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America’s Vassal Acts Decisively and Illegally

August 16, 2012

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By Craig Murry, 16 August 2012, Source: www.craigmurray.org.uk I returned to the UK today to be astonished by private confirmation from within the FCO that the UK government has indeed decided – after immense pressure from the Obama administration – to enter the Ecuadorean Embassy and seize Julian Assange. This will be, beyond any argument, a […]

Rebels preparing to smuggle chemical weapons from Libya into Syria via Turkey

August 11, 2012

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By Liana B. Baker, 3 August 2012, Source: blogs.reuters.com The Free Syrian Army (FSA) has now acquired chemical weapons from Libya, Reuter’s Khaled Oweis reports from Amman. It was previously thought that Ghaddafi’s weapons had been dismantled, however usage by Libyan rebels has proven otherwise. His stockpile is thought to contain mustard gas and sarin, two […]

Straining NATO on short Syrian leash

April 2, 2012

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By Vijay Prashad, 3 April 2012, Source: atimes.com On February 18, I asked the Indian ambassador to the United Nations, Hardeep Singh Puri, why there was no appetite for a strong UN resolution on Syria. After all, the violence in Syria seemed to have already exceeded that in Libya. If the UN could pass Resolution […]

Who said Gaddafi had to go? (Excerpts)

November 11, 2011

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By Hugh Roberts. 17 November 2011. Source: www.lrb.co.uk So Gaddafi is dead and Nato has fought a war in North Africa for the first time since the FLN defeated France in 1962. The Arab world’s one and only State of the Masses, the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriyya, has ended badly. In contrast to the […]

Libya: Will the whitewashing start with tomorrow’s editorials?

November 5, 2011

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By Peter, 20 October 2011, Source: members5.boardhost.com/medialens I expect most ‘papers will feature at least one leader column about the life and death of Muammar Gadaffi, with an overview of the last seven months of conflict in Libya in general. Here are a few of the things you might expect them to mention: The fact that U.N.S.C.R. […]

The Real Reason Obama Sent Troops To Uganda

October 23, 2011

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By Junious Ricardo Stanton, 22 October 2011, Source: theblacklistpub.ning.com “A determined push by Western wildcatters and big oil companies from fast-growing Asian economies such as those of China and Malaysia may change the fortunes of several countries in remoter and trickier bits of Africa once largely ignored by foreign investors. One of the most spectacular […]

Bloody Spring – An Interview with Fulvio Grimaldi on Libya

October 18, 2011

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A radio interview with Fulvio Grimaldi, director of the documentary “Bloody Spring”, was aired on Dialect Radio on 2 October 2011: Bloody Spring – An Interview with Fulvio Grimaldi on Libya  By Dan Glazebrook, 17 October 2011, Source: www.counterpunch.org Fulvio Grimaldi is the legendary Italian (and former BBC) journalist and filmmaker who shot and smuggled out video […]