Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

Migrants from west Africa being ‘sold in Libyan slave markets’

by Emma Graham-Harrison

West African migrants are being bought and sold openly in modern-day slave markets in Libya, survivors have told a UN agency helping them return home.

USA | 5 reasons why Donald Trump’s missile strike was a massive blunder

by Alexander Mercouris

By launching his missile strike the President has destroyed his reputation for consistency, emboldened his enemies and dismayed his friends.

Following Napoleon’s murder in March 1804 of the Duc d’Enghien, Napoleon’s chief of police, Joseph Fouché, said of the murder C’est pire qu’un crime, c’est une faute” –“It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder.”  President Trump’s missile strike on Sharyat air base in Syria was like the Duc d’Enghien’s murder, not just a crime but a blunder.