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Everything we are not Supposed to Know Behind the West’s war on Libya

The obvious agenda behind the war on Libya. Protecting civilians is a mere pretext

By: Samuel Igbu
(Original title: The lies behind the West’s war on Libya)

It was Gaddafi’s Libya that offered all of Africa its first revolution in modern timesconnecting the entire continent by telephone, television, radio broadcasting and several other technological applications such as telemedicine and distance teaching. And thanks to the WMAX radio bridge, a low cost connection was made available across the continent, including in rural areas.

It began in 1992, when 45 African nations established RASCOM (Regional African Satellite Communication Organization) so that Africa would have its
own satellite and slash communication costs in the continent. This was a time when phone calls to and from Africa were the most expensive in the world because of the annual US$500 million fee pocketed by Europe for the use of its satellites like Intelsat for phone conversations, including those within the same country. Continue reading Everything we are not Supposed to Know Behind the West’s war on Libya

Somalia: The West’s “Miserable Failure”

A Nationalist or an Opportunist?

Dr. Michael A. Weinstein

On February 3, Somalia’s Transitional Federal Parliament (T.F.P.) voted 421-11-3 to extend its term for three years beyond its expiration in August, 2011. The T.F.P.’s move was in direct opposition to the United Nations, which serves as the agent of the Western “donor”-powers (Washington, the European Union and European states) that fund the T.F.P. (pay its members’ salaries). Continue reading Somalia: The West’s “Miserable Failure”