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Africa Lies Naked and Exposed to Euro-American Military Offensive - by Glen Ford
"The prospect of an Arab Spring at the dawn of 2011 sparked a general hysteria in imperial capitals. With centuries of Euro-American domination flashing before their eyes, Washington, London and Paris quickly configured NATO to unleash SHock and Awe on the victim of choice in North Africa, Muammar Gaddafi. The momentum of that show of force has led on expanding cast of imperial actors to the gates of Damascus.
But Africa is the most vulnerable region in America's warpath, a continent ripe for the plucking due to the multitudinous entanglements of Africa's political and military classes with imperialism. The actual truth is the United Sates and its allies, principally the French, are positioned to 'take' much of the continent with the collaboration of most of its govenrments and especially its soldiers.
As the US bullies the way southward in the wake of the seizure of Libya its path has been smoothed by the AFricans themselves..."
Closing for length.