Libya Newslinks 6 June 2011

6 June 2011 —

  • SCF: NATO to take its time in Libya
  • Stop Nato: Libyan war updates/Stop NATO news: June 6, 2011
  • Global Research: The Libyan (Vietnam) Syndrome
  • RT: Medvedev discusses Libya with African Union chairman
  • Alleged Libyan rape victim leaves Libya for Malta, source says
    CNN (blog)
    Eman al-Obeidy has left Libya and is on the way to Malta with her father, according to a high-level US State Department source. She will eventually head to a processing center in Europe before leaving for a final destination. …

    Libyan Woman Who Accused Qaddafi Troops of Rape Flies to US
    Fox News
    AP BENGHAZI, Libya — A Libyan woman who claimed she was raped by Qaddafi troops has left Libya on her way to the United States, her sister said Sunday. Marwa al-Obeidi says her sister Iman was flown out of Benghazi early Sunday morning. …

    NATO helicopters again strike Libyan targets
    A British Apache helicopter takes off from the deck of the HMS Ocean in the Mediterranean Sea, off Libya on Saturday, as part of the NATO-led mission against forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi. (British Ministry of Defense/Associated Press) British attack …

    Obama calls on Merkel for more support in Libya
    Deutsche Welle
    US President Barack Obama has called on Germany to lend more support to the NATO-led military campaign in Libya ahead of Chancellor Merkel’s official state visit to Washington. US President Barack Obama has asked Germany to provide more assistance in …,,6542008,00.html

    OPEC set to roll over output amid weak economy, Libya unrest
    Economic Times
    LONDON: The OPEC oil cartel meets in Vienna this week, widely expected to hold production levels unchanged as it balances a weak economic outlook and popular unrest in the Middle East which has slashed Libyan output. The 12-nation group, which pumps 40 …

    Al Qaeda’s Libyan terrorist pipeline appears to be in operation
    San Francisco Examiner (blog)
    Congress is not happy with President Obama’s Libyan adventure. House leadership pulled a resolution calling for withdrawal from the action in 15 days because they thought it actually might pass. Lawmakers have good reason to be displeased: There are …

    Matthew VanDyke, Journalist, Missing In Libya
    By The Huffington Post News Editors
    BALTIMORE — As the uprisings of the “Arab Spring” began to unfold, writer Matthew VanDyke was at home in Baltimore, editing a book and film about his trips across the Middle East by motorcycle. An email from a friend in Libya convinced …

    US Out of Libya Now “ Blog
    By Lew Rockwell
    US Out of Libya Now. Posted by Lew Rockwell on June 4, 2011 07:16 PM.
    (Thanks to Travis Holte). Bookmark/Share | Suggest a Link · “ Previous: Tune in to Moneybomb Radio June 5 | LRC Home | LRC Blog | Next: FDA Calls Elderberry Wine an …

    Eunomia “ Congo and Libya
    By Daniel Larison
    This quote struck me as I read it because it sounds so very much like the “Arab Spring” enthusiasm that contributed to the push for war against Libya. Not that different from Gaddafi in some ways, Mobutu was badly isolated …

    NATO jets target Libyan military barracks | Libya TV
    By Libya TV
    British jets hit a military barracks in the Libyan capital early today, intensifying NATO pressure on Libyan autocrat Muammar Gaddafi nearly four months into an uprising to end his erratic 42-year rule. The airstrikes on the barracks …

    Qatari expulsion of alleged Libyan rape victim upsets U.S. – CNN
    The United States is “disappointed” by the expulsion by Qatar of Eman al-Obeidy to Libya, a decision that it said is a “breach of humanitarian norms.

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