Barack Obama

War on Terror? US proxies Ethiopia and Rwanda terrorize their own people

KPFA Weekend News, 08.22.2015

Washington D.C.-based Ethiopian activist Obang Metho says that Ethiopian and Rwandan dictators have been allowed to terrorize their own people because they provide troops for the U.S, War on Terror. Metho is a founder of the Soldarity Movement for a New Ethiopia. 

Oil for Blood in Iraq: How much is enough for U.S. oil companies?


KPFA Evening News, 07.05.2014

Oil and energy investigator and analyst Antonia Juhasz, however, says, that US and UK-based oil corporations' determination to gain access to Iraq's oil was decisive in the lead-up to the 2003 US/UK invasion Iraq, but not now, in President Obama's deliberations.  


The international community's unforgivable betrayal of the people of South Sudan


KPFA Evening News, 01.05.2014

The U.S. considered sending its Ugandan and/or Ethiopian military partners into South Sudan to support President Salva Kiir, while South Sudanese called on the world to get Ugandan President Museveni, his troops and his high tech weapons out of their country. The South Sudanese Human Rights Society for Advocacy also called the international community's decision to offer Museveni a seat at South Sudan peace talks "an unforgivable betrayal of the people of South Sudan."

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.

Cynthia McKinney on Obama in Africa

KPFA Evening News, 04.20.2013

Secretary of State John Kerry suggested last week that President Obama may soon be on his way to Africa, without giving any details as to when or which countries.  Former Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney responded on KPFA. McKinney will be in California next week on a speaking tour titled, "Latin America, Africa, and Obama."  A transcript of this report will be available shortly on the website of the San Francisco Bay View,




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