U.S. Assembling Secret Drone Bases in Ethiopia

The US is reported to be expanding a secret drone program in Ethiopia and Seychelles in order to gather intelligence and strike al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia and Yemen

By Washington Post,

The United States is building a series of secret drone bases in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula to launch an aggressive campaign against al-Qaida-linked groups in Somalia and Yemen, the Washington Post reported Tuesday night.

One of the bases for the Drones will be based in Ethiopia according to the report. Ethiopia is a strong U.S. ally in the fight against terrorism and the drone base will be used to launch attacks against al-Shabab, the Somali militant group that controls much of Somalia.

The U.S has been trying to build the drone base in Ethiopia for over four years, but “the Ethiopians were not all that jazzed.” said a US official quoted by the Washington Post. Continue reading

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U.S. Assembling Secret Drone Bases in Ethiopia

The US is reported to be expanding a secret drone program in Ethiopia and Seychelles in order to gather intelligence and strike al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia and Yemen

By Washington Post,

The United States is building a series of secret drone bases in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula to launch an aggressive campaign against al-Qaida-linked groups in Somalia and Yemen, the Washington Post reported Tuesday night.

One of the bases for the Drones will be based in Ethiopia according to the report. Ethiopia is a strong U.S. ally in the fight against terrorism and the drone base will be used to launch attacks against al-Shabab, the Somali militant group that controls much of Somalia.

The U.S has been trying to build the drone base in Ethiopia for over four years, but “the Ethiopians were not all that jazzed.” said a US official quoted by the Washington Post. Continue reading

U.S. Assembling Secret Drone Bases in Ethiopia

The US is reported to be expanding a secret drone program in Ethiopia and Seychelles in order to gather intelligence and strike al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia and Yemen

By Washington Post,

The United States is building a series of secret drone bases in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula to launch an aggressive campaign against al-Qaida-linked groups in Somalia and Yemen, the Washington Post reported Tuesday night.

One of the bases for the Drones will be based in Ethiopia according to the report. Ethiopia is a strong U.S. ally in the fight against terrorism and the drone base will be used to launch attacks against al-Shabab, the Somali militant group that controls much of Somalia.

The U.S has been trying to build the drone base in Ethiopia for over four years, but “the Ethiopians were not all that jazzed.” said a US official quoted by the Washington Post. Continue reading

AU Recognizes Libya's Transitional Government

Libyan rebel’s flag flies in front of the United Nations during the 66th session of the General Assembly; Ban Ki-Moon called it a historic day

By VOA News,

The African Union has recognized Libya’s National Transitional Council as the official representative of the Libyan people, dealing another blow to embattled leader Moammar Gadhafi.

The 54-member bloc said Tuesday it is ready to support the NTC as it works to form an inclusive government.

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who holds the AU’s rotating chair, said the bloc supports the Libyan people as they build a “united, democratic, peaceful and prosperous Libya.” Continue reading

AU Recognizes Libya's Transitional Government

Libyan rebel’s flag flies in front of the United Nations during the 66th session of the General Assembly; Ban Ki-Moon called it a historic day

By VOA News,

The African Union has recognized Libya’s National Transitional Council as the official representative of the Libyan people, dealing another blow to embattled leader Moammar Gadhafi.

The 54-member bloc said Tuesday it is ready to support the NTC as it works to form an inclusive government.

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who holds the AU’s rotating chair, said the bloc supports the Libyan people as they build a “united, democratic, peaceful and prosperous Libya.” Continue reading

AU Recognizes Libya’s Transitional Government

Libyan rebel’s flag flies in front of the United Nations during the 66th session of the General Assembly; Ban Ki-Moon called it a historic day

By VOA News,

The African Union has recognized Libya’s National Transitional Council as the official representative of the Libyan people, dealing another blow to embattled leader Moammar Gadhafi.

The 54-member bloc said Tuesday it is ready to support the NTC as it works to form an inclusive government.

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who holds the AU’s rotating chair, said the bloc supports the Libyan people as they build a “united, democratic, peaceful and prosperous Libya.” Continue reading

AU Recognizes Libya's Transitional Government

Libyan rebel’s flag flies in front of the United Nations during the 66th session of the General Assembly; Ban Ki-Moon called it a historic day

By VOA News,

The African Union has recognized Libya’s National Transitional Council as the official representative of the Libyan people, dealing another blow to embattled leader Moammar Gadhafi.

The 54-member bloc said Tuesday it is ready to support the NTC as it works to form an inclusive government.

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who holds the AU’s rotating chair, said the bloc supports the Libyan people as they build a “united, democratic, peaceful and prosperous Libya.” Continue reading