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Suffering in Northern Mali

How might military action in northern Mali unfold and what impact will it have on the local population? A recent article in the Wall Street...

U.S. Military Operations In Africa On the Rise

The U.S. military is expanding its secret intelligence operations across Africa, establishing a network of small air bases to spy on terrorist hideouts from...

U.S. Expanding Network of Drone Bases to Hit Somalia, Yemen

As Somalia undergoes its worst famine in six decades and Yemen slides into civil war, the administration of President Barack Obama is expanding its network of bases to carry out drone strikes against suspected terrorists in both countries, according to reports published in two major U.S. newspapers Thursday.

U.S. Building Secret Drone Base In Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States is building a series of secret drone bases in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula to launch an aggressive campaign against al-Qaida-linked groups in Somalia and Yemen, a Washington based newspaper reported Tuesday night.

South African-Built Drone to Fly in 2012

The Seeker 400 prototype, a South African designed and built unmanned arial vehicle (UAV), or drone, is due to make its maiden flight in the first quarter of 2012, South African defence company Denel Dynamics says.

American Militarism Is No Fairy Tale

With the latest news (revealed last week by the New York Times) that the U.S. has launched a significant “intensification” of its secret air campaign against Yemeni tribesmen believed to be connected with al-Qaeda, the U.S. is now involved in no less than six wars. Count ‘em, if you don’t believe me: Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Libya, and what used to be called the Global War on Terror.