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Westgate Questions and Kenya’s Misled Media

NYPD report sheds light on mall attack misinformation, while new laws bring the press in line.

NYPD report suggests the four Westgate Mall attackers may have escaped during the mall chaos
NYPD report suggests the four Westgate Mall attackers may have escaped during the mall chaos

By Aljazeera,

The world looked on as al-Shabab gunmen stormed the popular Westgate Mall on September 21 in a brazen attack for what the group said was retaliation for Kenya’s military operations in Somalia.

As the crisis unravelled over the next three days, Kenyans’ despair turned to puzzlement as increasingly befuddled government ministries and officials contradicted each other over the situation. Continue reading Westgate Questions and Kenya’s Misled Media

U.S. Funded war in Somalia runs into Stiff Resistance

Meeting the Resistance - The lesson never learned in Somalia

By Abayomi Azikiwe,

A major battle outside the Somalian central city of Baidoa on March 10 showed that the imperialist-backed war against Al-Shabaab is far from over.

Reports in recent weeks in the corporate media had made it appear that the Islamic resistance forces were in retreat and suffering massive casualties at the hands of the multinational invasion forces currently operating inside Somalia.  Continue reading U.S. Funded war in Somalia runs into Stiff Resistance