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Stories written by Thomas C. Mountain
Thomas C. Mountain, author of “Storm Clouds Over South Sudan” in 2010 and “US Plan To Destabilize Sudan” in 2012 is a life long activist, educator and cultural historian, living and writing from Eritrea since 2006. He can be reached at thomascmountain_at_yahoo_dot_com.

Obama’s Quiet Consigliere: Gayle who?

Obama’s quiet consigliere Gayle Smith is rarely in the public eye and seems to prefer it that way—at least most of the time.…

USA vs. China in South Sudan

If one asks the question “who benefits from the South Sudanese civil war?” the answer is clear. The USA is presently the only beneficiary of the ongoing horrors in South…

Ethiopian Hand in South Sudan

The USA is the real hand behind the civil war in South Sudan, for Ethiopia is Pax Americana’s local enforcer in East Africa.…

Can We Save Our Coral Reefs?

There is a rising need to save our coral reefs from rising water temperatures and carbon dioxide absorption acidifying the oceans waters.…

Coal vs. the Great Barrier Reef

The wind and rains take the million tons of coal dust lost in transit out into the waters of the world’s largest surviving coral reef complex, a World Heritage Site,…

Bleeding Zambia Dry

In the past decade, the central African country of Zambia has exported some $30 billion of copper, yet remains so deeply in debt to western banksters that it spends more…

Tear Gas “Democracy”

I live in a country that is reviled as “undemocratic” by those who are bribed, or blinded by tear gas democracy.…

Welcome Back ‘Double Standards’, TV’s Best

Award winning producer Afshin Rattansi has returned to the airwaves with his cutting edge poli-tricks and comedy program “Double Standards” after a three month hiatus from Press TV.…

The UN and 250,000 Dead Somalis

The UN has announced that in 2010-2012, including the Great Horn of Africa Drought period, at least 250,000 Somalis starved to death.…

The Eritrean “Coup” That Never Was

The New York Times and its cult followers in the American media, amongst others, manufactured an attempted “coup” that never happened in the small East African country of Eritrea.…

“Soon Come”; Ethiopian Regime on Life Support

“Soon come” as Jamaica’s Rastafarians say. In this case it applies to the end of the Ethiopian regime which is now in its terminal stage…

Mali, Wahhabis, and Saudis: Following the Money Trail

This latest in a series of extremist Wahhabi movements exploded on the scene following the western attack on Libya and the destruction of the Gaddafi government in 2011.…

Carnage in the Congo; Murder, Mayhem and the UN

As for the UN, it remains little more than a front for US foreign policy and crisis management is the USA’s policy in Africa, as in create a crisis and…

Isolating A Nation: Afshin Rattansi’s Groundbreaking Documentary on Eritrea

For once a journalist documented the real, on the ground based reality of this little country smack in the middle of the Horn of Africa.…

Mogadishu “Election” Farce

While the international media might trumpet “Somalia’s First Free and Fair Elections in 50 Years” reality on the ground in Mogadishu reveals a truly grand farce of an “election” process.…

Bahrain Migraine for the USA

The year and a half long protest movement of the majority Shi’ite people of Bahrain could be forewarning of a crippling migraine headache for the USA if it succeeds in…

Africa Loses A Friend; The Passing of Alexander Cockburn

With the passing of Alexander Cockburn, journalist extraordinaire, Africa has lost a friend, a really good friend.…

UN Starves One Million Somalis on 10 Cents A Day

A million $ a day for the War on the Somali People, 10 cents a day to feed the victims of that war.…

The Looting of Nigeria: BIG OIL’s $140 Billion A Year and Counting

What is going to happen if Nigeria’s oil fields begin to run dry? Only time will tell, though thanks to the looting of Nigeria one might be forgiven for holding…

Finding Punt; Africa’s Last, Lost Great Civilization Is In Eritrea

After many years of often rancorous debate, Africa’s last, lost, great civilization, The Land of Punt, has been proven to be located in the modern east African country of Eritrea.…

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