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Here’s the Key Question in the Libyan War

by DIANA JOHNSTONE http://www.counterpunch.org/2011/12/01/here%e2%80%99s-the-key-question-in-the-libyan-war/ These days the humanitarian warriors are riding high, thanks to their proclaimed victory in Libya. The world’s only superpower, with moral, military and mercenary support from the democracy-loving emirate of Qatar and the historic imperialist powers, … Continue reading

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30,000 Bombs Over Libya

September 2, 2011 One Hell of a Humanitarian Mission by THOMAS C. MOUNTAIN After some 8,000 bombing raids, with estimates of 4 bombs used per attack NATO has already dropped over 30,000 bombs on Libya. That’s almost 200 bombs per … Continue reading

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Who Will Save Libya From Its Western Saviours?

Last March, a coalition of Western powers and Arab autocracies banded together to sponsor what was billed as a short little military operation to “protect Libyan civilians”. On March 17, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1973 which gave that … Continue reading

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