Monthly Archives: July 2012

U.S. is the driving force behind the fighting in Somalia

Washington has been quietly equipping and training thousands of African soldiers to wage a widening proxy war against the Shabab, the Al Qaeda ally that has sparked alarm as foreign militants join its ranks. By David S. Cloud, Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Syria conflict destabilizing Iraq

By Vivienne Walt | July 13, 2012 Will Syria’s Conflict Spill Over into War-Weary Iraq? “…the “spillover” from the Syrian crisis might already have begun, as the devastating violence next door deepens Iraq’s existing sectarian divisions, including those between Shiites … Continue reading

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Pwned in Paraguay

July 25, 2012 Multinational Corporations Reap Benefits from Coup Government Paraguay’s Bitter Harvest by BENJAMIN DANGL “The RTA deal for a $4 billion dollar aluminum plant on the shores of the Paraná River had been stalled by the Lugo administration … Continue reading

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