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Stop "Crimes Against Humanity and Geological Scandals": Give AFRICOM a Chance In Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

This is going out to the end of a very long limb, but contrary to the rumblings in progressive think tanks, let's suggest that AFRICOM must be given a chance in eastern Congo.

America: Gassed to Death

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Feffer

In 2008, when oil prices spiked, Americans drove less, and that saved lives. When gas prices went up by a couple dollars per gallon, we saved more lives than perished in the September 11 attacks.

How Much Does the U.S. Empire Cost?

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

Obama's product -- America -- has taken a beating in the marketplace over the last eight years or so. The president has to do some serious rebranding.

Piracy and Us

Marcia DeSanctis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia DeSanctis

Piracy in the Gulf of Aden might seem like a pebble dropping, but the ripples may be felt everywhere.

As Opposition Grows, Africom Could Be A Headache For Obama

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Originally published on, the citizen journalism platform that covers world news at the local level. By Charles Rukuni United State...

AFRICOM: Why The Global Community Should Reject An Expansion Of American Military Might

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Africa Faith and Justice Network, the Institute for Policy Studies, the Resist AFRICOM Coalition, and filmmaker Ellie Walton have created an interesti...

Reshaping U.S. Military Policy in Africa

Ken Bacon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Bacon

Pentagon programs in Africa fund immediate, short-term security programs rather than the broader U.S. commitment to aid the growth of prosperous, stable countries.