Category: Libya

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Danica Jorden: Our Seas: End of Mare Nostrum Spells Death in the Mediterranean

“Here we are, once again, in front of another tragedy, weeping for children who died in search of a future”

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Horace Campbell: US, NATO and the Destruction of Libya

NATO claimed that its intervention in Libya was a historic success. But three years later, Libya is in complete chaos

Jesse Franzblau: Libya: A Cautionary Tale

Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention

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Ramzy Baroud: Haftar Leads A Coup

A General’s Odd War on the Muslim Brotherhood

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Seumas Milne: The fruit of Nato’s war in Libya

The dire consequences of the west’s intervention are being felt today in Tripoli and across Africa, from Mali to Nigeria

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Nick Turse: Washington Fights Fire With Fire in Libya

How not to end violence in a war-torn land

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Owen Jones: Libya Is A Disaster We Helped Create

Today’s Libya is overrun by militias and faces a deteriorating human rights situation

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Patrick Cockburn: Libya is Imploding Into Chaos And Violence

World View: Its government has no real power; militias are ever more entrenched, and now the state itself is under threat

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Joel Gillin: Libyan Suffering, Western Ignorance

The chaos, lawlessness, and human rights abuses by the U.S./NATO after Gaddafi’s death

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Robert Fisk: Is The Hague Making A Mockery Of Justice So The CIA And MI6 Can Save Face?

There’s a spot of skulduggery going on in the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague. Not to put too fine a point upon it, a lot of questions are being asked about why the worshipful judges have, at least publicly, demanded a trial in Europe for Saif el-Islam al-Gaddafi – son of the late Read more…

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