The fallout over the AUKUS deal, as we are now seeing, has been a severe rift in relations between two historic allies, the U.S. and France. And the collateral damage may also include NATO.
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
The United States’ Recent Failures in War and Fighting Racism Should Serve as a Warning to Its Allies
Biden’s efforts to revive multilateral support for the U.S. empire have been fumbled on many fronts.
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.
Spyware like Pegasus is dangerous not only because it gives hackers complete control over an infected phone, but also because it introduces the skills and knowledge of nation-states into the civilian sphere.