“Unintended Consequences of Military Intervention”: Roots of Mali, Algeria Crisis Tied to Libya War
I think it is actually emboldening even more extremists. But we have to understand that they are–the extremists are multiplying, with a lot of different rationales. You know, those who are opposed to the French, the longtime colonizers in the region, you know, have seized this as an opportunity to express their anti-French and anti-Western sentiments. Those who are concerned about issues of sovereignty and independence of the region are seizing this opportunity.
Seismic Imperialism: Haiti’s Buried Cry for Help on Third Anniversary of Earthquake | Common Dreams
On the third anniversary of the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti that left tens of thousands dead and injured, the solemn remembrances have been buried under the debris of deception. Barely audible from the bottom of this colossal heap, the cry to “build back better” has turned into raspy whisper–and the world has lost its voice, unable to even vocalize the words “relief for Haiti.”
Three Years Later: Three Answers to Haiti’s Predicament | Relief and Reconstruction Watch
“Peyi a vin kraze.” As Haiti enters a new year, I’ve heard this phrase several times from different Haitians over the past week. It’s usually said with a resigned, slight shake of the head.In English, this means “The country has completely crashed.”
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