Although the media largely echoes President Trump’s claim that his tariff threats directed at China about trying to reduce the large U.S. trade deficit, the president has a far narrower aim—that is to protect the monopoly position and profits of dominant U.S. corporations.
Any forensic examination of African corruption would reveal Western fingerprints everywhere, from the financing of a ruinous civil war and exploitation of oil and diamond reserves in Angola, to the pillaging of mineral resources in Zambia.
TEMA, GHANA (Analysis) -- The Argentine naval vessel Libertad embarked on its maiden voyage in 1961 and remains, to this day, a maritime and mechanical marvel. At 340 feet, it is one of the longest, heaviest, and yet fastest ships afloat -- holding, at one time or another, several world speed records. With its classical windjammer design and