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Posts Tagged ‘Gadhafi

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 […]

Kangaroo Court in Libya to silence the past criminal dealings by NATO countries?

November 24, 2011

The current head of the NATO-installed Libyan National Transition Council (NTC), Mustafa Abdul Jalil, a long-term CIA favorite, recently announced that men in Libya will be allowed four wives because the “New Libya” is going to strictly follow Sharia law and four wives is what the Koran allows. This same head of the Libyan NTC, […]

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, […]

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 […]

Gaddafi challenges the dominance of the American Empire and the West

May 13, 2011

The West wants to get rid of Muammar Gaddafi. The basic reason is simple. Gaddafi confronts their power. He confronts the status quo of the Empire. He demands greater power for Africa and the African Union. He demands greater power for smaller countries in the United Nations. Gaddafi calls for investigations of past wars. He […]

US and Europe confiscating the sovereign wealth of Libya

April 30, 2011

The objective of the war against Libya is not just its oil reserves (now estimated at 60 billion barrels) nor the natural gas reserves of which are estimated at about 1,500 billion cubic meters. In the crosshairs of “willing” of the operation “Unified Protector” there are sovereign wealth funds, capital that the Libyan state has […]

Gaddafi and Libya the perfect target

April 21, 2011

The official story about the attack on Libya is that the purpose is to save civilian lives, stop “madman” Gaddafi from killing civilians, and to bring democracy. This is fiction. Col. Gaddafi is the perfect target, having been demonized by the West for decades as an authoritarian, and at times displaying character traits suggesting megalomania […]

The military attack on Libya veiled as a humanitarian intervention

March 24, 2011

On March 20th 2003 Western forces launched their “Shock and Awe” attack on Iraq, heavily bombarding Baghdad and elsewhere, massacring hundreds if not thousands of innocent men, women and children. On March 20th 2011 the very same forces attacked Libya, beginning what many believe will be yet another mass slaughter. The propaganda currently being pumped […]

UN hails Libya’s human rights record

March 5, 2011

The Vancouver Sun reports: “The UN Human Rights Council is set to adopt a major report hailing Libya’s human rights record — despite moving to suspend the Arab country’s council membership amid an international outcry over attacks on civilians. “The report shows countries applauding and commending Libya as they note ‘with appreciation the country’s commitment […]

Is Gaddafi accountable for war crimes in Libya?

March 5, 2011

Holding Gaddafi and Libyan officials directly accountable for alleged war crimes against a civilian population, by referring the issue directly to the ICC, would set a precedent that could hold US and NATO political leaders also responsible for civilian deaths in their present wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Afterall, US and NATO warplanes and […]