilize a country ravaged by more than a decade of war, a prominent...

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27. 01. 2014
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Strategic Africa: Why the U.S. and Europe are sending in the troops

Source: CBC.CA n the U.S. military’s remarkably globalized world staff, officers deep in a special headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, are organizing training missions over three continents all dedicated to one special place — Africa....

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10. 01. 2014
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AFRICOM has deployed military advisers to Somalia

Source: WP The U.S. military has deployed a small number of uniformed trainers and advisers to the failed state of Somalia for the first time since 1993, when two helicopters were shot down...

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07. 01. 2014
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As War Lingers in Mali, Western Powers Target its Natural Resources

Editor’s Note: Related Article: Canadian special forces on the ground in Mali and What Canada is doing in Mali -GOLD Source: Global Research France’s intervention in the West African nation of Mali under Operation Serval drove...

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23. 12. 2013
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U.S. Africa Command re-positioning East Africa Response Forces in Horn of Africa

U.S. Africa Command re-positioning East Africa Response Forces in Horn of Africa

Source: DoD The commander of U.S. Africa Command is repositioning forces in East Africa in an effort to attain maximum flexibility to respond to State Department requests, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren...

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10. 12. 2013
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French, AFRICOM, UK deploying combat helicopters, MQ-9A Reapers and fighter jets to CAR

French, AFRICOM, UK deploying combat helicopters, MQ-9A Reapers and fighter jets to CAR

Source: Defence Web France is deploying a sizeable number of aircraft, including transport and combat helicopters, to the Central African Republic (CAR) as part of its intervention force there, which aims to improve...

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25. 11. 2013
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AFRICOM and Intelligence Forces Expands Focus On Gulf of Guinea

AFRICOM and Intelligence Forces Expands Focus On Gulf of Guinea

Source: All Africa […] These military exercises are indicative of the escalating presence of Pentagon and US intelligence forces in the Gulf of Guinea. Nigeria, a leading oil producer in Africa, is the...

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12. 11. 2013
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NATO’s Push Into Africa A Trojan Horse For US Hegemony

NATO’s Push Into Africa A Trojan Horse For US Hegemony

Source: Mintpress News NATO has been increasingly active on the African continent in recent years. It supported the African Union mission in Sudan by airlifting troops to and from the Darfur region, provided...

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20. 10. 2013
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U.S. Military investing heavily for perpetual war in Africa

            Editors Note: We‘ve always been at war with EastAsia Source: LA Times The Pentagon has begun a burst of spending in Africa, expanding its main base on...

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15. 10. 2013
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AFRICOM builds up military bases in Italy for small-scale “secret wars” in Africa

AFRICOM builds up military bases in Italy for small-scale “secret wars” in Africa

Source: UPI The U.S. deployment of 200 Marines to a naval base in Sicily for possible operations in Libya, a short hop across the Mediterranean, underlines how the Americans have been building a...

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10. 10. 2013
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More than jihadism or Iran, China’s role in Africa is Obama’s obsession

More than jihadism or Iran, China’s role in Africa is Obama’s obsession

Source: Guardian Countries are “pieces on a chessboard upon which is being played out a great game for the domination of the world”, wrote Lord Curzon, the viceroy of India, in 1898. Nothing...

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18. 09. 2013
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US Army Africa Command looking to contractors for African operations

US Army Africa Command looking to contractors for African operations

Source: Defence Web US Army Africa Command (Africom) wants private contractors to move military equipment and supplies from the US to Egypt and 55 other countries within its Area of Responsibility (AOR) starting...

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11. 08. 2013
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DoD weighs major COCOM realignment

DoD weighs major COCOM realignment

Source: Air Force Times The Pentagon is considering a major overhaul of its geographical combatant commands, possibly realigning oversight within hot-button areas of the world and eliminating thousands of military and civilian positions,according...

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01. 08. 2013
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The Pentagon’s Secret Wars: You Don’t Have the Right to Know

The Pentagon’s Secret Wars: You Don’t Have the Right to Know

Source: New American Do the American people have the right to know the nations with which the United States is at war? The Defense Department says no. When asked by senators to identify...

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26. 07. 2013
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Shouldn’t we Fight Them on the Beaches? U.S. Africa Command lands in South Africa

Shouldn’t we Fight Them on the Beaches? U.S. Africa Command lands in South Africa

Source: issafrica Has anyone informed Luthuli House that the United States (US) imperialist forces have already landed in South Africa? They have just ambushed a convoy near Alicedale in the Eastern Cape, according to...

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03. 07. 2013
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U.S. AFRICOM and German KSK been active for years in Mali

U.S. AFRICOM and German KSK been active for years in Mali

Source: TelePolis Translated Training “of various military groups in West Africa” However, further research on the activities of AFRICOM have a close cooperation between AFRICOM and stationed in Calw Special Forces Command out (KSK) of...

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01. 07. 2013
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AFRICOM spins its web

AFRICOM spins its web

Source: Cameroon Voice Map: The U.S. drone bases in Africa (including the Seychelles!) The feast of the spider Since its inception AFRICOM has convinced no African government to open its territory to set...

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28. 06. 2013
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Obama’s scramble for Africa: US ‘stability’ has ripped Africa apart

Obama’s scramble for Africa: US ‘stability’ has ripped Africa apart

Source: M&G As US President Barack Obama undertakes his second official trip to Africa, although it is the first solely to the continent (South Africa, Senegal and Tanzania are on his itinerary), the...

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23. 06. 2013
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Quick-reaction force stands up in East Africa

Quick-reaction force stands up in East Africa

Source:AF Times The Army has stood up a quick-reaction force to respond to contingencies such as the September attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans. The East Africa Response Force, made up...

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14. 06. 2013
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The war on Africa: U.S. imperialism and the world economic crisis

The war on Africa: U.S. imperialism and the world economic crisis

Source: Pambazuka Mineral resources and the quest for strategic advantage guide western foreign policy on the continent Capitalism has failed to provide adequate housing, jobs, medical, educational and other services to many people...

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12. 06. 2013
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Why Tunisia Could Host the U.S. Military’s African Headquarters

Why Tunisia Could Host the U.S. Military’s African Headquarters

Source: Tunisia Live The post-revolutionary Tunisian government may soon find itself inclined to host a major piece of the United States’ international military architecture. The debate over whether Tunisia should accommodate the United States Africa...

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21. 05. 2013
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EU mission seeks to rebuild Mali army after U.S. faltered

EU mission seeks to rebuild Mali army after U.S. faltered

Source: Reuters A European Union training mission faces a considerable challenge as it seeks to succeed where years of U.S. instruction failed by turning Mali’s rag-tag army into a force capable of facing...

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15. 05. 2013
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Marine rapid reaction unit moved to Italy amid escalating crisis in Libya

Marine rapid reaction unit moved to Italy amid escalating crisis in Libya

Source: Stars and Stripes Just weeks after arriving in Spain, a “small element” from a new 550-Marine-strong rapid reaction force has repositioned to southern Italy amid deteriorating security conditions in nearby Libya, where...

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10. 05. 2013
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AFRICOM Special Operations Forces-trained Congolese Commando Battalion among units accused of rape

AFRICOM Special Operations Forces-trained Congolese Commando Battalion among units accused of rape

Source: Stars and Stripes For U.S. diplomats and military officials who were involved in training a Congolese army unit, a troubling question loomed: Would the 391st Commando Battalion serve as protectors of the...

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08. 05. 2013
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Major U.S. military operations/actions to protect oil

Source: By Kevin Wang and David Kashi -Oil Change America’s role in protecting oil: The U.S. military has used force or the threat of force to protect its energy interests around the world, primarily in the Middle...

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08. 05. 2013
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Pentagon now prepared to repel assaults on diplomatic outposts in Africa

Pentagon now prepared to repel assaults on diplomatic outposts in Africa

Source: WT The Pentagon says it’s now equipped to launch the type of rescue mission that could have helped American personnel who came under deadly attack at the temporary diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, last year....

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07. 05. 2013
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US-TRANSCOM seeking private contractors for African commando transportation

US-TRANSCOM seeking private contractors for African commando transportation

Source: Defense Web ZA The United States Army’s Transportation Command (US-TRANSCOM) is looking for private flight contractors to transport commandos from the Joint Special Taskforce Trans-Sahara as they conduct ‘high risk activities’ in...

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06. 05. 2013
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AFRICOM and USAID in Dakar

AFRICOM and USAID in Dakar

Source: LeBlog Finance Casually, the United States would they not be trying to get a little closer in Senegal? The country is close to the Mali and its raw materials, and is itself...

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03. 05. 2013
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How Many Wars Is the US Fighting Today?

How Many Wars Is the US Fighting Today?

Source: Degruyter The US has withdrawn from Iraq and is planning to do likewise from Afghanistan in 2014. This article argues that the US has been fighting at least 5 wars, most of...

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03. 05. 2013
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U.S. Security Strategy in South Sudan – an Anti-China Strategy?

U.S. Security Strategy in South Sudan – an Anti-China Strategy?

Source: All Africa The cornerstone of an academic debate which took shape over the last twelve years among Marxist scholars – since the publication of Empire (2000) – focuses on what can be...

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01. 05. 2013
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Marines Ready to Respond in Northern Africa

Marines Ready to Respond in Northern Africa

Source: Heritage Asked about the attack last fall on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, President Obama asserted, “our job with respect to Benghazi has been to find out exactly what happened, to make...

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29. 04. 2013
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US & France Intervene in Mali To Protect Land & Resource Grabs, Not Because of Al Qaeda

US & France Intervene in Mali To Protect Land & Resource Grabs, Not Because of Al Qaeda

Source: Black Agenda Report US & France Intervene in Mali To Protect Land & Resource Grabs, Not Because of Al Qaeda The US has boots on the ground and manned & unmanned aircraft...

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22. 04. 2013
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In New Mexico desert, drone pilots learn the new art of war

In New Mexico desert, drone pilots learn the new art of war

Source: Reuters The tide of war may be receding, as President Barack Obama is fond of saying, but U.S. military demand for unmanned drones and their remote pilots is growing. Here in the...

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20. 04. 2013
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MALI: “WAR IS THE CONTINUATION OF POLICY BY OTHER MEANS”

MALI: “WAR IS THE CONTINUATION OF POLICY BY OTHER MEANS”

Editor’s Note: The terrorism angle for military intervention into Mali is highly suspicious. The NATO military mission to destabilize Libya was a strategic catalyst for mass amounts of weapon caches to be smuggled/trafficked throughout  North Africa to Syria.  As I...

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02. 04. 2013
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Jihadists are heading to Syria from Tunisia

Jihadists are heading to Syria from Tunisia

Source: UPI Tunisian jihadists are flocking to Syria to fight alongside Islamist forces to topple the Damascus regime, just as they did in Iraq after the 2003 U.S. invasion. There’s a growing fear...

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21. 03. 2013
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Drone base in Niger gives U.S. a strategic foothold in West Africa

Drone base in Niger gives U.S. a strategic foothold in West Africa

Source: WP The newest outpost in the U.S. government’s empire of drone bases sits behind a razor-wire-topped wall outside this West African capital, blasted by 110-degree heat and the occasional sandstorm blowing from...

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21. 03. 2013
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Nigeria: Mali and the New Cold War

Nigeria: Mali and the New Cold War

Source: All Africa Just after World War II when American State Department planners were assigning each part of the world its “function” within the overall system of US domination, Africa was considered unimportant....

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08. 03. 2013
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Marine Corps rapid-response team ordered to Africa to thwart another Benghazi attack

Marine Corps rapid-response team ordered to Africa to thwart another Benghazi attack

Source: Washington Times U.S. Africa Command will get a new Marine Corps rapid response force as part of a plan to beef up its crisis response capabilities. More Leathernecks will be at the ready after the...

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04. 03. 2013
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Tensions mount between France and Qatar about the war in Mali and Tunisia

Tensions mount between France and Qatar about the war in Mali and Tunisia

Source: Cameroon Voice Translation Worsen tensions between France and Qatar with accusations that the monarchy petro is currently financing and arming separatists and Islamic militants linked to al-Qaeda in Mali and, more generally,...

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27. 02. 2013
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Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Ryan Henry, AFRICOM and Resource Wars: Somalia tops ‘resource nationalism risk’ list

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Ryan Henry, AFRICOM and Resource Wars: Somalia tops ‘resource nationalism risk’ list

Editor’s Note:  The 3 myths of AFRICOM presented by Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Ryan Henry have come to fruition. AFRICOM/Pentagon/NATO entities are conducting a global war on terror propaganda program...

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24. 02. 2013
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War on terror is the West’s new religion

War on terror is the West’s new religion

Source: Independent Mohamed al-Zawahiri, younger brother of Osama bin Laden’s successor, Ayman, made a particularly intriguing statement in Cairo last month. Talking to that wonderful French institution Le Journal du Dimanche about Mali,...

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22. 02. 2013
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Global War on Terror, Military Interventions and Destabilizing Nations

Global War on Terror, Military Interventions and Destabilizing Nations

Editors Notes: The war on terror is a myth to create conformity, manipulate public opinion and adjust the individual to government ideals. The war on terror is not the expression of  experts, individuals or a small group of advocates....

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21. 02. 2013
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AFRICOM: The Stealthy Militarisation of Africa

AFRICOM: The Stealthy Militarisation of Africa

Source: SACSIS The US Africa Command (AFRICOM), assembled under the leadership of President George W. Bush’s hawk Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in 2007, now flexes it muscle across the continent in earnest. US...

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France’s stake in Sahel: India wants to hear from Hollande

France’s stake in Sahel: India wants to hear from Hollande

Source: Two Circles  When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sits with President Fracois Hollande here Thursday for a review of the strategic partnership, he would perhaps do well to seek a little more clarity on...

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05. 02. 2013
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Pentagon providing intelligence support to Nigeria

Pentagon providing intelligence support to Nigeria

Editors Notes: Do not have to rely on regional media reports to determine if DoD intelligence operatives are conducting missions in Nigeria.  AFRICOM/Pentagon have been leaking information and details of military operations and...

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01. 02. 2013
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The recolonization of Africa began with the death of Gaddafi

The recolonization of Africa began with the death of Gaddafi

Source: RT Spain A few days ago Spain’s National Radio interviewed a renowned expert on Middle Eastern politics and North Africa which stated that “Libya is in a process of democratic transition with...

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31. 01. 2013
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Mali and AFRICOM’s Africa Agenda: Target China – F. William Engdahl

Mali and AFRICOM’s Africa Agenda: Target China – F. William Engdahl

Editors Notes: An additional  piece worth reading straight from AFRICOM covering future military affairs/influence/operations and strategy for Africa-Role and Mission of AFRICOM: Africa’s Oil, Vital Resources, Countering China, Strategic Chokepoints, Maritime Security, Narcotics...

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29. 01. 2013
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Geopolitical rivalry of the great powers

Geopolitical rivalry of the great powers

Editors Notes: France/Britian/Canada/AFRICOM are waging war against proxy franchised al qaeda in the Sahel region. What the hell for ? Resource wars, economics and global trade coming in and out of Africa. NATO nations...

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28. 01. 2013
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US military plans drone base near Mali: Official

US military plans drone base near Mali: Official

Source: Times of India The US military plans to set up a base for drones in northwest Africa to bolster surveillance of al-Qaida’s affiliate in the region as well as allied Islamist extremists,...

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28. 01. 2013
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Role and Mission of AFRICOM: Africa’s Oil, Vital Resources, Countering China, Strategic Chokepoints, Maritime Security, Narcotics

Role and Mission of AFRICOM: Africa’s Oil, Vital Resources, Countering China, Strategic Chokepoints, Maritime Security, Narcotics

Source: AFRICOM.MIL Gen. Carter F. Ham, commanding officer, U.S. Africa Command speaks at Howard Univerity The mission of the command actually is quite simple.  It is to protect the national interests of the...

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27. 01. 2013
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AFRICOM: against China from Mali

AFRICOM: against China from Mali

Source: REDSOP A new face that demon chasing, Belmokhtar-Mokhtar, head of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb-hidden in a strategic territory to conquer, Mali. Too much like the fable of “Bin Laden in...

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21. 01. 2013
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Al-Qaeda serve as a pretext for war in North Africa as western powers back al-Qaeda militants in Syria

Al-Qaeda serve as a pretext for war in North Africa as western powers back al-Qaeda militants in Syria

Source: VOR The international involvement in Mali is expanding. France has deployed 2,000 ground troops and is looking to bring in 500 more. The United States is already providing surveillance and intelligence data,...

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18. 01. 2013
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William Engdahl:‘Pentagon’s hand behind French intervention in Mali’

William Engdahl:‘Pentagon’s hand behind French intervention in Mali’

Source: RT As French soldiers pour into Mali in the fight to push back the advancing Islamist militants, questions have been raised as to the motives behind the intervention. Author William Engdahl told...

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16. 01. 2013
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AFRICOM  In-extremis Forces On Standby Near Algeria Hostage Situation

AFRICOM In-extremis Forces On Standby Near Algeria Hostage Situation

Editors Notes: Convenient timing for AFRICOMs rapid reaction team: U.S. Africa Command Receives Commander’s In-Extremis Force (CIF) Spec Ops Unit Source: Business Insider Dozens of armed jihadists claiming to come from Mali killed...

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15. 01. 2013
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Don’t forget the critical role of China in Mali

Don’t forget the critical role of China in Mali

Source: Independent Another year and another foreign adventure for the UK military, but with regards to Mali many analysts and commentators are missing an angle; the ‘Pivot to Asia’ and the surging role...

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10. 01. 2013
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The imperial agenda of the US’s ‘Africa Command’ marches on

The imperial agenda of the US’s ‘Africa Command’ marches on

Editors Notes: US|NATO  geostrategy for Africa is a containment  policy/energy security to centralize all African agricultural lands, mineral resources, raw materials and hydrocarbons,  directly influence African economic markets and trade to benefit the...

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09. 01. 2013
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Rebel Groups In Africa, How Are They Funded?

Rebel Groups In Africa, How Are They Funded?

Editors Notes:  The indigenous people living in regions controlled by outside Islamic militants are not always supporters of the movement. Western stereotypical view –  every person in Northern Mali/Sahel Region is a Al...

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05. 01. 2013
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U.S. military strategic surge in Africa

U.S. military strategic surge in Africa

Source: People’s Daily The United States is going to deploy troops in 35 countries in Africa. The 2nd Brigade of the 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. will start training in March of...

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24. 12. 2012
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US army to send teams to 35 African nations to fight extremists

US army to send teams to 35 African nations to fight extremists

Source: National/AP Related Article: Africom Will Maintain ‘Light Footprint’ in Africa A US Army brigade will begin sending small teams into as many as 35 African nations early next year, part of an...

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22. 12. 2012
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Mali new prey to West imperialist quest

Mali new prey to West imperialist quest

Editors Notes: Imperialism by definition is a policy of extending a country’s power and influence through colonization, use of military force, or other means. What are the geopolitical intentions of the United Nations/France/NATO/ECOWAS...

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19. 12. 2012
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AFRICOM announces it will have rapid reaction force

AFRICOM announces it will have rapid reaction force

Source: Stars and Stripes In the politically charged aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks in Benghazi, in which the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed, it emerged that something...

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17. 12. 2012
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Mali: West Africa’s Gate to Convenient Chaos, Intervention

Mali: West Africa’s Gate to Convenient Chaos, Intervention

Source: Tripoli Post France is insisting on ‘rapid’ military intervention in Mali. Its unmanned drones have reportedly been scouring the desert of the troubled West African nation – although it claims that the...

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06. 12. 2012
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Pentagon plans for multinational proxy operation in Mali

Pentagon plans for multinational proxy operation in Mali

Source: Independent US military planners have begun to help organize a multinational proxy force to intervene next year in Mali, the famine-stricken, coup-wracked African country that has become a magnet for Islamist extremists,...

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04. 12. 2012
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U.S. Africa Command Receives Commander’s In-Extremis Force (CIF) Spec Ops Unit

U.S. Africa Command Receives Commander’s In-Extremis Force (CIF) Spec Ops Unit

Source: Defense News Just weeks after the deadly assault on the U.S. consulate and CIA station in Benghazi, Libya, the head of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) was for the first time given...

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30. 11. 2012
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Britain and America target DR Congo

Britain and America target DR Congo

Source: Pambazuka INTRODUCTION All the signs are written on the wall that after the split of Sudan, the United States of America is targeting the Democratic Republic of Congo to re-enact the same...

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19. 11. 2012
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Is private security taking over Africa? [African Business]

Is private security taking over Africa? [African Business]

Source: Equities It is statistically true that we are living in the most peaceful and stable era in human history. It just does not feel that way. And if you live in a...

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18. 11. 2012
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North Africa: The next Afghanistan?

North Africa: The next Afghanistan?

Source: Yahoo News The terrorist group al Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb has seized control of a swath of North Africa. Is it a real threat? What are the group’s goals? Al Qaida in the...

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16. 11. 2012
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Libya All In? Failed Nato Mission Exposes U.S. Generals

Libya All In? Failed Nato Mission Exposes U.S. Generals

Source: All Africa   Analysis The extramarital affair cited for the resignation of CIA chief Gen Petraeus is insignificant by far compared to his belonging to a section of US military and intelligence...

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14. 11. 2012
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US Africom ready to consider requests for Mali intervention support

US Africom ready to consider requests for Mali intervention support

Source: RFI US Africom is expecting to be asked to provide support for West African military intervention in northern Mali, a top US General said on Wednesday. According to US intelligence, any military...

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05. 11. 2012
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Drums of War: Mounting Tension in Northern Mali

Drums of War: Mounting Tension in Northern Mali

Source: Middle East Online The beating drums of war seem to be growing louder in Mali especially after the realisation that Al Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and its allies in the...

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30. 10. 2012
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AFRICOM and the Recolonisation of Africa

AFRICOM and the Recolonisation of Africa

 Editors Notes: For America to maintain a global primacy status, the U.S. must display geostrategic skills in Africa through military operations, economics and political influence to prevent a Russia, China and/or India  from...

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25. 10. 2012
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Remote U.S. base at core of secret operations

Remote U.S. base at core of secret operations

Source: Washington Post Around the clock, about 16 times a day, drones take off or land at a U.S. military base here, the combat hub for the Obama administration’s counterterrorism wars in the...

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15. 10. 2012
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George Soros, Rothschilds, AFRICOM and Liberia’s Gold

George Soros, Rothschilds, AFRICOM and Liberia’s Gold

Source: All Africa Related Article: StratRisk: Is Liberia the next West Africa gold hub? Report gathered by this paper has revealed that Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s interest in hosting in Liberia a base...

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14. 10. 2012
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The threat from Mali

The threat from Mali

Source: The Nation ERIC S MARGOLIS –  Mali is a huge, arid nation extending from the Sahara Desert and Algeria’s border in the north to the steamy south along the Niger River. Most...

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