Mini-Me: African Union at 50 — Anti-NATO Anti-EU or an EU-NATO ACT Opportunity? How Should EU-NATO Engage BRICS Over Africa?

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Who?  Mini-Me?
Who? Mini-Me?

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Africa and U.S. Imperialism – Post-Colonial Crises and the Imperatives of the African Revolution (AllAfrica)

Africa: Celebrating Tajudeen, the OAU and AU – Which Way Africa? (AllAfrica)

Africa Must Guarantee Her Own Security (AllAfrica)

Africa rises as BRICS countries set up a different development aid model (Kenya Daily Nation)

African Union and EU to Strengthen Trade and Economic Links (AllAfrica)

African Union can halt NATO imperialism (Iran Press TV video and transcript)

Africa: The Organization of African Unity (OAU)/African Union at 50 (AllAfrica)

Africa: The Other Side of the Coin – Celebrating 50 Years Without the Same Recognition From Its Western Counterparts (AllAfrica)

Analysis: Africa defense force never more needed but still a paper tiger (defenceWeb)

Angola: University Lecture Releases “African Union, Quo Vadis?” Essay (AllAfrica)

At South Africa summit, lack of cohesion weighs heavily on the BRICS (Christian Science Monitor)

Brazil writes off $900mn African debt (The BRICS Post)

Brics and Africa: a winning partnership against hunger? (The Guardian)

Brics bank seen to spur tourism (Calcutta The Telegraph)

BRICS chafe under charge of “new imperialists” in Africa (Reuters)

BRICS continue African engagement (Russia & India Report)

BRICS in Africa: A Development Dream? (ThinkAfricaPress)

BRICS nations fail to launch new bank (Al Jazeera)

ECA Backs the Africa-BRICS Dialogue Initiative (United Nations)

EU, Africa economic partnership agreements imbalanced-Mkapa (Tanzania DailyNews)

EU gives trade deal ultimatum to seven African countries (Africa Review)

EU ministers set the tone for development action (EurActiv)

Europe’s Self-Defeating Lurch to the Right (BloombergBusinessWeek)

EU to provide over €37 million to fight piracy in Eastern and Southern Africa (Europa)

Fear of a Black Europe: Racism Rises on the Old Continent (GlobalPost)

Give more powers to African Union – Mahama (GhanaWeb)

Lamy urges EU to forge closer trade ties with Africa (EurActiv)

Mali donors’ conference finances imperialist scramble for Africa (World Socialist Web Site)

The African Union at 50 (Namibian)

The futility of US designs (China Daily)

US, NATO using proxy terrorism to achieve neo-colonialistic goals (Iran Press TV)

Would Africa be better off if the Doha Round died? (The Africa Report)

Phi Beta Iota:  NATO has zero possibility of being effective in Africa beyond the countries adjacent to the Mediterranean, and NATO is also completely unprepared — as the USA is unprepared — to do full spectrum civilian operations as well as military operations.  In the context of a new BRICS plan to create an alternative global currency, an alternative global financial system, and an alternative global development bank — while also discussing on the side new forms of military and intelligence collaboration, NATO has one path and one path only into the future: to become, along with the EU and the BRICS and the regional associations in Africa, the Americas, and Asia, the hub for Network Enabled Capabilities leveraging Open Source Everything (OSE) to support M4IS2 (Multinational, Multiagency, Multidisciplinary, Multimedia Information-Sharing and Sense-Making).  What the world really needs right now is transparency, truth, and trust.  The only way to survive the current economic collapse caused by the US legalizing global crime and being all too ready to engage in unjustified unilateral military actions is to do the one thing that can eradicate corruption and waste: create an alternative global to local command and control (not) and intelligence system.

See Also:

EIN Global Survey

Game Plan & Logo

NATO OSE/M4IS2

Open Source Agency (OSA)

Public Intelligence 3.2

Way of the Truth