The neoliberal system is deteriorating under the weight of numerous internal contradictions, historical injustices and lack of economic viability, writes Vijay Prashad.
Mali’s Break with France Shows Cracks in Atlantic Alliance
Wagner Group soldiers are in Mali, but Vijay Prashad delves into the reasons why they are not the cause of the rift with France.
My 10 Years of Reporting on AFRICOM
A decade ago, Nick Turse embarked on a quest to cover what the U.S. military was doing in Africa.
When Will the Stars Align Again for Burkina Faso?
The Sahel coups are against conditions of life afflicting most of the region’s people, writes Vijay Prashad — conditions created by theft of sovereignty by multinationals and the old colonial ruler.
The war in Ukraine has been catastrophic for world food prices, writes Vijay Prashad. But the problem didn’t start then.
Africa, the Collateral Victim of a Distant Conflict
Memories of older forms of colonialism sharpen the way that many Africans view their treatment now, writes Vijay Prashad.
Mali & the French Project in Africa’s Sahel
Despite all the talk of trade, Vijay Prashad says the real focus of the G5 Sahel was always going to be security.
Friends, Enemies & Four Failed Wars
The British public can no longer afford its governments to run reckless around the world with no heed to the long-term consequences, write Phil Miller and Mark Curtis.
How France and the US Cooperate
Danny Sjursen delves into the destabilizing Franco-American Sahel “stabilization” mission.
After Coup in Mali Only Citizens Can Free the Land
Vijay Prashad puts the latest coup in the gold-rich country, where the people are once again eager for a break from the colonial past, into historical context.