Category: Libya

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Gilbert Achcar: Their anti-imperialism and ours

The logic of “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” is a recipe for empty cynicism

Manlio Dinucci: Why NATO Destroyed Libya Ten Years Ago

It’s no coincidence that the NATO war to destroy the Libyan state was initiated barely two months after the rise of the African Union

Rod Driver: The War Crimes of Obama, Cameron and Hillary Clinton

Libya, Syria and Yemen

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Vijay Prashad: Libya Is Being Torn Apart by Outsiders

It is impossible for the UN to move an agenda if two important Western states who drove the NATO war against Libya in 2011 end up backing both sides; in fact, it is wrong to say that they back both sides, because by blocking condemnation of Haftar’s war, they back Haftar

Mustafa Fetouri: The consequences of Turkish boots on the ground in Libya

Having Turkish boots on the ground in Libya is likely to intensify the proxy war in the country

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Patrick Cockburn: The Battle for Libyan city of Derna

Coastal city is renegade general’s last major target in east of country, where water, food, medicine and electricity are already running out

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Vijay Prashad: The US-NATO Invasion of Libya Destroyed the Country Beyond All Recognition

Libya is ruled by a patchwork of rival heavily armed gangs that have sown terror in the population

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Ramzy Baroud: War to Stop War: Libya’s Operation Odyssey Lightning

The Obama Doctrine is Ravaging the Middle East

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Vijay Prashad: The Perils of Humanitarian Wars

The limits of the ‘responsibility to protect’ doctrine

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Vijay Prashad: It’s Bombs Away for the USA in Libya

Almost guaranteed to spread more misery across North Africa

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