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Posts Tagged ‘Muammar 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 […]

War in Libya a Failure

October 25, 2011

Seven months after NATO’s misguided war in Libya began, Moammar Gadhafi has been killed. Conventional wisdom seems to be that this outcome has proved the intervention to be right because it “worked.” However, far from vindicating the decision to attack Libya, Gadhafi’s bloody end represents much of what was wrong with the intervention from the […]

Bury Muammar Gaddafi with dignity

October 25, 2011

Muammar Gaddafi’s body should be treated with dignity in order to send a message to future generations. The authorities from the National Transitional Council (NTC) should see that he gets a proper and dignified funeral, befitting a fallen head of state. The unseemly pictures and videos circulating the internet capturing the final moments of Gaddafi’s […]

The ethics of the online photos of Moammar Gadhafi

October 20, 2011

Gruesome photos of an apparently lifeless Moammar Gadhafi raced around the Internet today as news broadcasters struggled to confirm reports that Libya’s longtime strongman was dead. First came a photograph showing what appeared to be Gadhafi’s bloodied face slumped against a man’s crimson-stained leg, as he was manhandled, dead or dying, among a crowd. A […]

Libya and the Holy Triumvirate of the US NATO EU

September 4, 2011

On April 30th, in a televised address, Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi pled, “Why are you attacking us? Why are you killing our children? Why are you destroying our infrastructure?” A few hours later NATO hit a target in Tripoli, killing Gaddafi’s 29-year-old son Saif al-Arab, three of Gaddafi’s grandchildren, all under twelve years of age, […]

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 […]

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 […]

British and French Agents in Libya to kill Gaddafi

June 23, 2011

A team of 130 British and French agents are reportedly on a do-or-die deep undercover mission in Libya to get Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. The Daily Star reports the British security service MI6 and France’s Directorate-General for External Security agents are personally sanctioned by UK PM David Cameron and French President Sarkozy. Members of the team […]