Mali recently announced that it would no longer be part of the G5 Sahel. From the beginning, it was clear that the formation of the G5 Sahel was encouraged by France, and that the real focus was to be security.
Colonel Assimi Goïta, who leads the military junta, said that the agreement with the French “brought neither peace, nor security, nor reconciliation” and that the population aspires “to stop the flow of Malian blood.”
The end of “the second great age of globalization” might be upon us.
As countries in the Global North push to escalate the war in Ukraine, the Global South has overwhelmingly pushed for a perspective of dialogue and peace. Roger McKenzie and Vijay Prashad reflect on the need to create a fresh Non-Aligned Movement.
The draft Bluebook leak has startling changes and has reportedly used strong language against Russia.
Rising food prices and financial turbulence have set the alarm bells ringing across the region.
The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has already begun to have a negative economic impact on the five Central Asian republics.
The Russia-Ukraine war began in 2014, not 2022.
There are wars in Africa and Asia and some are rarely commented on in the media, so why is Ukraine different?
French troops have now begun to leave Mali, but they are not returning to France.
When the U.S. illegally invaded Iraq, none of the Western press called it ‘aggression.’”
The UN has warned that about half the population of the country are “facing a record level of acute hunger.”
“Israel’s civilian administration and military authorities, as well as governmental and quasigovernmental institutions, are involved in the enforcement of the system of apartheid against Palestinians,” Amnesty International concluded.
Far from peace, the Abraham Accords are going to accelerate a return to war in this part of Africa.
The UN has issued “the largest ever appeal for a single country for humanitarian assistance.”
The upcoming elections in three Indian states will be a contest between the BJP’s polarizing, violent, Islamaphobic messages and efforts to create a more plural, more democratic India.
Presidential candidate José Antonio Kast reflects the failure of Chile to prosecute those who violated the rights of Chileans during the 30 years of Pinochet’s rule.
Beijing has denied media allegations that it is scheming to ‘take over’ Entebbe Airport by way of a BRI loan.
Prime Minister Modi has announced the repeal of farm laws that have sparked protests, but organizers say it’s “too little, too late.”
The climate conference ended with a watered down promise to phase down rather than phase out coal-powered energy generation and only the most powerful countries got to finalize the pact.
With one of every three lightbulbs in France being lit by the yellow-cake uranium from Niger, its armies have garrisoned the Sahel, from Mauritania at one end to Chad at the other, as part of Operation Barkhane. War is what turns on the lights in France.
The declaration of a state of emergency by Guillermo Lasso is more likely about quelling opposition than guaranteeing security for Ecuadorians
The latest in the determined campaign to overthrow the Cuban revolution will likely be on November 15, as U.S.-funded groups and U.S. officials have taken to social media to build hype around alleged “civil liberties” protests.
The search for the new era in Chile has two important avenues: the writing of the new constitution, which is what the 155 members of the Constitutional Convention are doing, and the presidential election to be held on November 21, 2021.
A horrific attack by ISIS-K on a Shiite mosque has raised alarms not just among the Taliban, but in Iran and China.
The war of words between Dushanbe and the Taliban has deep historical roots.
The long-neglected northeast has been famed for its gemstones, but the Taliban are ill-equipped to exploit such resources.
The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern
Over July and August Rwandan soldiers were deployed in Mozambique, purportedly to fight ISIS terrorists. However, behind this campaign is French maneuvering that benefits an energy giant eager to exploit natural gas resources, and perhaps, some backroom deals over history.
The rise of the al-Shabaab insurgency in the Cabo Delgado province and the ‘hidden debt’ scandal are both linked to discovery of natural gas in Mozambique, a development that has far from benefited the people.