The condemnation of past behaviours has become fashionable. It is partly motivated by hindsight. It is also partly motivated by sheer outrage, as any decent and humane person cannot help but be outraged by man's often barbaric treatment of other human beings, writes Elizabeth Ellis.
Tag Archive: Africa
Ben Chiza takes a look at the newly installed government of President Joyce Banda in Malawi
Northern Mali promises to be the graveyard of scores of innocent people if African countries don't collectively challenge Western influence in the region, writes Ramzy Baroud.
Shortly after progressive Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba was overthrown by a Western backed coup in 1960, the former UN secretary general, Dag HammarskjÃ¶ld, died in mysterious circumstances. John Green asks if the two events were in any way connected.
Once again Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir waved his walking stick in the air. Once again he spoke of splendid victories over his enemies as thousands of jubilant supporters danced and cheered. But this time around the stakes are too high, writes Ramzy Baroud.
Ramzy Baroud explains how NATO's foray into Libya is beginning to have unforseen consequences across North Africa
Thomas Riggins examines the background and ideology of the Ennanah Party, now heading the governing alliance in Tunisia following the overthrow of President Ben Ali
The 2011 revolution of the people of Egypt shocked the international community on many different levels, says Iqbal Tamimi.
John Pilger denounces American imperialist strategy in Africa
Derek Ford reveals the brutality of the pro-NATO National Transitional Council forces in the Libyan conflict