With every passing day the concepts of international morality and the rule of international law are being murdered in Libya! And so, if it turns out to be true that the British, French and American forces of NATO have finally succeeded in assassinating Libya’s Muammar Gadaffi – just as they have murdered thousands of his fellow citizens – this may well turn out to be the final nail in the coffin of the system of “international law”…
WHILE the warplanes of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) continue to facilitate the anti-Moammar Gadhafi rebel forces to take full control of Libya, there are increasing reports of racist killings and torture against black Africans accused of being mercenaries of the deposed Libyan president…
Libya’s rebels are a front patched together from groups of varying interests and ideologies, they were disorganized, undisciplined, and untrained for battle when they first attacked an army base and a police station. By themselves, they could have perhaps achieved negotiations and reforms, but they could not have overthrown the government….
I wonder whether out of this Norweigian tragedy there cannot be much water found to pour on the war fires around the world…
As a professor and an influential voice on the internet, I am appealing to you to stop supporting, be it implicitly or explicitly, the criminal bombardment of the Libyan people by the US/NATO attacks…
Mervyn Claxton argues that “Uninformed internet readers who closely followed the “debate” on the Libyan conflict, on this website, in the hope of gaining some understanding of the nature of that very complex issue, and what is at stake in the various possible outcomes, would have been completely and utterly misled”.
Response to Claxton’s Critique Emma Lewis
Mounting evidence of CIA ties to Libyan rebels Patrick Martin
LAST WEEK, while the United Nations humanitarian aid chief, Baroness Valerie Amos, was pleading for at least a pause in hostilities in Libya to help “ease the humanitarian crisis”, NATO’s Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, was arrogantly boasting – amid continuing bombing strikes – that President Moammar Gadaffi’s “days are numbered… There is no future for him or his regime…” ..
The Battle for Libya: Up in Smoke Larbi Sadiki, Al-Jazeera
The Libyan War that should not have been Thomas Walcom, thestar.com
From Investig’ActionMany people react to the war in Libya and send us questions. Michel Collon, who has published several books on the U.S. war strategies and the media-lies of the previous conflicts, answers to all these questions and presents a global analysis of this war. Investig’Action draws your attention to the importance of this text.
Part 1 : Questions to be asked in every war
Part 2 : The real goals of the U.S. go well beyond oil
Part 3 : Tracks to act
If At First You Don’t Succeed – Four Decades Of US-UK Attempts To Topple Gaddafi, Richard Lance Keeble
A Fire That Could Burn Us All Fidel Castro
I believe that if we are serious about global politics and about the future for Africans inside and outside of Africa, we need to be focused on how the world works and be able to engage on global levels that matter…