Obama's AFRICOM nominee would expand terror war, seek authority to assassinate


KPFA Weekend News, 06.25.2016
Obama's nominee to head the U.S. Africa Command, Marine Lt. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, reassured the Senate Armed Services Committee that he would expand the so-called War on Terror and seek authority to assassinate without presidential supervision in Libya and elsewhere on the African continent. 

Breaking: President Obama heeds international law

Congressional shame and disgrace on ISIS War

KPFA Weekend News, 01.09.2015
California's Thirteenth District Congressperson Barbara Lee told KPFA it's a shame and disgrace that Congress is ducking its responsibility to approve or disapprove the US war on ISIS.

Rwanda's M23 prepares to fight the UN Brigade, as Obama urges 'Congo's neighbors' to stop

KPFA Evening News, 07.06.2013

Speaking in Tanzania at the end of his African tour, President Obama urged "countries neighboring the Democratic Republic of the Congo" to make peace. Congo shares borders with nine African nations but the president declined to say which of them he was referring to.

Kikwete, Kagame, Obama, and Congo


KPFA Morning Mix, 06.03.2013

Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete sparked the outrage of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and other top Rwandan officials when he said, at the African Union’s 50th anniversary gathering, that, for there to be peace to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Rwandan government must negotiate with the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, or FDLR, an eastern Congolese militia made up of its own former citizens and their children.  

Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete was the first African president to meet with President Barack Obama after he assumed office in 2009.

My essay "Is Obama talking to Kagame through Kikwete?", appears on BlackStarNews.com.


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