Daily Archives: August 24, 2011

Sukant Chandan on Libyan crisis

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NATO use of SAS and mercenaries in Libya

The Guardian has previously reported the presence of former British special forces troops, now employed by private security companies and funded by a number of sources, including Qatar. They have been joined by a number of serving SAS soldiers. They … Continue reading

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Qatari monarchy aim to capitalise on Libyan bloodshed

The Qatari role was not only essential, it was the cornerstone of the whole effort,” said analyst Ghanem Nuseibeh of Cornerstone Global Associates, who visited Doha last week. Qatar’s help was so great that Libyan rebel officials are now making … Continue reading

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Don deBar analysis of Tripoli situation

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Rebel spokesman: Libya needs world’s help, including Israel’s

When asked what sort of assistance Libya required, Ahmad Shabani, the founder of Libya’s Democratic Party, said: “We are asking Israel to use its influence in the international community to end the tyrannical regime of Gadhafi and his family.” Shabani, … Continue reading

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Kucinich: NATO Commanders Should Be Prosecuted By International Criminal Court

Kucinich questioned the U.S.’ role in the intervention altogether, asking if the CIA had a hand in “fomenting a civil war. He also argued that the Obama administration and NATO had violated the March U.N. Security Council resolution that called … Continue reading

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Saif al-Islam takes journalists on tour of ‘safe’ Tripoli

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