Student Questions From Tripoli By Franklin Lamb

23 July 2011 — Countercurrents

Al Nasser University, Tripoli: ‘When I grow up, I want to be just like you guys,’ this increasingly flaccid middle-aged American visitor joked to his teenage to early 30’s Libyan interlocutors, as we parted last night and promised to meet again soon to continue our dialogue on our chosen subject of ‘What the hell is going on in Libya and why?’

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Murdoch’s World: Demagoguery, Propaganda, Scandal, Sleaze and Warmongering By Stephen Lendman

23 July 2011 — Mathaba

Famed journalist George Seldes (1890 – 1995) condemned press prostitutes in books like ‘Lords of the Press,’ denouncing their corruption, suppression of truth, and news censorship before television reached large audiences, saying:

‘The most sacred cow of the press is the press itself – the most powerful force against the general welfare of the majority of the people.’

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Video: Mutilated pro-Gaddafi soldiers found dead in rebel-controlled area – report — RT

22 July 2011 — RT

A mass grave believed to contain the remains of Gaddafi loyalists has been discovered in the Nafusa Mountains in Libya, adding to concerns over the way the Libyan rebels treat captives and the civil population in territories under its control.

­The five mutilated bodies were found in a water tank just off the main road between Zintan, the area’s main town, and Al-Qawalish, according to The Daily Telegraph newspaper.

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Video: Mutilated pro-Gaddafi soldiers found dead in rebel-controlled area – report — RT

22 July 2011 — RT

A mass grave believed to contain the remains of Gaddafi loyalists has been discovered in the Nafusa Mountains in Libya, adding to concerns over the way the Libyan rebels treat captives and the civil population in territories under its control.

­The five mutilated bodies were found in a water tank just off the main road between Zintan, the area’s main town, and Al-Qawalish, according to The Daily Telegraph newspaper.

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Wikileaks Newslinks 23 July 2011

23 July 2011 — williambowles.info

WikiLeaks files show Norway unprepared for terror attack
Telegraph.co.uk
Norway’s intelligence service had previously been criticised for its failure to keep track of suspected terror cells and the country was felt to be complacent about the prospect of a terror attack, secret cables from the WikiLeaks files reveal. …
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/8655964/WikiLeaks-files-show-Norway-unprepared-for-terror-attack.html

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In Past Ten Years U.S. Has Expanded Military Network Throughout The World By Rick Rozoff

22 July 2011 — Stop NATO

The unprecedented expansion of American military presence throughout the world in the last decade, in support of and consolidated by attacks and invasions in Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Pakistan, Yemen and Libya, has been marked by the Pentagon securing new bases in several continents and Oceania.

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: July 22, 2011

22 July 2011 — Stop NATO

  • 126-Day War: Over 16,000 NATO Air Missions, Over 6,000 Strike Sorties
  • Libyan War: Pentagon Considers NATO Request For More Drones
  • Libya: Bishop Laments NATO’s Rejection Of Ramadan Truce
  • NATO’s Women Warmongers
  • Video And Text: Mutilated Government Soldiers Found In Rebel-Held Libya
  • AFRICOM Commander In Gambia For 40-Nation Military Exercise

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Somalia: the Real Causes of Famine By Michel Chossudovsky

21 July 2011 — Global Research

For the last twenty years, Somalia has been entangled in a “civil war” amidst the destruction of both its rural and urban economies.

The country is now facing widespread famine.  According to reports, tens of thousands of people have died from malnutrition in the last few months. The lives of  several million people are threatened. The mainstream media casually attributes the famine to a severe drought without examining the broader causes.

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