Libya Newslinks 30-31 July 2011

31 July 2011 — williambowles.info

Richard Seymour: Gaddafi is Stronger than ever in Libya
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Today at 09:00
Photo: Muammar Gaddafi staying alive for the sake of freedom and the liberation of the oppressed of the world

NATO in Libya: The Limits of Air Power:
The Greanville Post Today at 02:04
By PATRICK COCKBURN
Air strikes are becoming the main Western means of controlling the Middle East and South Asia without putting soldiers on the ground where they might suffer politically damaging casualties.

Daniel Ortega a Favorite in Nicaragua’s Coming Race for Presidency
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 21:00
Nicaragua’s liberal elite is predictably concerned that Ortega will manage to retain presidency in the coming elections…

Rebel Son: “We want Muammar to come back! We want the green flag back!”
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 21:00
Benghazi Rebels Death Squad in full force. Photo: Abdel-Fattah Younis, killed in death blow to Libya’s NATO-supported Al-Qaida terrorists

Libyan Rebels have conceded Ground since Bombing Began
GlobalResearch.caYesterday at 19:03

Leftists of America and the World, Wake up to Your Islamophobia!
Dissident Voice Yesterday at 16:01 Paul Cochrane
Stephen Sheehi wrote Islamophobia: The Ideological Campaign Against Muslims to radically change the discourse surrounding Islamophobia in the mainstream in the US. But Sheehi,1 a scholar and veteran of the activist movement, is only too well aware that a controversial book distributed by a small social justice publisher is probably not going to make the inroads it should or be reviewed by the likes of the New York Review of Books or the Washington Post.

General’s killing sparks crisis in Western-backed Libyan TNC
World Socialist Web SiteYesterday at 14:33
The assassination of a former Gaddafi official who became military chief of the Benghazi-based Transitional National Council has raised the specter of a civil war within the Western-backed Libyan

VIDEO: Nato attacks Libyan state TV
BBC New sYesterday at 14:32
Nato has attacked a Libyan state broadcaster in the capital, bombing three satellite dishes in Tripoli, saying the channel instils hatred.

In Past Ten Years U.S. Has Expanded Military Network Throughout The World
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 13:00
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.

Another Stinging Blow for the Libyan Rebellion By Victor Kotsev

The US-Al Qaeda Alliance: Bosnia, Kosovo and Now Libya. Washington’s On-Going Collusion with Terrorists By Prof. Peter Dale Scott
William Bowles.info Yesterday at 11:26 InI
Twice in the last two decades, significant cuts in U.S. and western military spending were foreseen: first after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and then in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. But both times military spending soon increased, and among the factors contributing to the increase were America’s interventions in new areas: the Balkans in the 1990s, and Libya today. Hidden from public view in both cases was the extent to which al-Qaeda was a covert U.S. ally in both interventions, rather than its foe.

Top Libya rebel ‘shot by Islamist militia’
BBC News Yesterday at 10:44
Libyan rebel commander Abdel Fattah Younes was killed by an Islamist militia linked to his own side, a rebel minister says.

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