Nigeria, Russia, and a private-security ship

October 31, 2012 A few comments on what’s going on at sea. Earlier this month, Nigerian authorities seized a ship operated by the Moran Security Group.  In the usual manner, the ship, M/V Myre Seadiver, is flagged by the Cook Islands, was built in Norway in the 1960s, was Norwegian owned and flagged for most…

African Misadventures

Payvand.com – Iran has succeeded in derailing its relationship with not one but three West African states in the embarrassing fallout surrounding a secret arms shipment. The row has left the Iranian administration’s hopes of expanding its political influence and trade ties with African states in tatters.   Senegal broke off diplomatic relations with Tehran…

Out: Latin American Drug Cartels. In: African Drug Cartels

U.S. and West African troops train in Senegal on July 13, 2012. This exercise included troops from Senegal, Gambia, Guinea and Burkina Faso. Photo: Marines   For years, West African cocaine traffickers have worked as mules for Latin American drug cartels seeking to smuggle their powder to Europe. But now the mules are going independent…

List of ongoing Conflicts : Updated on April 2 2013

AFRICA: (24 Countries and 115 between militias-guerrillas, separatist groups and anarchic groups involved) Hot Spots: Central African Republic, Darfur, Democrati Republic of Congo, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland –Algeria: fights between regular army and: al-Qaeda Organization in the Maghreb (AQIM) or al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) since 2005 (known in the past as…

‘Drone’ a Dirty Word in the UN Lexicon

Inter Press Service, 7 February 2013 The “drone”, one of the eminently controversial lethal weapons deployed by the United States in its war against terrorism, is obviously a dirty word in the U.N. lexicon. ‘Drone’ a Dirty Word in the UN Lexicon United Nations — The “drone”, one of the eminently controversial lethal weapons deployed…

We are Preparing for Massive Civil War, Says DHS Informant

What kind of event would allow the president to define as terrorists all gun owners opposed to gun confiscating executive orders? What would it take to link 2nd amendment with al Qaeda? Or is this government incapable of black-op false-flag operations?

UN : Killing softly DRC with sanctions

2013-01-01 07:40 New York – The UN Security Council slapped an arms embargo on Monday on M23 rebels and their alleged Rwandan allies, the FDLR, amid a flare-up of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern region. The council committee tasked with monitoring sanctions on the Congo also imposed a travel ban and asset…

Rwanda schemed M23 rebellion for its benefit – UN expert

Heavy fighting in northern CAR, many flee 2012-12-11 09:11 Bangui – Heavy fighting broke out Monday between armed men and forces of the Central African Republic in the key northern city of Ndele, causing many residents to flee, a military source said. “Armed men entered the city firing automatic weapons. Then loud detonations started being…

Nigerian oil industry probed,11 killed at Nigeria Church

Lagos – A probe alleging Nigeria has lost out on tens of billions of dollars in recent years through questionable practices in Africa’s biggest oil-and-gas industry has stirred controversy and calls for action. The report from a government-appointed task force has not been officially made public, but leaked copies have generated strong responses from officials,…

Nigeria ups ante in Boko Haram hunt

2012-11-23 22:09 Nigerian soldier   kano – Nigeria’s military on Friday offered hundreds of thousands of dollars in rewards for information leading to the capture of leaders of Islamist extremist group Boko Haram. A statement listed 19 alleged senior members of the extremist group blamed for hundreds of deaths in connection with its insurgency in…

“When war is declared, Truth is the first casualty.”

“In reality, do you really need a war?” — Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Al Rascon “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.”–  Albert Einstein Read the three pages here I spent almost half an hour trying to avoid to add categories  from geo-locations that a war…

Golden Dawn Immigrants : Fake NeoNazi’s

All those links were sent to me on Twitter via @Canada_Kat (thank you very much )and I am more than glad to post them,I do believe I will find more on those people due time.No threats allowed according to the WP policy or the HR declaration and all the conventions etc etc etc. So please…

Africa: Oil,Diamonds and Blood

For decades, De Beers has been the preeminent name in diamonds. Thanks to a stockpile of the world’s rough diamond supply, indelible marketing schemes and even negotiations with foreign governments for their diamonds, De Beers — owned by the Oppenheimer family since the 1920s — has been the most important name in one of the…