Tuesday, March 29, 2011

A CIA Commander For Libyan Rebels

By Patrick Martin

The US and European intervention in Libya is aimed not at bringing “democracy” and “freedom,” but at installing in power stooges of the CIA who will rule... brutally..., while allowing the imperialist powers to loot the country’s oil resources and use Libya as a base of operations.


Who Are The Libyan Freedom Fighters And Their Patrons?

By Peter Dale Scott

"It may puzzle and perhaps dismay young protesters in Benghazi, Cairo and Tunisia that their democratic hopes are being manipulated by an ultra-conservative Arab elite which has underhandedly backed a surge of militant Islamist radicals across North Africa. " Continue

"Bait and Switch"
Libya and The Holy Triumvirate

By William Blum

...Will the state-dominated economy be privatized? Who will wind up owning Libya's oil? Will the new regime continue to invest Libyan oil revenues in sub-Saharan African development projects? Will they allow a US military base and NATO exercises?... Continue

So much for "our concern for civilians"!:

The Kill Team

By Mark Boal

How U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan murdered innocent civilians and mutilated their corpses – and how their officers failed to stop them. Plus: An exclusive look at the war crime photos censored by the Pentagon.

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