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(FinalCall.com) - The U.S.-led attack on Libya is an American operation of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), planned and initiated long before any “protests” started in Libya this February.
Under the guise of “protecting innocent civilians,” the U.S. military, Africom, NATO, and the United Nations are now bombing Libya, raining destruction upon the Libyan economic and military infrastructure and killing untold numbers of innocent Africans. Here are just 10 of the many obvious reasons why this so-called “spontaneous” protest was from beginning to end another CIA operation.

1. The United States' motives are suspect. The “humanitarian” concern expressed by the American government has not taken long to evaporate. The claim that Col. Muammar Gadhafi was “slaughtering his own people” cannot be substantiated by any independent evidence, and no “journalists” are even asking for evidence. The White House's policy advisor and Israeli lobby official Dennis Ross claimed that “up to 100,000 people could be massacred, and everyone would blame us for it.” Ross has produced no proof of a massacre—and Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Admiral Mike Mullen both confirmed, “We've seen no confirmation whatsoever.” Russian military has been monitoring the unrest via satellite from the very beginning, and they say that the claimed “slaughter” is imaginary. CIA √

2. The world media have shown a shocking lack of curiosity. Just as with the U.S. debacle in Iraq and Afghanistan, the New York Times leads a coordinated campaign of propaganda, rumor-mongering, and the demonization of Muammar Gadhafi. Some articles appear to be written in advance and closely follow the prescription of the Washington consulting firm Wirthlin Group, which determined that “the message most likely to motivate public support for war on Iraq was the perception of Saddam Hussein as an evil madman who even committed atrocities against his own people and had to be stopped.” The major media's appetite for this “killing-his-own-people” line is textbook CIA propaganda and belies the fact that they are at this very hour operating from a swank hotel that is under Gadhafi's total control in Tripoli. Even though they continue to spread unsubstantiated “rapes” and “cluster bombings,” and “fears of massacres,” and child-targeting, these “journalists” don't appear to be frightened for their lives. CIA √

3. The “rebels” are Al-Qaeda. When Col. Gadhafi first claimed that the rebels were members of Al-Qaeda, no one believed him. But according to a 2007 report from the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point titled “Al-Qa'ida's Foreign Fighters In Iraq,” eastern Libya—the very center of the current uprising—is a well-known Al-Qaeda stronghold. The same people the U.S. is fighting three wars to destroy are the “rebels” the U.S. is protecting, supplying, training, and attempting to install into power in Libya. And if the West Point military analysts knew this to be true in 2007, why did they not bomb those Al-Qaeda strongholds in the way they are bombing Gadhafi's forces now? CIA √

4. Rebel “leaders” are CIA agents. The “rebel” leader, a man named Khalifa Hifter, left the Libyan government and set up his own militia financed by the CIA. He then spent two decades living within minutes of CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, where, according to Rep. Dennis Kucinich, he had no apparent source of income. Shortly after the 2011 “protests” began, the CIA airlifted him into Benghazi and told the press to start calling him the “leader” of the rebels. CIA √

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5. The Libyan uprising is not “spontaneous.” The incident that allegedly spurred the Libyan “rebellion” was the arrest of an activist lawyer on February 15, 2011. This ignited a wave of protests that spilled over onto the

Internet and other media. But an unusually large number of YOUTUBE videos and TWITTER messages have emerged that are suspiciously similar and seem to be a product of the Pentagon's recently uncovered project to develop software that allows it to secretly manipulate social media sites to influence Internet conversations and spread propaganda. These suspicious “free Libya” sites all claim to be homegrown, but YOUTUBE and other social media sites cannot be accessed by Internet users in Libya. The “revolution” websites are all in English even though the language of Libya is Arabic, with English rarely spoken and only in the big cities. Despite their dubious origins, professional media groups like CNN, BBC, NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox News, and Al Jazeera have amplified these anonymous and uncorroborated video postings as legitimate news sources.
And some of the “spontaneous” websites are clearly fraudulent. One that calls itself “LIBYAN REVOLUTIONARY CENTRAL” (http://www.feb17.info/) was created on February 14—A DAY BEFORE the original protest. And the website is registered in Ohio as a non-profit organization with a 501c3 tax exempt ID number! CIA √

6a. Whites are desperate for Libyan oil. America and Europe are dependent on the type of oil that is only found in Libya. It is a very high quality “sweet” oil with low sulfur content. Europe's refineries cannot process other types of high sulfur oil, so when Gadhafi recently suggested he could find better customers for Libyan oil in India, China, and Russia, it made Europe desperate for an immediate Libyan “uprising.” CIA √

6b. New oil infrastructure already in place. Only days after the “spontaneous” protests the “rebels,” who were mostly seen in grainy cell phone videos chanting slogans and waving banners, had organized themselves into a sophisticated corporate entity and announced their formation and launching of the “Libyan Oil Company” to supervise oil production for all of Libya, and their creation of the “Central Bank of Benghazi” as a monetary authority. The French government instantaneously recognized these new business entities formed by “the rebels” even though it was still publicly wondering who the rebel leaders were. CIA √

7. CIA history in Libya. The CIA has a LONG documented history of attempts to overthrow Col. Gadhafi. At least four major CIA operations, some in partnership with the Israeli Mossad, have been conducted since 1972. Gadhafi's use of oil revenues to organize and uplift Africa from its colonial destruction is EXACTLY the opposite of America's foreign policy, which has always sought to strip Africa of its raw resources to enrich the multinational corporations. Col. Gadhafi has invested billions of dollars in projects to help emerging African countries become independent. He has worked to establish a “United States of Africa”—an effort to unite Africa to finally overcome the damage caused by centuries of European colonialism. It was Gadhafi who drove the African Union's efforts toward a single African Parliament, a single currency, and a single army. The CIA has no other function than to stop this kind of Black unity and progress. CIA √

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 8. Libyan invasion planned prior to 9/11. In a 2007 filmed interview, 4-star United States Army Gen. Wesley Clark discussed a Pentagon memo under Donald Rumsfeld that, in his words, “describes how we're going to take out seven countries in five years, starting with Iraq, and then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and, finishing off, Iran.” CIA √

9. The U.S. companies in Libya are invisible. Many U.S. corporations that have been, are now, and will continue to do business in Libya are UNDER NO PRESSURE to leave or “give back” their profits, or alter their business activity with Gadhafi's so-called “murderous regime.” Curiously, they have achieved a status different from that of The Hon. Min. Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam, which also had a business relationship with Libya—but for comparatively infinitesimal sums. The U.S. companies in Libya whose Libyan business arrangements have yet to be questioned are many, and include:

Chevron Oil
ConocoPhillips
Hess Corporation
Marathon Oil Corporation
Occidental Petroleum
Sheraton Hotels
Exxon Mobil
Dow Chemical
Halliburton
Raytheon
Motorola
Four Seasons Hotels
Shell Oil
United Gulf Construction
Valmont, and White & Case
Marriott Hotels
Intercontinental Hotels

In reality, the CIA works for the multinational corporations to tenaciously protect their world interests. CIA √

10. Rape is charged. A distraught, English-speaking, Arab woman fortuitously finds her way from days of gang rape by Gadhafi's soldiers into the only hotel in Tripoli where foreign journalists are encamped (apparently dropped off by her tormentors) where she reports of her ordeal to the gathered media who immediately, unquestioningly, broadcast the brutal crime to the world as proven fact. She claimed that she was detained at a checkpoint, tied up, abused, then led away to be gang raped—all whilst her assailants were defending Tripoli against a Western bombing campaign. “They defecated and urinated on me and tied me up,” she said, her face streaming with tears. “They violated my honor, look at what the Gadhafi militiamen did to me.”

Everybody who heard this woman's claims—except 100 percent of the Western media—immediately remembered October 1990, when a sobbing 15-year-old Kuwaiti girl gave unsworn testimony in a Congressional hearing chaired by Zionist congressman Thomas Lantos in which she described what she saw in a Kuwaiti hospital with her own eyes: “While I was there, I saw the Iraqi soldiers come into the hospital with guns, and go into the room where … babies were in incubators. They took the babies out of the incubators, took the incubators, and left the babies on the cold floor to die.”

 The girl was actually the daughter of a Kuwaiti ambassador, and had been coached by the public relations firm Hill and Knowlton to give false testimony. Three months passed between the hearing and the start of the first Gulf War during which the fabricated incubator story was repeated over and over again by seven U.S. senators and ten times by President G.H.W. Bush himself. It was recited as fact in congressional testimony, on TV and radio talk shows like Nightline, and at the UN Security Council. It is cited as the single most persuasive reason that the American public backed the first Iraq War. None of those involved with the hoax have ever faced legal reprisals. CIA √
The number ten is arbitrary, and does not represent the full extent of possibly the most brazen CIA overthrow attempt in their long and murderous history. That which drives the entire Western industrial infrastructure—petroleum oil—is the only thing on the minds of the charlatan leaders of the West, and the world watches in horrified awe as each blunder they make is exposed to the light in almost real time. The poor Libyan people and their revolutionary African champion Muammar Gadhafi are under severe assault by the very same people who only yesterday assured him he was their partner and friend. It is a 6,000-year-old history of tricks and deceptions that The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad taught us about, and it has now run its course and is bringing a well-deserved demise to Western rule.

http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/Perspectives_1/article_7783.shtml

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Above article from (FinalCall.com) is on the level of yellow press.

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1) Do not beleive everything it says. It is all lies until proven by video record.

2) The more ridiculous statements you make the more funny it is. Yellow press is funny after all.

3) Blame Al Qaeda for everything.

4) Gaddafi is true leader of all Muslims and all Africa because "you stupid, you need a true tough leader!"

5) Genoside done by Gaddafi might have happened. Now, NATO wants him to go so no killing can be done by him and his bribed followers.
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Gadaffis s daughter Aisha has just file a lawsuit against Nato and  war crimes commuted by them against Libyan civilians and against Gadaffi family:Once again the honest and fair European courts will bring justice to the world just like many other times before.Crap nothing will happen.

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'US dropped cluster bombs on Misratah'

A Human rights investigation in Libya has found that it was the US and its Western allies who cluster bombed the troubled city of Misratah back in April.


The HRI said it has convincing evidence that the cluster bombing blamed on pro-Gaddafi forces was actually carried out by the US navy.

The report says at the time of the attack, Human Rights Watch and a reporter working for US media immediately blamed forces loyal to Libya's embattled leader Muammar Gaddafi for the cluster bombing that threatened civilian lives.

According to the report, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay and the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were quick to condemn the act.

Clinton called the cluster bombing of urban areas an act that posed a lot of challenges to both NATO and the opposition.

International aid agencies and human rights groups had warned of a growing humanitarian disaster in Misratah, Libya's third largest city.

"We never saw these injuries before. We need experts to assess [the munitions]," said a doctor at a Misratah hospital back in mid-April.

The Libyan regime had flatly denied reports that they have used internationally banned cluster bombs in the ongoing clashes with revolutionaries.

NATO has been bombing Libya since March. Under a UN mandate, the alliance must protect civilians caught up in the battle between the opponents of Gaddafi and his loyalists.

However, many civilians and even anti-Gaddafi forces have been killed since the Western-led war on Libya began in March. Cluster bombs used by coalition forces in Afghanistan and Iraq have also resulted in civilian casualties.

Critics, however, accuse the West of hypocrisy over the offensive on Libya, along with its silence towards the brutal crackdowns on similar anti-regime movements elsewhere in the Arab world, such as in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

Experts say the main motive behind the Western attack on Libya is the vast oil reserves in the North African country.

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Well as that image clearly shows..Its not a a cluster bomb. It a mortar round..

Also for the record the Mortar round in that image is a Spanish MAT-120 Mortar round which reports state Ghaddafi's forces used in Misrata against the rebels. More specifically Spain admitted selling these mortar rounds to Libya just before they signed the international treaty against the use of cluster rounds. So it seems pretty clear Ghaddafi's forces did use these rounds against Misrata. Whether they used against civilian targets or not I have no idea but its pretty clear they used them contrary to the claims in the article.

So did they just use that image incorrectly with that article since it is talking about cluster bombs dropped by aircraft and not cluster mortar rounds?
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Guys, please read this if you have time ( http://my.firedoglake.com/slindauer/2011/06/07/going-rogue-natos-war-crimes-in-libya/ )..I'm no fan of Qaddafi but I think he's a very clever military strategist and may well survive this war. He's going to drag it till NATO runs outta cash.

NATO is f*cked BIG time in Libya. Apparently not everyone in Misurata supports the rebels and many of the tribal chiefs actually support Qaddafi. People are getting pissed off with the rebels and I can safely say that their days are well numbered including that of NATO with every passing day. Qaddafi's holding on to power weakens NATO everyday as it exposes them for their real intent for going to war. All the talk of NATO destroying all of Qaddafi's military capabilities are war propaganda. He can still arm people in Tripoli and other regions to fight.

Like i said, the longer this war drags on, the costlier it becomes for NATO and I have a feeling Obama may  lose his presidency due to this.

All the news from Aljazeera is just to paint a nice picture of "progress" but things are pretty not good on the ground. The reason they don't go to Tripoli to interview people is because the truth will be exposed. I have to say I'm getting a bit pissed of with Presstv for also going along with Aljazeera in not covering both sides of the conflict.

Ever since the end of WW2, Europe's been tamed by their new US-puppet leaders. How can they make austerity cuts yet have so much money to pay the rebels in Libya without the public complaining?

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I have to say I'm getting a bit pissed of with Presstv for also going along with Aljazeera in not covering both sides of the conflict.
 

I feel the same.

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Well as that image clearly shows..Its not a a cluster bomb. It a mortar round..

Also for the record the Mortar round in that image is a Spanish MAT-120 Mortar round which reports state Ghaddafi's forces used in Misrata against the rebels. More specifically Spain admitted selling these mortar rounds to Libya just before they signed the international treaty against the use of cluster rounds. So it seems pretty clear Ghaddafi's forces did use these rounds against Misrata. Whether they used against civilian targets or not I have no idea but its pretty clear they used them contrary to the claims in the article.

So did they just use that image incorrectly with that article since it is talking about cluster bombs dropped by aircraft and not cluster mortar rounds?
no idea bro... but u know at the end of the day its the message not the pic...

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MO,

But that's my point. The article claims NATO used cluster bombers over Misratah but instead of providing any photographic or video evidence they include an image of a Spanish Cluster mortar round that Ghaddafi's forces are known to have imported before the war and are known to have been used against the rebel forces and possibly civilians in Misratah.

Do you see how that completely undercuts the purpose of the article?

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MO,

But that's my point. The article claims NATO used cluster bombers over Misratah but instead of providing any photographic or video evidence they include an image of a Spanish Cluster mortar round that Ghaddafi's forces are known to have imported before the war and are known to have been used against the rebel forces and possibly civilians in Misratah.

Do you see how that completely undercuts the purpose of the article?

yes and I agree with you bro.... but that doesnt mean NATO is not making massacres there, and it doesnt mean NATO's intervention is Legal, and it doesnt mean Nato didnt use them as far as I know and you know... for all we know Eagle with all due respect Nato could have used bombs with warheads on them... I might be speculating but, I also might be saying the truth here... no one knows.... look at Iraq for example and Gaza... these were good examples because the same weapons are used on the people... and you know better than I do that there are many "accident's" happening in "war" and there must have been a couple in Lybia... im not going to sit by and ignore what the west has  done in the past, because one can learn form history and their attacks are never perfect and always contain what amerikkkans call "collateral damage" you guys even made a movie about it with the senator of Cali as the main actor! so there must have been some crimes done by them....

what crimes, and how, and what material they use is irrelevant... it can all be speculation, but can also be true, because at the end of the day if you attack nations illegally then you are bound to have some bad blood on your hands! So as much as they dont have evidence on this that doesnt mean the occupiers are 100% innocent... would u agree Eagle?

but like you said it your point does undercut thed article alot, but not all of it... I hope you are right Eagle and I hope I may be saying fairy tails, but there must be some truth to it one way or another.... because the whole thing look fishy to me.... Gaddafi was an ally to europe and the west, and I dont care what you say you can never convince me otherwise... so he built his own coffin just like Saddam did....

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And I never said NATO didn't use cluster bombs, just that there hasn't been any evidence of their use yet.

I also just based that on what I see on the ACIG Forum where the members are keeping a rather extensive photo record of NATO aircraft heading out on patrols over Libya loaded with ordances and the main Air to Ground ordance seen so far has been Satellite and Laser-guided bombs.

The other thing to remember is the majority of NATO nations I believe no longer use cluster bombs and the US is no longer much of a presence in terms of Air Power anymore so the likelihood of cluster bombs being used is actually pretty low since the USAF largely pulled out of the conflict.

But when it comes to civilian casualties from NATO strikes I have no idea since most of the reports from Tripoli and I am not one to believe much of what comes out Tripoli as of late, especially when it's in Ghaddafi's interest to fake such reports so unless such reports are supported by groups like the Red Cross of Red Crescent I don't give them much crediance.

On a sidenote, I figured you guys would like to know what's going here in the US over the Libyan Conflict.

Yesterday, the Speaker of the House of Representatives has given the President til the end of the week to get formal Congressional approval for the action in Libya (in other words, an actual war resolution) and 10 members of the House have filed legal suit against the President and Defense Secretary (which is dumb because Gates is retiring soon) over the war's legality.

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Please Read this article very informative.

Amnesty questions claim that Gaddafi ordered rape as weapon of war
By Patrick Cockburn


Human rights organisations have cast doubt on claims of mass rape and other abuses perpetrated by forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, which have been widely used to justify Nato's war in Libya.

Nato leaders, opposition groups and the media have produced a stream of stories since the start of the insurrection on 15 February, claiming the Gaddafi regime has ordered mass rapes, used foreign mercenaries and employed helicopters against civilian protesters.

An investigation by Amnesty International has failed to find evidence for these human rights violations and in many cases has discredited or cast doubt on them. It also found indications that on several occasions the rebels in Benghazi appeared to have knowingly made false claims or manufactured evidence.

The findings by the investigators appear to be at odds with the views of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, who two weeks ago told a press conference that "we have information that there was a policy to rape in Libya those who were against the government. Apparently he [Colonel Gaddafi] used it to punish people."

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last week said she was "deeply concerned" that Gaddafi's troops were participating in widespread rape in Libya. "Rape, physical intimidation, sexual harassment, and even so-called 'virginity tests' have taken place in countries throughout the region," she said.

Donatella Rovera, senior crisis response adviser for Amnesty, who was in Libya for three months after the start of the uprising, says that "we have not found any evidence or a single victim of rape or a doctor who knew about somebody being raped".

She stresses this does not prove that mass rape did not occur but there is no evidence to show that it did. Liesel Gerntholtz, head of women's rights at Human Rights Watch, which also investigated the charge of mass rape, said: "We have not been able to find evidence."

In one instance two captured pro-Gaddafi soldiers presented to the international media by the rebels claimed their officers, and later themselves, had raped a family with four daughters. Ms Rovera says that when she and a colleague, both fluent in Arabic, interviewed the two detainees, one 17 years old and one 21, alone and in separate rooms, they changed their stories and gave differing accounts of what had happened. "They both said they had not participated in the rape and just heard about it," she said. "They told different stories about whether or not the girls' hands were tied, whether their parents were present and about how they were dressed."

Seemingly the strongest evidence for mass rape appeared to come from a Libyan psychologist, Dr Seham Sergewa, who says she distributed 70,000 questionnaires in rebel-controlled areas and along the Tunisian border, of which over 60,000 were returned. Some 259 women volunteered that they had been raped, of whom Dr Sergewa said she interviewed 140 victims.

Asked by Diana Eltahawy, Amnesty International's specialist on Libya, if it would be possible to meet any of these women, Dr Sergewa replied that "she had lost contact with them" and was unable to provide documentary evidence.

The accusation that Viagra had been distributed to Gaddafi's troops to encourage them to rape women in rebel areas first surfaced in March after Nato had destroyed tanks advancing on Benghazi. Ms Rovera says that rebels dealing with the foreign media in Benghazi started showing journalists packets of Viagra, claiming they came from burned-out tanks, though it is unclear why the packets were not charred.

Credible evidence of rape came when Eman al-Obeidy burst into a hotel in Tripoli on 26 March to tell journalists she had been gang-raped before being dragged away by the Libyan security services.

Rebels have repeatedly charged that mercenary troops from Central and West Africa have been used against them. The Amnesty investigation found there was no evidence for this. "Those shown to journalists as foreign mercenaries were later quietly released," says Ms Rovera. "Most were sub-Saharan migrants working in Libya without documents."

Others were not so lucky and were lynched or executed. Ms Rovera found two bodies of migrants in the Benghazi morgue and others were dumped on the outskirts of the city. She says: "The politicians kept talking about mercenaries, which inflamed public opinion and the myth has continued because they were released without publicity."

Nato intervention started on 19 March with air attacks to protect people in Benghazi from massacre by advancing pro-Gaddafi troops. There is no doubt that civilians did expect to be killed after threats of vengeance from Gaddafi. During the first days of the uprising in eastern Libya, security forces shot and killed demonstrators and people attending their funerals, but there is no proof of mass killing of civilians on the scale of Syria or Yemen.

Most of the fighting during the first days of the uprising was in Benghazi, where 100 to 110 people were killed, and the city of Baida to the east, where 59 to 64 were killed, says Amnesty. Most of these were probably protesters, though some may have obtained weapons.

Amateur videos show some captured Gaddafi supporters being shot dead and eight badly charred bodies were found in the remains of the military headquarters in Benghazi, which may be those of local boys who disappeared at that time.

There is no evidence that aircraft or heavy anti-aircraft machine guns were used against crowds. Spent cartridges picked up after protesters were shot at came from Kalashnikovs or similar calibre weapons.

The Amnesty findings confirm a recent report by the authoritative International Crisis Group, which found that while the Gaddafi regime had a history of brutally repressing opponents, there was no question of "genocide".

The report adds that "much Western media coverage has from the outset presented a very one-sided view of the logic of events, portraying the protest movement as entirely peaceful and repeatedly suggesting that the regime's security forces were unaccountably massacring unarmed demonstrators who presented no security challenge".

The rising cost of war

The Nato-led air campaign in Libya will cost the UK at least £260m if it continues for another three months, Defence Secretary Liam Fox said yesterday.

The estimate stands in sharp contrast to the figures predicted by George Osborne in March, when the Chancellor said Britain's involvement would be likely to cost "tens of millions, not hundreds of millions" of pounds.

Mr Fox told Parliament that the projected cost was "in the region" of £120m, with an additional £140m bill to replace missiles and other weapons. He said attempts to minimise civilian casualties had led to a steeper bill.

Emily Fairbairn

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/amnesty-questions-claim-that-gaddafi-ordered-rape-as-weapon-of-war-2302037.html
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Reasons behind the West’s attack on Libya





Colonel Muammar Qaddafi is an easy figure to hate. Given his eccentric behaviour, he is the butt of many jokes that are easily conflated into hate against the man and his policies. Qaddafi need not be our favourite tyrant but the West’s attack on his regime as well as the country’s infrastructure is not motivated by the desire to rescue the Libyan people. The West has ulterior motives for attacking Qaddafi and trying to dislodge him from power in Libya where he has held sway since July 1969. Qaddafi came to power in a bloodless military coup against King Idriss, the Anglo-Italian puppet in power at the time. He had also leased the Wheeler Military Base, the largest in Africa, to the Americans. Upon assuming power, Qaddafi promptly sent them packing. The Americans, the British and the Italians have not forgiven him for such insolence even if periodically, they appear to have toned down their rhetoric against the mercurial colonel for their own vested interests.

   Let us first dispense with the West’s claims that its operations are intended to help the people of Libya. The March 17 UN Security Council resolution (No. 1973) was rushed through on the spurious pretext to enforce a no-fly zone because it was alleged that Qaddafi’s forces were using planes and helicopters to attack the rebels. Interestingly, the rebels are fully armed, sometimes more heavily than Libya’s regular army. The West’s campaign, however, has far exceeded the original “no-fly zone” mandate. Both Russia and South Africa have criticised this expansion under which Western planes and helicopters are attacking Libya’s infrastructure and bombing civilian targets. It has essentially become a full-scale war on Libya and its people despite US President Barack Obama’s sophistry that the US is not involved in “hostilities.” Even the US Congress does not buy this argument. Many American legal experts have also questioned Obama’s claim but for US power brokers, legality has never been a constraint in their quest for domination and plunder of other people’s resources.

   Repeatedly, civilian targets have been hit, the most recent of which was the missile strike on a residential compound west of Tripoli on June 19 in which 15 civilians including three children were killed. This was the second attack in as many days when NATO missile strikes killed civilians. NATO officials alleged the compound belonged to Khoweidi al-Hamidi, a close associate of Qaddafi, as if that justified the attack. “The facility which was struck was identified as a command and control node through rigorous analysis based on persistent intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance carried out over a prolonged period of time,” NATO said in a statement on the night of June 21. Libyan officials described al-Hamidi as a “private citizen,” rejecting NATO assertions about his association with Qaddafi. Even if the assertion is true, does that justify killing civilians?

   “Children do not live in military compounds,” Libyan government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim told journalists standing near smouldering debris at the walled compound in Surman, 40 miles west of Tripoli, “Families don’t live in military compounds.” An Associated Press reporter who visited a nearby hospital morgue where the bodies were taken described seeing between eight and 10 corpses, including those of two children. The reporter also saw the remains of a residential house in the bombed-out ruins. Al-Hamidi escaped unharmed, but his wife and two grandchildren were among the dead, Ibrahim said. Al-Hamidi, one of Libya’s wealthiest citizens, took part in the coup that brought Qaddafi to power in 1969. His daughter is married to one of Qaddafi’s sons but none of this can be used as justification to bomb civilian targets. At the end of April, a NATO missile strike had destroyed Qaddafi’s home in which his son and three grandchildren were killed. 

   There was no shortage of Western journalists trying to justify the West’s crimes. Typical of these was Rosie DiManno, a rightwing pro-Zionist, Muslim-hating reporter for the Toronto daily, the Toronto Star. She wrote on June 21: “Dead babies quicken the blood for a moribund regime, pumping oxygen back into the decaying body politic. NATO has just handed Moammar Gadhafi (sic) a lifeline. What remains to be seen is whether the alliance’s member nations — some of which were already intractably opposed to military intervention in Libya — will be pulled further apart by escalating doubts over the mission’s self-imposed objective: Gadhafi’s total capitulation and exit.” She described civilian deaths as “collateral damage” — a sanitized euphemism for mass murder — and lamented the weak-kneed attitude of some NATO members suffering from self-doubt. “Collateral damage,” Ms. DiManno assures her readers “is an unfortunate fact of aerial attacks.” It is a fact, nonetheless and they had better get over it, she was saying. After all, Arab and Muslim lives have little value. As a committed Zionist, Ms. DiManno has created a hierarchy of human life in which Muslims and Arabs are at the bottom of the pole.

   We need to consider why Qaddafi has been targeted by the West and not Hamad ibn Isa al-Khalifah of Bahrain or Abdullah ibn Saleh of Yemen — the latter badly injured in a missile strike on June 3 and currently recuperating in a Riyadh hospital. The despots of Yemen and Bahrain are just as oppressive and have killed proportionately as many people as the mercurial colonel of Libya. Khalifah and Saleh are Western puppets and serve its interests. Qaddafi, on the other hand, is viewed not only as a soft target but one who has been challenging Western political and economic hegemony in the region.

   In addition to Libya’s much coveted sweet crude, albeit comprising a mere 2% of Western needs, Qaddafi’s real “crimes” are to be found elsewhere. He wanted to free African countries from the shackles of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and greedy Western multinational corporations. He attempted to free Africa from paying exorbitant fees — $500 million a year — to use European communications satellites for telephone, TV and radio service. Unable to raise the money themselves, Qaddafi put up $300 million of the $400 million needed to help the African countries. Further, the $30 billion belonging to the Libyan State Bank that the US froze, according to African writer Jean-Paul Pougala were “...earmarked as the Libyan contribution to three key projects which would add the finishing touches to the African federation — the African Investment Bank in Syrte, Libya, the establishment in 2011 of the African Monetary Fund to be based in Yaounde with a US$42 billion capital fund, and the Abuja-based African Central Bank in Nigeria.” The African Monetary Fund is expected to completely eliminate the pernicious influence of the IMF and its enforced privatization agenda.

   The Libyans are unlikely to see a penny of the frozen $30 billion. Remember the $40 billion of Iranian assets the US frozen in 1980? Even after the Algiers Accord was signed in January 1981 under which the US was to return this money, it has not done so, advancing endless excuses. The original $40 billion would be nearly $500 billion in today’s terms. The West is ruled by highway robbers; plundering others’ resources is their favourite pastime.

   Qaddafi’s challenge to IMF control of Africa also has precedence in what happened in July 1991 to the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI). Six years earlier, its founder, Agha Hasan Abedi, had personally delivered $30 million to Zimbabwe to prevent defaulting on loans to the IMF. So livid was the West with Abedi’s behaviour that BCCI was charged with spurious allegations of money laundering of drug money. Its worldwide operations were shut down. At the time of closure, it had assets worth $20 billion, making it the seventh largest bank in the world. Two things led to its undoing: its rapid growth rate and success, and Abedi’s decision to bail out Zimbabwe. The West wanted to grab Zimbabwe’s assets, a quest they have not succeeded in achieving so far and Robert Mugabe continues to thumb his nose at the gnomes of the Western financial industry but BCCI is now history.

   Qaddafi’s other sin was that he floated the idea of a gold dinar as an alternate currency to the dollar and the euro. He had secured approval of most African as well as some Middle Eastern countries. Again, this was not something that the West would easily allow. One of the reasons for Saddam Husain’s hanging was also that he wanted payment for oil in euros. The Americans wanted to make him an example to others even though the euro belongs to America’s European cousins. Qaddafi’s gold dinar project would have put an end to the monopoly of both the dollar and euro. Given the two currencies’ uncertain plight at present, particularly the dollar, it is not surprising Western rulers would not allow an upstart from the backwaters of North Africa to challenge their financial hegemony.

   There is a third aspect as well. Like a number of other countries (Iran, Syria, Sudan, Iraq, Somalia) Libya, too, is not a member of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS). Established in 1930 in Switzerland, BIS serves as an international clearing house for all international transactions. Central Banks of countries registered with the BIS have all their transactions processed through BIS. Considering that trillions of dollars are transacted on a daily basis worldwide, it gives the BIS enormous clout and control, not to mention a tidy profit on such transactions all of which goes into the pockets of Western bankers (extortionists). As Eric Encina noted in Market Oracle: “One major problem for globalist banking cartels is that in order to do business with Libya, they must go through the Libyan Central Bank and its national currency, a place where they have absolutely zero domination and or power-broking [sic] ability. Hence, taking down the Central Bank of Libya may not appear in the speeches of Obama, Cameron and Sarkozy but this is certainly at the top of the globalist agenda for absorbing Libya into its hive of compliant nations.”

   Qaddafi may be a dictator but he is no worse than the likes of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia or the now-deposed Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak or a host of others in the region. So why has the West picked on him? His real “sins” are to be found in his attempts to break loose from the global financial and political nexus headquartered in New York, London, Geneva, and Tel Aviv. This the West would not allow because it would undermine their exploitative policies and domination of the global financial markets, especially in resource-rich regions like Africa and the Muslim East.

   There is more to Libya than meets the eye, and it certainly has nothing to do with the West’s contrived concern for the well-being of the Libyan people. They are merely pawns in a much larger global game.


http://crescent-online.net/main-story/1963-july2011/3118-reasons-behind-the-wests-attack-on-libya.html

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The late head of the rebel forces Abdel Fattah Younes at Green Square in the Kish, Benghazi July 6, 2011, to demonstrate against Muammar Gaddafi and his regime.
Credit: Reuters/Esam Al-Fetori/Files



By Rania El Gamal

BENGHAZI, Libya | Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:14pm IST

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Libyan rebels say the gunmen who shot dead their military chief were fighters allied in their struggle to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi, raising questions over divisions and lawlessness within rebel ranks.

The assassination of Abdel Fattah Younes, apparently by his own side, has hurt the opposition just as it was winning broader international recognition and launching an offensive against Gaddafi's forces in the west of the country.

After 24 hours of confusion, rebel minister Ali Tarhouni said Younes had been killed by fighters who went to fetch him from the front and that his bullet-riddled and partially burnt body was found at ranch near the rebel capital of Benghazi.

Tarhouni said a militia leader had been arrested and had confessed that his subordinates had carried out the killing.

"It was not him. His lieutenants did it," Tarhouni told reporters late on Friday, adding that the killers were at large.

Younes had been part of Gaddafi's inner circle since the 1969 coup that brought the Libyan colonel to power and was interior minister before defecting to the rebels in February.

Many rebels had been uncomfortable working under a man who had been so close to Gaddafi for 41 years, and rebel sources said on Thursday Younes had been recalled over suspicions that he or his family were secretly in contact with Gaddafi.

Rebels were divided over who had killed Younes, some suspecting his execution was ordered by rebel leaders for treason, many believing he was killed by Gaddafi supporters who had infiltrated rebel ranks and still others suggesting a rebel splinter group had acted alone.

Whatever the truth, the killing deepens concerns among the rebels' Western backers, keen to see them prevail in a five-month-old civil war but frustrated by their lack of unity and nervous about the influence of Muslims.

The United States, which like some 30 other nations has formally recognised the opposition, called for solidarity.

"What's important is that they work both diligently and transparently to ensure the unity of the Libyan opposition," State Department spokesman Mark Toner said in Washington.

REBELS TARGET GADDAFI STRONGHOLD

Rebels who rose up against Gaddafi in February have seized swathes of the country but remain poorly equipped and are still far from ousting him, despite support from NATO airstrikes.

Anti-Gaddafi forces said on Saturday they had encircled the Libyan leader's last stronghold in the Western Mountain region and hoped to seize it soon.

Rebel tanks fired at Tiji, where an estimated 500 government troops are stationed, and said the blasts could be heard from the nearby town of Hawamid, which was captured on Thursday.

"We have Tiji surrounded and we hope to take it by the end of the day," rebel commander Nasir al Hamdi, a former colonel in Gaddafi's police force, told Reuters as gunfire crackled in the distance and he surveyed a battleground scattered with tankshell casings and government anti-aircraft bullets.

NATO airstrikes continued in western Libya overnight. NATO said it had bombed three satellite dishes in Tripoli to stop "terror broadcasting", but Libyan state TV remained on the air.

In the east, confusion reigned over who had killed Younes.

Rebel fighters said members of the Feb. 17 Martyrs' Brigade, a rebel group that fights on the front and helps enforce security in the rebel-held east, had collected Younes from the frontline near the oil town of Brega on Thursday.

Younes knew and trusted the men who came to fetch him and went without a struggle when they explained they had a judge's order to take him to Benghazi for questioning, the rebels said.

The Feb. 17 Martyrs Brigade is made up largely of civilian volunteers led by military commanders and is widely used by the Transitional National Council for some policing duties.

However, Tarhouni, the rebel minister, said it was not this group but another militia, the Obaida Ibn Jarrah Brigade, who had killed Younes.

Locals said the Obaida Ibn Jarrah Brigade was mainly comprised of former prisoners of Gaddafi's notorious Abu Salim prison in the capital Tripoli, who had always distrusted Younes.

Named after one of the companions of Islam's Prophet Mohammed, the group is likely to have Muslim leanings.

One rebel commander, who asked not to be named, said Muslims whom Younes had targeted as interior minister may have killed him in retaliation.

"Some of those Muslims are now fighting with the rebels and they have always refused to fight under Younes's command and have always viewed him with suspicion," he said.

"I don't think the investigation will lead anywhere. They don't dare to touch the Muslims."

The government in Tripoli, which has always warned of Muslim influence in the east, said al Qaeda was to blame.

Further complicating an already murky situation, some Libyans said they feared that Younes' death would trigger a bloody tribal feud. At the funeral on Friday, his Obeidi tribe pledged allegiance to the rebel cause.

But in an apparent effort to calm nerves among Younes' relatives, a rebel source said that he could be replaced by Suleiman Mahmoud al-Obeidi, a member of the same tribe.

Another leading candidate to take over as military chief was Khalifa Heftar, who lost an early contest with Younes over leadership of the rebels' military campaign, the source said.

The longer the war drags on, the further eastern Libya appears to slip into lawlessness, raising questions about what kind of Libya could emerge if and when Gaddafi goes.

Tarhouni told reporters on Friday night that an armed gang had attacked a prison, helping about 300 former Gaddafi soldiers and loyalists to escape.

(Additional reporting by Michael Georgy in Hawamid; Mussab Al-Khairalla in Misrata; Missy Ryan in Tripoli; Joseph Nasr in Berlin; Hamid Ould Ahmed in Algiers; writing by Lin Noueihed; editing by Alistair Lyon)


http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/07/30/idINIndia-58532720110730

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Yesterday George Galloway on his show voice of the voiceless on press TV said something very interested.It seems that Gadaffi paid  one million dollars to Tony Blair for his consulting services on some oil deals but whats more interesting he also gave him a list of all persons that where ever working for Libya.Radical groups,Islamic groups, Communists based in Europe.Thats very interesting if Gadaffi sold all this man to CIA there where maybe some Iranian agents on that list too.I do not know what to think about Gadaffi any more but if this is true it is maybe saying why Iran do not care about Gadaffis regime.

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Gaddafi can not win against NATO air support. He has to go to exile.

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THE ROVING EYE

How al-Qaeda got to rule in Tripoli

By Pepe Escobar

His name is Abdelhakim Belhaj. Some in the Middle East might have, but few in the West and across the world would have heard of him.

Time to catch up. Because the story of how an al-Qaeda asset turned out to be the top Libyan military commander in still war-torn Tripoli is bound to shatter - once again - that wilderness of mirrors that is the "war on terror", as well as deeply compromising the carefully constructed propaganda of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO's) "humanitarian" intervention in Libya.

Muammar Gaddafi's fortress of Bab-al-Aziziyah was essentially invaded and conquered last week by Belhaj's men - who were at the forefront of a militia of Berbers from the mountains southwest of Tripoli. The militia is the so-called Tripoli Brigade, trained in secret for two months by US Special Forces. This turned out to be the rebels' most effective militia in six months of tribal/civil war.

Already last Tuesday, Belhaj was gloating on how the battle was won, with Gaddafi forces escaping "like rats" (note that's the same metaphor used by Gaddafi himself to designate the rebels).

Abdelhakim Belhaj, aka Abu Abdallah al-Sadek, is a Libyan jihadi. Born in May 1966, he honed his skills with the mujahideen in the 1980s anti-Soviet jihad in Afghanistan.

He's the founder of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) and its de facto emir - with Khaled Chrif and Sami Saadi as his deputies. After the Taliban took power in Kabul in 1996, the LIFG kept two training camps in Afghanistan; one of them, 30 kilometers north of Kabul - run by Abu Yahya - was strictly for al-Qaeda-linked jihadis.

After 9/11, Belhaj moved to Pakistan and also to Iraq, where he befriended none other than ultra-nasty Abu Musab al-Zarqawi - all this before al-Qaeda in Iraq pledged its allegiance to Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri and turbo-charged its gruesome practices.

In Iraq, Libyans happened to be the largest foreign Sunni jihadi contingent, only losing to the Saudis. Moreover, Libyan jihadis have always been superstars in the top echelons of "historic" al-Qaeda - from Abu Faraj al-Libi (military commander until his arrest in 2005, now lingering as one of 16 high-value detainees in the US detention center at Guantanamo) to Abu al-Laith al-Libi (another military commander, killed in Pakistan in early 2008).

Time for an extraordinary rendition
The LIFG had been on the US Central Intelligence Agency's radars since 9/11. In 2003, Belhaj was finally arrested in Malaysia - and then transferred, extraordinary rendition-style, to a secret Bangkok prison, and duly tortured.

In 2004, the Americans decided to send him as a gift to Libyan intelligence - until he was freed by the Gaddafi regime in March 2010, along with other 211 "terrorists", in a public relations coup advertised with great fanfare.

The orchestrator was no less than Saif Islam al-Gaddafi - the modernizing/London School of Economics face of the regime. LIFG's leaders - Belhaj and his deputies Chrif and Saadi - issued a 417-page confession dubbed "corrective studies" in which they declared the jihad against Gaddafi over (and illegal), before they were finally set free.

A fascinating account of the whole process can be seen in a report called "Combating Terrorism in Libya through Dialogue and Reintegration". [1] Note that the authors, Singapore-based terrorism "experts" who were wined and dined by the regime, express the "deepest appreciation to Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and the Gaddafi International Charity and Development Foundation for making this visit possible".

Crucially, still in 2007, then al-Qaeda's number two, Zawahiri, officially announced the merger between the LIFG and al-Qaeda in the Islamic Mahgreb (AQIM). So, for all practical purposes, since then, LIFG/AQIM have been one and the same - and Belhaj was/is its emir.

In 2007, LIFG was calling for a jihad against Gaddafi but also against the US and assorted Western "infidels".

Fast forward to last February when, a free man, Belhaj decided to go back into jihad mode and align his forces with the engineered uprising in Cyrenaica.

Every intelligence agency in the US, Europe and the Arab world knows where he's coming from. He's already made sure in Libya that himself and his militia will only settle for sharia law.

There's nothing "pro-democracy" about it - by any stretch of the imagination. And yet such an asset could not be dropped from NATO's war just because he was not very fond of "infidels".

The late July killing of rebel military commander General Abdel Fattah Younis - by the rebels themselves - seems to point to Belhaj or at least people very close to him.

It's essential to know that Younis - before he defected from the regime - had been in charge of Libya's special forces fiercely fighting the LIFG in Cyrenaica from 1990 to 1995.

The Transitional National Council (TNC), according to one of its members, Ali Tarhouni, has been spinning Younis was killed by a shady brigade known as Obaida ibn Jarrah (one of the Prophet Mohammed's companions). Yet the brigade now seems to have dissolved into thin air.

Shut up or I'll cut your head off
Hardly by accident, all the top military rebel commanders are LIFG, from Belhaj in Tripoli to one Ismael as-Salabi in Benghazi and one Abdelhakim al-Assadi in Derna, not to mention a key asset, Ali Salabi, sitting at the core of the TNC. It was Salabi who negotiated with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi the "end" of LIFG's jihad, thus assuring the bright future of these born-again "freedom fighters".

It doesn't require a crystal ball to picture the consequences of LIFG/AQIM - having conquered military power and being among the war "winners" - not remotely interested in relinquishing control just to please NATO's whims.

Meanwhile, amid the fog of war, it's unclear whether Gaddafi is planning to trap the Tripoli brigade in urban warfare; or to force the bulk of rebel militias to enter the huge Warfallah tribal areas.

Gaddafi's wife belongs to the Warfallah, Libya's largest tribe, with up to 1 million people and 54 sub-tribes. The inside word in Brussels is that NATO expects Gaddafi to fight for months if not years; thus the Texas George W Bush-style bounty on his head and the desperate return to NATO's plan A, which was always to take him out.

Libya may now be facing the specter of a twin-headed guerrilla Hydra; Gaddafi forces against a weak TNC central government and NATO boots on the ground; and the LIFG/AQIM nebula in a jihad against NATO (if they are sidelined from power).

Gaddafi may be a dictatorial relic of the past, but you don't monopolize power for four decades for nothing, and without your intelligence services learning a thing or two.

From the beginning, Gaddafi said this was a foreign-backed/al-Qaeda operation; he was right (although he forgot to say this was above all neo-Napoleonic French President Nicolas Sarkozy's war, but that's another story).

He also said this was a prelude for a foreign occupation whose target was to privatize and take over Libya's natural resources. He may - again – turn out to be right.

The Singapore "experts" who praised the Gaddafi regime's decision to free the LIFG's jihadis qualified it as "a necessary strategy to mitigate the threat posed to Libya".

Now, LIFG/AQIM is finally poised to exercise its options as an "indigenous political force".

Ten years after 9/11, it's hard not to imagine a certain decomposed skull in the bottom of the Arabian Sea boldly grinning to kingdom come.


http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/MH30Ak01.html

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Published: 30 August, 2011, 19:27
Edited: 30 August, 2011, 23:23

NATO says that with the Gaddafi regime ousted, it is close to success in Libya. Nevertheless, the alliance promised to remain in the region in order to secure its UN mandate.

During a briefing in Naples on Tuesday, NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu told the media:"The NATO mission is important, it's effective and it's still necessary in order to protect civilians. As long as threats remain, there's still a job to be done and we will get that job done.”

NATO is far from done with the operation in Libya despite the fall of Gaddafi's regime, said operation spokesman Col. Roland Lavoie. The alliance plans to continue supporting rebel forces as long as civilians in the country are under threat.

Lavoie said that rebels and Gaddafi loyalists are negotiating the fate of Sirte, a heavily-militarized city some 250 miles east of Tripoli and the home-town of the ousted Libyan leader. However, so far Sirte shows no signs of surrendering.

Negotiations with forces in Sirte are expected to end Saturday after the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, when the rebels would "act decisively and militarily," according to the head of the National Transitional Council, Mustafa Abdel Jalil.

Lavoie believes it is possible for Sirte to undergo a peaceful transition from control by Gaddafi loyalists to opposition forces.

"We are aware that the anti-Gaddafi forces are trying to seek a resolution, if possible without violence, to this conflict," he said.

Meanwhile in Tripoli rebel leaders are trying to set up a new government amid widespread shortages of water and fuel.

“Gaddafi forces have been pushed out of the greater Tripoli area. Despite the presence of remnants of the regime, the Tripoli region is essentially freed with the retreat of pro-Gaddafi forces," said Col. Roland Lavoie.

The fugitive Colonel, who is nowhere to be found, remains the main target for opposition forces. The rebels are concerned that if not killed or captured, Gaddafi will stoke more violence.

The Libyan Transitional government is demanding the extradition of the Colonel's family from neighboring Algeria, which has offered them shelter.

This rebels claim to have killed Gaddafi’s youngest son, although that has not been independently confirmed.
­“NATO can’t come up with a coherent excuse for staying in Libya”

­Karl Sharro, a blogger on the Middle East, says the Libyan people should be left to decide their own fate, and that there needs to be an alternative to the Western-backed National Transitional Council.

“They can’t quite come up with a coherent narrative of what their mission should be in Libya, or why they should be there at all from the beginning,” he said. “While some people are jubilant and triumphant and are saying it’s all over, we still have all these open questions and there is fighting continuing.”

“The coalition stepped in and supported the [council], disproportionately giving them more power than any other possible candidate to fill this power gap in Libya,” Sharro declared.

Patrick Hayes, a reporter for the online magazine Spiked, says that NATO’s initial involvement in the Libyan conflict was an emotional reaction to try and save lives in Benghazi.

“And they’ve not had, at any point, a coherent sense of what the mission is,” he said. “It is no surprise that now, when Gaddafi is gone, they are still hanging around. They are still unsure if they want to get some short-term political gains as a result of this. What they obviously don’t want is a vacuum or a big crisis to happen now, which means they will lose face.”


http://rt.com/news/nato-remains-libya-sirte-451/

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New revelations about UK's Libya plans
Wed Sep 7, 2011 8:10PM GMT


Fresh revelations about British officials' seeking to win lucrative Libyan oil deals have confirmed Britain's determination to exploit Libya's resources.


As the British government is under fire for its secret ties to the former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, new revelations about a British minister's role in a $1billion Libyan oil deal have raised more questions about British government's integrity and the details of its operations behind closed doors.

Recently, it was revealed that the Tory minister in the Department of International Development, Alan Duncan, has secured a lucrative deal for the oil company Vitol and its chief Ian Taylor to cut off the fuel supply to Gaddafi's forces bringing huge profits for the company.

In May this year, the British officials working in the Foreign Office formed “Libyan oil cell” launching a secret campaign to weaken Gaddafi's regime by taking control of flow of oil across Libya.

The unit helped Vitol to take petrol and gas into Benghazi and exploit crude oil. The British government assured Vitol that the revolutionary forces would pay for the supplies after taking control of Gaddafi's assets.

As the secret documents found in Gaddafi's Foreign Minister Kusa Musa's office have revealed secret ties between British officials and Gaddafi's regime, more questions are raised about the purposes behind Britain's involvement in Libyan war.

Leaked document even revealed Britain's role in the rendition of the military commander of Libyan revolutionary forces to Gaddafi's regime. According to the documents, the British government even provided Gaddafi with information about anti-Gaddafi Libyan expatriates living in the UK.

Interestingly, the British government endorsed a UN Security Council resolution urging for a no-fly zone over Libya under the pretext to protect Libya's civilian population from Gaddafi's forces.

Soon afterwards, the original intention of Western powers was revealed as the French government called it “fair and logical” to grant lucrative oil deals to governments that first helped the revolutionaries.

As the British Petroleum has announced plans to resume operation in the oil-rich country and revelations about British officials' role in landing themselves huge profits from supplying the revolutionaries with oil have been made, Britain's purpose for invading Libya has been unveiled.

British Prime Minister David Cameron told the MPs that his government's engagement in the Libyan war was for humanitarian purposes, however, he never knew that once dealings that went behind closed doors are unveiled, the British people and the international community would find out the truth.

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Proof that NATO uses cluster bombs in Libya;
 
Terrifying NATO Cluster Bomb in Libya - Raw Footage Small | Large




Can someone translate what the voices behind the camera are saying? I am just curious are they damning the NATO or what.
There are times like these where the resolve of a Nation is shown clearly to the world. Oh this great Nation of Iran together with its proud citizens showed the world that when the Silent Majority gets rattled the world better pay attention:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ls4I37lQrw&feature=player_embedded#at=42  2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbYqckFvUJI&feature=player_embedded   2010

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This brings back sooooo much memory and tears to my eyes.
http://www.iranclip.com/player/169
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Proof that NATO uses cluster bombs in Libya;
 

Can someone translate what the voices behind the camera are saying? I am just curious are they damning the NATO or what.
its not clear... but most of the time they are praying... the rest I cant understand as well...

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Thank you Brother MO.

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Thank you Brother MO.
always a pleasure brother Izi :)

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American CIA Agents rats in libya.

مرتزقة أجانب يقاتلون مع مرتزقة مصراته


مرتزقة أجانب يقاتلون إلي جانب مرتزقة مصراته


American fighting with NATO Rats in Sirte killing Libyans, NATO Crimes In Libya Small | Large


مرتزق امريكي يقاتل في صفوف ثوار الناتو Small | Large

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Blowback will come in due course...I keep saying, this is how Afghanistan and Somalia started..The West will regret ever stepping in Libya!!! Only a matter of time..When Libyans begin to realize their worse off now than under Qaddafi, the same scenario will be repeated..

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