The mode of expressions during a period believed to be definitively swept away by the collapse of the ideological foundations of the Cold War. It must be admitted that the then emerging globalization had for a time hinted at the possibility of a rebalancing of relations between the developed countries of the North, which dictated the terms of trade and the developing countries of the South considered to be mere reserves for raw materials.
But to have never existed, the new world so hoped for will have been so only the time of a quickly vanished dream with the resurgence of old reflexes of domination and monopolization, pillars on which will be built wealth, powers and notoriety.
It is therefore understandable that it seemed suicidal to the masters of yesterday to renounce the privileges earned by an advantageous position.
The brutality of the socio-political and security shocks felt in our latitudes is indeed the backlash from the start of the West, now determined to reconstitute its former empire on which the sun never set.
Moreover,for having made the mistake of claiming emancipation by taking a different path rather than those traced for our good by ancient suzerainty, it is necessary for us to prepare ourselves to face the worst persecutionsand nothing shall be spared us.
Military machinery, legal systems, business conglomerates, financial system, pressure lobbies and the media sphere are some of the means employed by those nostalgic of a colonial past now re-emerging.With the difference being that the missionaries and the foreign merchants will have been replaced by fundamentalist and separatistof local colour, both posing as custodians and perpetuators of cultures inherited from colonization.