War is that word that you hate most people around the world but in spite of this hatred all the nations of the world have fought wars for either old or in the modern era wars are fought for several reasons notably the struggle for natural resources or to liberate the land But the history of the human race witnessed the occurrence of certain exotic as a result of wars and motives seem illogical reasons and we will try in the next lines to monitor the strangest 10 wars in human history by the European

1 – Rent War (France)
Is a war that lasted 98 years but did not leave one victim Began to root of the problem in 1883 AD when he felt the citizens of the village of rent Spanish furious at the ill-treatment of Spanish King Alfonso XII of the citizens of the French capital (Paris), and this decided Miguel Garcia Saez – Mayor for rent – with the residents of the village 300 people only At the time the declaration of war on the French State on October 14 1883 and although it did not occur any confrontation between the two sides War officially ended in 1981 after a visit to King Juan Carlos to Paris in 1976 and there was met with welcome and utter respect and after five years the Village Council decided to rent to end the war which did not have any losses at all in recognition of the behavior of the French
2 – traditional wooden war
Traditional wooden war broke out in 1325 and lasted for about 12 years between the cities of Bologna and Modena Italian women result of the city of Modena soldiers raided the city of Bologna and the theft of a wooden bucket made of oak had a special place when Bologna population As a result declared the city of Bologna war on Modena to restore the prestige and most importantly her bucket and the war continued until 1337 and left a large number of victims although it did not succeed Bologna at all in the restoration of Aquarius since the Aquarius there to this day in the city of Modena
4 – war wayward dog
Were not relationships very well between Greece and Bulgaria in 1925 participated both countries in the First World War and pitted their forces in fighting various Despite the end of the war for more than 7 years the two sides remained in a stimulating and always ready to go to war again The border area extension is always experiencing some minor skirmishes between the two sides but saw a border area called Petrich events that brought things to a boiling point and the reason was lost dog On October 22, 1925 was a Greek soldiers playing with his dog when he walked into the dog Bulgarian border and immediately made one of the guards Bulgarians killing dog shot which provoked not only the soldier dog owner but the Greek state as a whole and immediately decided to take revenge for the dog and the invaded area Petrich The next day soldiers Bulgarians expelled from the area and then resorted Bulgaria to the League of Nations which ordered the immediate withdrawal of Greece from the region and to pay compensation to Bulgaria a decision which has complied with Greece Continued war wayward dog for 10 days (from October 23 until November 2 1925) and left 52 people dead on both sides and because Greece was forced to pay 45 thousand pounds in compensation for the Bulgarian state for damages caused to them
5 – Aroostook County War
War Erostock was a face of war between the forces of Great Britain on the one hand and the American forces on the other hand on the borders of Maine and had this problem historical roots After the War of 1812 British forces occupied most of the eastern region of the state but is no longer any troops in the region after it and considered a British territory and this situation continued until the winter of 1838 when the group decided to of loggers Americans go to the region and cut some trees, which provoked Great Britain Britain decided immediately to move its troops and then the American side in the same step and seemed war is inevitable inescapable, but the error in the process of logistics for both sides for the war a bit but with the arrival of military equipment and supplies waited on both sides the first step of the other party for almost a year In the meantime both governments succeeded in reaching an agreement to grant eastern Maine to the U.S. government but they remain a demilitarized zone does not exist where U.S. forces War Erostock – which did not occur lasted 11 months (December 1838 – November 1839) and although not release any of the armies of fire has occurred during that period more than 550 people were killed as a result of illnesses and accidents that occurred during training
6 – War Pig
Another war was on the verge of the outbreak between Britain and America and was the first spark when British troops opened fire on a pig in the American territory and kill him, but immediately decided to America full mobilization of its forces gathered at the border between the two parties, and waited for the British reply British response arrived several months after the killing of the pig and it was through a formal letter of apology for the incident and this did not result in this war which lasted for four months (June-October 1859) only the killing of a pig and the only one without any casualties
7 – The 335-year-old war
Is a war was between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly located 40 kilometers from the south-west coast of the United Kingdom, but like many of the wars that were breaking out in that era did not take sides declaration of war seriously but what distinguishes this war be declared lasted for more than three centuries and ended with the signing of a peace agreement in 1986 The war is now the longest war or a declaration of war in human history and although it lasted for about 335 years (1986 – 1651) did not leave any victims at all
8- Moldavian War
War broke out following the collapse of the Soviet Union specifically in March 1992 when a sought territory of Transnistria to secede from Moldova which broke in turn from the Soviet Union in 1991 where he wanted residents of the region secede from the modern state and to join Russia with the support of the troops and separatist government loyal to Russia in the region While the Moldovan government sees the need to do more to communicate and rapprochement with Romania
Characterized this war peculiar severe while erupt battles am very strongly on both sides were to meet troops of the parties evening in nightclubs and arenas sipping a drink and having fun together but that the soldiers from both sides were holding deals and agreements of mutual so do not kill each other if they going in battles which is the surprise of the whole world as a result of this strange collective behavior
extended war for four months (from 2 March until July 21, 1992) did not yield almost nothing but death in 1300 almost from both sides and enables the territory of Transnistria from the declaration of independence and maintain its forces and its borders, but not recognized internationally only two Chbhanh namely Abkhazia ( recognized by only 4 countries namely Russia, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Nauru) and South Ossetia (recognized by the same four countries) and did not succeed Transnistria region to join Russia so far
9- Alamo war
Unique to this war as a war only official almost was not one of the parties of humans, in 1932 suffered Australia strongly from the sharp rise in the number of birds Alamo (Bird’s original biggest in the continent of Australia) which exceeded the numbers then 20 thousand birds were causing huge losses For ranchers which was Invasion and eat their crops after to tell her food in the desert which was live which enter Australia in an economic crisis what summoned them to officially declare war on these birds that resemble ostriches much Posted Australia limited power of its army equipped with machine guns to kill the birds Alamo wherever they found them in November 1932 but the military campaign faced several difficulties were not taken into account the most important of the birds were borne by the shots and continue jogging which tire forces strongly due to their strength and speed, and after one week of the start of the campaign announced that the Australian government stopped in implicit recognition of the superiority of birds significantly, declaring that the fight would be in other ways Alamo war continued full week (from 11 to 18 November 1932) and enables Australian troops in that period of only two thousand birds killed almost which was considered a catastrophic failure at the time


South Africans protest against Barack Obama visit just


South Africans protest against Barack Obama visit just streets away from the hospital treating Nelson Mandela South African protesters campaigning against President Barack Obama three-nation tour of the continent gathered today just streets from the hospital where Nelson Mandela is critically will The anti-apartheid hero and South Africa first black president has been fighting a severe lung infection in hospital for almost three weeks where he will remain when President Obama arrives in Pretoria today His deteriorating condition this is Mandela fourth and most serious hospitalisation in six months has focused the world attention on South Africa and forced the White House to concede that the two leaders may not be able to meet this week Capitalising on the intense media focus an estimated 200 trade unionists, student activists and South African Communist Party members gathered to protest against Obama’s foreign policy labelling it arrogant selfish and oppressive We had expectations of America first black president Knowing Africa history we expected more said Khomotso Makola a 19-year-old law student He has come as a disappointment I think Mandela too would be disappointed and feel let down Obama critics in South Africa capital could be seen protesting with signs bemoaning the US use of drones in the War on Terror and the ongoing use of the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba During his weekend trip to Johannesburg , Cape Town and Pretoria the US President is scheduled to visit Robben Island the former penal colony where Mandela was incarcerated for 18 of the 27 years he spent in prisons during the apartheid

The only reason why Obama is visiting Africa

The only reason why Obama is visiting Africa is because of China cause China has become the largest trading partner of Africa right after the U.S. Due to the fact that China is the 2nd largest economy many Africa countries cant afford to ignore China From reading many writings it seems China has left a favorable impression on many countries inside of Africa Also China poses a threat to the U.S. imperialism inside of Africa The U.S. only goal is to recolonize Africa and control its resources

When imperialism impose leaders on you the result

When imperialism impose leaders on you the result is exploitation withouth development,economic depression=poverty Africans must denounces the house-slaves soldout leaders the agents of imperialist or they will continue to remain passive&lacking direction Any people that oppresses another people is neither civilized non human Neo-imperialism is alive and well just look at Iraq just look at Libya And ivory Coast just look at the way Nigeria is being robbed each day Belgians were in DR Congo for about 100yrs exploiting that country rich minerals resources only managed to develop a single tarred road The oil- rich Nigeria despite the long existence of the West in that country was still importing fuel from Europe Exploitation of African people and resources to feed Western greed has changed little since Imperialism breeds corruption&fraudulent mind sets,they stole from Africa 365days centuries&then kill us when we question their sincerity Imperialist have an insatiable appetite for the Africa bounty They are guilty of hoarding Africa resources -Since Africa was invaded the only visible development of her people is poverty which is meant to eliminate them The natural resources of African must remain in the hands of Africa masses instead of having it robbed by multinational corporations Despair and frustration will not shake our belief that the resistance is the only way of liberation Africans today are so overwhelmingly crazy for western materials we have forgotten those our people that perished during freedom struggle Slavery Wasn’t a Trade It Was a Robbery and Genocide The struggle of Africans is the struggle of all citizens who are pathologically oppressed by the imperialist capitalist interests Political&cultural traitors house slaves are the enemies of Africans struggle to liberate itself from 500years of colonial/slavery brutality We must straighten our backs and strive for our freedom No one can ride you unless your back is bent to be rode on Straighten your mind Revolt against corrupt imperialist capitalist class with their local puppets&you will feel the spirit of life run right through your body

Questions About Anarchism – Noam Chomsky

The third and final part of the DVD (Imperial Grand Strategy) ends with Questions About Anarchism an interview with anarchist historian Barry Pateman of the Emma Goldman Archives In a more relaxed and personal exchange Chomsky discusses the anarchist principles that have guided him since he was a teenager and that lie behind the social and political analysis he is been producing for the last four decades -01 Anarchist Visions -2 Control Of Attitude And Opinion -3 Community And Technology- 4 Primitivism -5 Class Politics -6 Violent Or Peaceful Change -7 The Historical Impact Of Anarchism

Cuba’s Vilma Lucila Espín, One of “History’s Most Rebellious Women”

Repeating Islands

Time magazine featured Vilma Lucila Espín [along with Janet Jagan, see previous post Guyana’s Janet Jagan Named One of World’s Most Rebellious Women] in “16 of History’s Most Rebellious Women.”

Dan Fastenberg describes: Many of the leaders of the Cuban revolution were among the very Latin elites whose supremacy over the masses they set out to topple—i.e., they were male and from the professional class. Fidel Castro was trained as a lawyer, while Ernesto “Che” Guevara studied medicine. But the spirit of the rebellion was most vividly embodied by the “First Lady” of Cuba’s communist revolution, Vilma Lucila Espín. Her father was a lawyer for the rum company Bacardi, whose business exploits in Cuba were viewed by Castro’s July 26 Movement as treating the island nation like a Yankee playground. After training as a chemical engineer, including a year of study at MIT, Espín took up arms against the…

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the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 1963

the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 1963 (pdf) – needs to take stock of its strengths and weaknesses as an intergovernmental organisation designed to promote the pan-African agenda politically and economically As articulated by the leading figures of pan-Africanism, that agenda consists of a three-dimensional project of political self-determination, economic self-reliance, and solidarity in the promotion and defence of African interests nationally and internationally The OAU came into existence as a compromise between the radical pan-Africanism of leaders such as Kwame Nkrumah who advocated a union government and a continental military high command, and the more conservative outlook of the pro-western leaders of Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Liberia who insisted on a gradual approach to African economic and political integrationn Despite the antagonistic positions separating them the groups were both favourable to setting up a pan-African institution based on the principles of state sovereignty non-interference in the internal affairs of member states and the inviolability of national boundaries Within the global context of the cold war, the more limited goals of the OAU were (1) the total independence of Africa from colonialism and white settler rule (2) the peaceful resolution of interstate conflicts through negotiation, mediation and conciliation and (3) greater solidarity and economic co-operation Decolonisation and majority rule, particularly in the colonial-settler states of Algeria, Kenya and South Africa where racism was institutionalised were a major achievement of the project. The culminating event was the liberation of South Africa from apartheid in 1994, ending 82 years of struggle led by the African National Congress and 31 years of support by the continent through the OAU This unswerving opposition to white minority rule and colonialism is undoubtedly the OAU’s greatest achievement It succeeded in mobilising African and world opinion against colonialists in the Portuguese colonies and settler states of Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe The worldwide isolation of the apartheid state of South Africa, including its exclusion from international organizations and sporting events, was spearheaded by the OAU And the OAU African Liberation Committee deserves praise for its outstanding work in supporting armed struggle in Guinea-Bissau and southern Africa. Guinea, Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, Mozambique and Zimbabwe also made great sacrifices in supporting total liberation from colonial oppression The OAU also had some achievements in conflict resolution, particularly mediating in border disputes, the major area of interstate conflict in Africa. However, most of the armed conflicts since independence have been internal rather than interstate As a pan-African organisation, the OAU had an obligation to address such conflicts inasmuch as they involved gross violations of human rights, including cases of genocide, and had a humanitarian dimension in the large number of refugees and internally displaced people they generated Unfortunately the OAU failed to exercise its right of intervention in cases of state-sponsored terrorism and heinous crimes, including ethnic cleansing and genocide The organization expressed little or no solidarity with Africans facing mortal danger from their own governments and never recognised the legitimacy of African struggles against African tyrants. In 1979, when President Julius Nyerere of Tanzania took the courageous decision to pursue invading Ugandan troops all the way to Kampala and assist Ugandan patriots in overthrowing the regime of Idi Amin Dada he found very little support among his African peers Things changed for the better in the 1990s, particularly with the adoption in 1993 in Cairo of the OAU mechanism for conflict prevention management and resolution, which gave the organization a role in internal conflicts. Since replacing the OAU in 2002, the AU has increased its intervention in domestic affairs. Both the AU commission and the regional economic communities (RECs) have played a useful role, sending peacekeeping forces to countries in turmoil The RECs seem to be playing a greater role in resolving internal conflicts than in promoting economic co-operation and integration A major problem confronting the AU is resources With so much dependence on the EU and other external funding, questions arise about African ownership and initiative in some of the theatres of intervention. In addition to governments lack of political will, the lack of resources for peace and security, as well as economic co-operation, is partly because countries are also members of multiple regional institutions. It is not uncommon for a country to belong to three or more regional economic groups. By spreading themselves thin, countries deprive institutions of the skills and money they need. This raises the question of how strongly committed Africa’s leaders are to economic and political integration This is at the heart of the AU’s future Its neoliberal development programme, Nepad, is less suited to the needs of workers and peasants than the more comprehensive development strategy of the Lagos plan of action adopted in 1980 As an organization that reflects the social character of the states composing it most of which are under authoritarian rulers who cling to power through force and electoral fraud the AU is ill-equipped to meet people aspirations for democracy and social progress