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Posts Tagged ‘Gaddafi

Putin highlights US role in Gaddafi’s killing

December 15, 2011

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accused U.S. drones and special forces of involvement in the death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Putin’s comments were prompted by a question during his traditional year-end question-and-answer program, broadcast live by state media. Responding to a question about Senator John McCain purportedly predicting Putin would meet the same fate […]

Facts about Libya under Gaddafi that you probably did not know

November 1, 2011

Facts you probably do not know about Libya under Muammar Gaddafi: • There are no electricity bills in Libya; electricity is free … for all its citizens. • There is no interest on loans, banks in Libya are state-owned and loans given to all its citizens at 0% interest by law. • If a Libyan […]

US intelligence in the search for Kadhafi in Libya

August 26, 2011

The role of US intelligence in Libya in the search for Kadhafi US intelligence agencies have a crucial role to play in tracking down Libya’s Moammar Kadhafi but are anxious to keep a low profile, current and former officials said Thursday. Although the military and the State Department sought to distance Washington from the manhunt, […]

British SAS leads hunt for Gaddafi in Libya

August 26, 2011

British special forces are on the ground in Libya helping to lead the hunt for Muammar Gaddafi. As a $1.6 million bounty was placed on his head, soldiers from 22 SAS Regiment began guiding rebel soldiers after being ordered in by the British Prime Minister, David Cameron. For the first time, defense sources have confirmed […]

The End of Qaddafi and other questions about Libya

August 22, 2011

All night in central Tripoli one heard mainly celebratory gunfire from the nearby newly renamed “Martyrs Square” (formerly ‘Green Square’) but so many questions are on most people minds this morning. Most hotel staff at my hotel appear crestfallen. Some ask, are the Qaddafi forces opening a trap for the rebel forces allowing them to […]

Among the links of Libyan rebels to Washington DC

July 5, 2011

In mid-May 2011, just six weeks after the beginning of the NATO bombing of Libya, leaders of the anti-Gaddafi rebel movement went to Washington, D.C. for “talks.” And the big oil companies were present when they spoke at the U.S.-Libya Business Council. The leading Libyan opposition group, the National Front for the Salvation of Libya, […]

One million Libyans crowd the streets of Tripoli to denounce NATO aggression

July 3, 2011

In the following television clip, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is challenging French President Sarkozy, British PM Cameron and President Obama to switch on their TVs and watch the crowd. He is saying that they will find out that they are delusional because they entered a war which they will never win. Gaddafi also says if you […]

US Congress conflicted on Libya military campaign

June 24, 2011

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives delivered a mixed message on America’s role in the NATO-led Libya campaign today, opposing a resolution expressing support for the war while also voting down a bill restricting American involvement in the conflict. In short, the House appeared unable to speak with clarity on President Barack Obama’s controversial effort to […]

US and Saudi Arabia covertly destabilizing Syria

June 22, 2011

The efforts to overthrow the Syrian government have a lot in common with what has been undertaken in Libya. The project to break up Libya and Syria simultaneously was initially brought up by John Bolton on 6 May 2002 when he was serving as Undersecretary of State in the Bush administration, its implementation now by […]

Lockerbie Libyan Oil Money and Goldman Sachs

June 20, 2011

Most of us probably remember, vaguely, that Libya’s role in the Lockerbie bombing is an established fact. If so, we’re off base. Let’s start with this 2001 BBC report, following the conviction of Megrahi, a Libyan intelligence officer: “Robert Black, the Scottish law professor who devised the format of the Netherlands-based trial, was quoted on […]