Libya Newslinks 6-7 September 2011

7 September 2011 —

7 September 2011
Lauren Ploch, “Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa” Today at 08:17
As envisioned by the Department of Defense (DOD), AFRICOM aims to promote U.S. strategic objectives and protect U.S. interests in the region by working with African states and regional organizations to help strengthen their defense capabilities so that they are better able to contribute to regional stability and security.

Real chaos on cards for new Libya Today at 07:12
The security chief of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has reportedly fled the country for neighboring Niger on Tuesday. With Gaddafi’s whereabouts still unknown and rebels controlling most of Libya, experts fear…

Gaddafi spokesman: the colonel is still in Libya
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 05:07

Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: September 7, 2011
Stop NATO Today at 03:16

Gaddafi aide ‘in Niger capital’
BBC News Today at 01:44
Col Gaddafi’s security chief is among Libyan ex-officials now in Niger, local officials say, as a convoy of Gaddafi loyalists appears to head for the capital.

6 September 2011
Mahdi Nazemroaya on Libya Interviewed by Morris

Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 12:01
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya gives his analysis on the Libya situation

Libya: The real war starts now
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 13:29
Libya: The real war starts now
Welcome to TNC’s new racist ‘democracy’ in TNC controlled areas, and bombing and besieging of popular power areas

NATO’s Libyan Intervention Evokes Collective Memory Of Colonial Era Yesterday at 13:32
For more details, please click on the link to read the article.

Nigeria starts to realize it recognized Libyan mass killers
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts)Yesterday at 14:01
Gaddafi had sympathy for black Africans, for that reason the rebels are killing them.

Libyan commander demands apology over MI6 and CIA plot
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 15:01
Libyan commander demands apology over MI6 and CIA plot
Episode led to capture and torture of Abdul Hakim Belhaj and confirms yet again Britain (so-called UK)’s knowledge of rendition. Photo: Abdul Hakim Belhaj, the new security commander in Tripoli, said he was ‘surprised that the British got involved’ in what was a very painful period in his life.

Al-Qaeda acquires weapons in Libya – EU official
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 15:10

Humanitarian crisis is all down to the West
Morning Star Yesterday at 15:58
I trust all your readers have seen through the clever way our government is covering up all the atrocities – perhaps even massacres – being inflicted on the pro-Gadaffi areas of Libya by ‘our side.’

George Monbiot and the Guardian on “Genocide Denial” and “Revisionism”
Dissident Voice Yesterday at 16:01 Ed Herman and David Peterson
On Tuesday, June 14, the Guardian of London published ‘Left and Libertarian Right Cohabit in the Weird World of the Genocide Belittlers.’1   In this nearly 1,100-word commentary, the British writer George Monbiot attacked the two of us (among others) as ‘genocide deniers’ and ‘revisionists’ for our writings on the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda.

Libya: Message From Aisha Qadhafi
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 16:06
‘I carry the blood of a heroic father in my veins and I have never known the idea of surrender’

Al-Qaida ‘obtained weapons stockpile’
Morning Star Yesterday at 16:38
Brussels confirmed on Monday that al-Qaida’s north African affiliate AQIM has obtained of a stockpile of weapons in Libya, including surface-to-air missiles that pose a threat to air travellers.

Bani Walid holds out as rebel forces muster
Morning Star Yesterday at 16:38
Libyan rebels continued to press militants in the besieged town of Bani Walid today to lay down their arms and submit to the new Nato-backed regime.

Victor Nieto, “United Nations — Empire’s Lapdog” (Cartoon) Yesterday at 17:06
Cf. ‘Libya, Africa, and the New World Order: An Open Letter to the Peoples of Africa and the World from Concerned Africans’ (MRZine, 27 August 2011).

Media Manipulation of 9/11 Truth
The Greanville Post Yesterday at 18:44
By Stephen Lendman
An earlier article explained that when America goes to war, managed news follows, spreading rumors, half-truths, misinformation, and willful deception about targeted nations, regimes, leaders, and other enemies, whether despots of democrats. 

VIDEO: Would Niger take in Col Gaddafi?
BBC News Yesterday at 19:39
A large, heavily armed convoy of vehicles carrying cash and gold has crossed Libya’s southern border into neighbouring Niger.

NYT’s Misleading Rendition of the Reason for Rendition
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting Yesterday at 19:51 Peter Hart
Documents discovered in Libya suggest a close relationship between the Libyan government and the CIA. The New York Times described it this way on September 3:

Destabilization and the Confiscation of Assets: After Libya: Is Venezuela Next?
Venezuela AnalysisYesterday at 20:36
Nil Nikandrov, Global Research
The Libyan rebels’ August 23 attack on the Venezuelan embassy and compound in Tripoli went largely unreported and Latin American commentators read it as a message to Chavez supposed to threaten him with being the next blacklisted leader after the ousted Gadhafi.

Prabir Purkayastha, “The Neocolonization of Libya: Interview with Aijaz Ahmad” Yesterday at 20:50
Aijaz Ahmad: . . . Europeans, and Italians in particular, are celebrating their 100th anniversary of their first aerial bombing ever done in the world. The Italians bombed in Libya in 1911.

Medvedev in Ulan-Ude and denuclearization of Korean peninsula
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 21:49
The recent visit of Kim Jong-il to Russia and his brief meeting with President Dmitri Medvedev in Ulan-Ude continue to stir interest in political circles… Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Pyongyang’s nuclear program, however it may affect the global non-proliferation regime, has been the only guarantee that North Korea won’t repeat the fate of many states, starting from Yugoslavia and ending with Libya which were chosen by West as targets…

VIDEO: Global Policeman: NATO Uses Libya To Match, Surpass and Supplant UN Yesterday at 22:20
For more details, please click on the link to read the article.

VIDEO: Megrahi release was ‘over BP oil deal?’
BBC News Yesterday at 23:21
The former Libyan foreign minister has claimed that the release of Abdul Baset Ali Al Megrahi two years ago was discussed with the British government and linked to a big contract for the oil company BP.

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