west africa

Aug 7, 2014
Photo: flickr/Global Panorama

Ebola's head start in Sierra Leone

Julia Smith
Julia Smith speaks about the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone and her experiences working with the community there.
Jun 6, 2013

New York corporation making false promises in Cameroon

Herakles Farms aims to establish a huge palm oil plantation in one of the poorest countries in Africa. Frederic Mousseau calls the project a land grab that will make billions of dollars for investors.
Feb 25, 2013

No sign of peace or reconciliation in Mali

Roger Annis
France perpetrated two large deceptions in conducting its military intervention into Mali six weeks ago. These have been universally accepted in mainstream media reporting.
Feb 4, 2013

France says it's in Mali 'for the long haul'

Roger Annis
France's Le Monde newspaper argues for a long-term, Haiti-style tutelage of Mali. The Harper government in Ottawa can be expected to fall seamlessly into line.
Feb 4, 2013
Photo: Senior Airman Brandi Hansen, U.S. Air Force/Released/Flickr

Our military objectives in Mali make no sense

Gerry Caplan
Do France's objectives for Operation Serval, its military intervention in Mali, make sense? This question matters to everyone, not least to the countries from which France is seeking assistance.


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