Tag Archives: Franklin Lamb

Will A Pro-Gaddafi “Green Revolution” Topple The NTC?

By Franklin Lamb 15 January, 2012 Countercurrents.org Tripoli :This observer was stunned late last week when during a meeting in a Maghreb country with three high ranking former Libyan officials, among hundreds currently in hiding, and some organizing, in countries … Continue reading

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Will 2012 Bring Tribal War to Libya?

“To date nothing has been achieved by the new government and people are growing very angry.” by FRANKLIN LAMB Tripoli The weather in Tripoli this New Year’s weekend is unseasonably bone chilling with heavy rains flooding the streets reminding this … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a NATO War Crime

By Franklin Lamb December 17, 2011 It was a warm early Monday morning along the Libyan coast on June 20, 2011. At approximately 0200 GMT the next day in NATO Headquarters in Brussels and 30 minutes later in its media … Continue reading

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Libya’s Liberation Front Organizing in the Sahel

By Franklin Lamb “Sahel” in Arabic means “coast” or “shoreline”. Unless one was present 5000 years ago when, according to anthropologists, our planets first cultivation of crops began in this then lush, but now semiarid region where temperatures reach 125 … Continue reading

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Revulsion, Resistance and Angry words from Libyan Students

By Franklin Lamb Thanks to Ahmad who was waiting for me we re-united quickly. Some excerpts and impressions from yesterday’s all night gathering with Ahmad, Amal, Hind, Suha, Mohammad and Rana: “I know Sanad al-Ureibi”, Ahmad said disgustedly about the … Continue reading

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NATO Massacre at Majer requires International Law Suits

Family members, eyewitnesses and Libyan government officials claim  that NATO’s airstrikes at Majer killed 85 people: 33 children, 32 women, and 20 men. Reporters and visitors were shown 30 of the bodies in a  local morgue, including a mother and … Continue reading

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End Game for Benghazi Rebels as Libyan Tribes Prepare to Weigh In? – Franklin Lamb

NATO, according to various academics at Al Nasser and Al Fatah University, and Libya’s Tribal leadership, appear surprisingly ignorant and even contemptuous of this country’s tribes and their historic roles during times of crises and foreign aggression and occupation. One … Continue reading

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