The Silent Force Of Greed

Posted on Tuesday, December 02 at 08:01 by saveena
So why all the attention to Iraq? The immediate answer is that the reigning world superpower, the United States, is directly involved in military action. And that makes news. Who cares, really, whether the armies of at least six neighbouring countries — Rwanda, Uganda, Angola, Zimbabwe, Burundi and Namibia — are actively fighting for control over the vast natural resources of the Congo? Wars in the Congo, in the Central African Republic, in Liberia, in countless other countries, aren’t connected to us. “Us” meaning The West. “Us” meaning Those That Count.

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