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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 […]

BP’s secret Iraqi oil deals

August 7, 2011

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The Observer broke the story last week of how it was revealed that BP had secret renegotiations of its oil contracts in Iraq, describing the result as a stranglehold on the Iraqi economy. Of course, the idea that the actual motivation for the war in Iraq is based on the West’s economic interest is nothing new. […]