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The Imp Of The Perverse

Words cannot express the utter stupidity and self-destructiveness of US policy in allying itself to the rabble of Ouattara and his friends. What government in Africa will ever trust or deal openly with such a maniacal formulation of national interest on the part of the US. The US is at war in Africa. To win, or survive, requires helping one’s friends and punishing one’s enemies. What imp of the perverse can have gotten things so wrong; and so often?

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Guinea-Bissau: Traffickers’ Paradise?

The West African country of 1.6 million people, Guinea-Bissau, is on a crossroad of its history: all the hopes of those who love that country, many of whom are exiled, seem to hang on the yet unresolved impasse of it’s internal corruption. The state corruption phenomenon is not unique to Guinea-Bissau. Other West African countries, despite their vast natural and human resources, and a progress made in the last decade toward the establishment of democratic culture and governing systems, continue to occupy the bottom ranks of a democratic development maturity.

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Mothers vs. AK-47s

I had an interesting dream few days ago. In it, without sounding too grandiose, I had a revelation on how to prevent man-made violence in the world. I bet you are getting interested — keep reading then.