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Trading in Death & Destruction

Bomb, Build, Benefit: UK joins gold rush in war-torn Libya   Advertisements

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The economically and morally bankrupt vultures descend on Libya

“There is a gold rush of sorts taking place right now,” The guns in Libya have barely quieted, and NATO’s military assistance to the rebellion that toppled Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi will not end officially until Monday. But a new invasion … Continue reading

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Intercepted phone call: NATO troops on the ground and mass graves in Misrata

US and European troops participated in the invasion of Tripoli and are still stationed there, according to an intercepted telephone call between officials of Libya’s National Transitional Council, the body purporting to represent NATO-allied rebels in the Libyan civil war. … Continue reading

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Moussa Ibrahim: 17, including French and British, captured

(Reuters) – A spokesman for Muammar Gaddafi said on Sunday that 17 “mercenaries,” including what he called French and British “technical experts” have been captured in the Gaddafi bastion of Bani Walid in Libya. “A group was captured in Bani … Continue reading

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The carving up of Libya’s wealth

The starting pistol has been fired on bids by Britain and other western powers to secure a slice of the oil prize in Libya when France said it was “fair and logical” for its companies to benefit. Alain Juppé, the … Continue reading

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Government admits Alan Duncan’s links to company in ‘Libyan oil cell’

The government has admitted that the international development minister, Alan Duncan, took part in meetings between officials operating a Whitehall cell to control the Libyan oil market and Vitol – a company for which Duncan has previously acted as a … Continue reading

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Bill van Auken: NATO is waging a war against Civilians

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