Saturday, April 19, 2008

Anglo-American Impasse in Kenya again results in violence

On 8/4/2008 violence once again greeted the streets of Kenya . This time it was over the failure of the opposition leader Odinga and the President Kibaki to form a unity government. Under the power sharing accord brokered by Kofi Anan in February 2008, both leaders are required to form a national unity government in which cabinet positions are equally shared. However, Kibaki has refused to cede enough powerful ministries, like finance, foreign affairs or internal security, to placate Odinga.

The political stalemate has less to do with squabbles between Odinga and Kibaki, and has more to do with foreign interference. At present, both Britain and America have locked horns in a vicious struggle to protect their respective interests through surrogates in the new coalition government. This has spilled over into violence. The people of Kenya need to join their Muslims citizens in exposing the plans of the colonialists and supporting the re-establishment of Khilafah. The Khilafah is the only solution to the complete liberation of Kenya from the yoke of colonialism perpetrated by western powers through their agents.

April 10th 2008

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