Patrick Cockburn: Why the West is committed to the murderous rebels in Libya

 

 

 

World View: Foreign governments rush to recognise the Transitional National Council in the hope of commercial concessions and a carve-up of the oilfields

Sunday, 31 July 2011

In keeping with the British Government’s well-established record of comical ineptitude in dealing with Libya, William Hague chose to recognise the rebel leaders in Benghazi as the legitimate government of the country at the very moment some of them may have been shooting or torturing to death their chief military commander.

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/patrick-cockburn-why-the-west-is-committed-to-the-murderous-rebels-in-libya-2329161.html

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