Libya Newslinks 14-15 September 2011

15 September 2011 —

15 September 2011

NATO’s client regime in Libya confronts divisions as military offensives stall
World Socialist Web Site Today at 14:07
The fragility of the new regime in Tripoli was underscored by its announcement yesterday that it would remain in Benghazi until after the seizure of the remaining pro-Gaddafi strongholds.

Conn Hallinan, “The New Scramble for Africa” Today at 14:06
Is current U.S. foreign policy in Africa following a blueprint drawn up almost eight years ago by the right-wing Heritage Foundation, one of the most conservative think tanks in the world? . . . The Libya war seems almost straight off Heritage’s drawing board.

Libya: If democracy is the keyword used to justify the destruction of human lives and property, then God help us all!
GlobalResearch.caToday at 12:44
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Death for Libyans; billions for the West
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Today at 12:01
West’s intervention in Libya is not only about oil, its also about: arms, gas, water, counter-terrorism and reconstruction contracts.

The Tripoli Military Council is Designated as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Today at 04:01
NATO, supporting a US listed Terror organization in Libya. Photo: known terrorist Abdelhakim Belhadi placed into power in Tripoli by NATO

Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: September 15, 2011

Stop NATO Today at 03:20

NATO Planning New Terrorist Atrocity in Libya
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Today at 06:01
NATO Planning New Terrorist Atrocity in Libya
Already actively supporting terrorists listed on the U.S. government web sites such as the military commander installed by NATO in Tripoli, the U.S.-led NATO is now planning another terrorist atrocity in Libya according to reports received at a Russian web site

In and Around Libya
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 06:46
The sliding of the civil war in Libya into a new phase tilted considerably the balance of forces in the country. Some of Gadhafi’s supporters continue to mount stiff resistance in Bani Walid, Siret, and Sabha and at least so far manage to keep attackers out of the strongholds… In other parts of Libya, the pro-Gadhafi resistance seems to be waning as his loyalists are retreating towards the porous border with Niger… The ousted Libyan leader may be able to start drawing financial and other support from the Arab and African worlds’ influential forces which perceive the conflict in Libya as a Western aggression…

Nato chiefs visit Libya for talks
BBC News Today at 07:47
Senior Nato leaders including French President Nicolas Sarkozy are expected in Libya for their first talks since Col Muammar Gaddafi was ousted.

Russian envoy predicts UN ground forces in Libya Today at 08:48
A failure to properly implement UN resolution 1973 aimed at protecting civilians in Libya crystallized into a full-scale civil war and foreign invasion, argues Russia’s UN ambassador, Vitaly Churkin. He says only the UN…

14 September 2011

Gaddafi’s Libya ‘threatened Africa’s subordinate role’ Yesterday at 23:25
With Libya’s transitional leadership saying they awaite state visits by British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, some analysts are warning that Africa may yet face echoes of its…

Libya Intensifies Resistance to U.S. and NATO-led Occupation Today at 20:57
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Libya wants help battling Gaddafi
BBC News Today at 19:59
Libya’s interim authority chief appeals for international help and weapons to capture the remaining strongholds loyal to Col Gaddafi.

Fauntroy’s Libya Massacres Story: No Time for Teasing
Black Agenda Radio CommentariesToday at 19:51
A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford
Rev. Walter Fauntroy has so far failed to follow up on his abbreviated tale of witnessing European special forces troops on an orgy of massacres and beheadings in Libya. The former DC congressional delegate’s story loses credibility with each day that he withholds further information. ‘It is mind-boggling to imagine why the French and the Danes would need to commit on-the-ground atrocities of their own, when they have at their disposal thousands of bloodthirsty Arab jihadis who have no problem doing their own massacres.’

Delegates back troops pullout
Morning Star Today at 17:36
The Unite union led a successful motion today calling for Britain to pull out of Afghanistan and Libya.

VIDEO: What Really Happened in Libya? Today at 17:08
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Interim Libyan leader pleads for unity as tensions rise between factions
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 16:16

US ‘encouraged by Libya command’
BBC News Today at 15:38
Washington is encouraged by the increasing control Libya’s interim rulers are exercising over security forces in Libya, says a senior envoy.

Italy moves to secure its share of the booty in Libya
World Socialist Web Site Today at 14:12
Italian business and political circles take for granted their right to decide on the future of the oil and gas wealth of the country’s former colony, Libya.

Libyan to go to UK torture inquiry
BBC News Today at 13:38
A Libyan man who accuses Britain’s MI6 of arranging to send him home to be tortured says he will give evidence at an inquiry in London.

Mahmood Mamdani on Libya, an African Union in “Crisis” & the Outlook for South Sudan
Democracy Now! Today at 13:25
As the African Union meets today, Columbia University Professor and Africa scholar Mahmood Mamdani joins us to give his take on the regional and global implications of NATO’s intervention in Libya, which he says threatens to increase the militarization of the African continent.

After Gaddafi’s Fall, A Revitalized Libya Tackles Militarization, Reconciliation & NATO’s Presence
Democracy Now! Today at 13:12
As Libya’s former rebels begin to govern the country after the ouster of longtime leader Col. Muammar Gaddafi, we look at those who remain.

Rejoice: The true beneficiaries of Libya’s revolution
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Today at 13:01
Rejoice: The true beneficiaries of Libya’s revolution
”Humanitarian” victory: NATO bombs civilians for ”protection”

Chavez offers unwavering support for Moammar Gadhafi
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Today at 10:01
Chavez offers unwavering support for Moammar Gadhafi
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez shows Libya’s Leader Muammar Gaddafi a replica of Venezuelan Independence hero Simon Bolivar’s sword after giving it as a gift to Gaddafi (2008).

Mahdi Nazemroaya on The War Crimes in Libya
Dandelion Salad Today at 09:27d
Dandelion Salad GlobalResearchTV on Sep 13, 2011 This week GRTV talks to Mahdi Nazemroaya, a research associate of the Center for Research in Globalization who spent two months in Libya before escaping after the rebel siege of Tripoli.

US backing for Arab Spring bearing ‘strange fruit’ Today at 07:18
The US has strongly backed the Libyan opposition and is now enthusiastic in its condemnation of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad. But could America’s decision to take sides bring some unexpected – and unwanted -…

Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: September 14, 2011
Stop NATO Today at 02:44

Surrendering Liberties After 9/11
Consortiumnews.comToday at 02:33
After the 9/11 attacks, many Americans were ready to surrender constitutional liberties for an extra measure of security – and the Bush administration was more than willing to accept that deal. But the Independent Institute’s Ivan Eland says the trade-offs haven’t changed much under President Barack Obama. By Ivan Eland Documents found in the files of Muammar Gaddafi’s intelligence services in Libya, which indicated that the now overthrown dictator cooperated closely with U.S. rendition…

Gaddafi son ‘in capital of Niger’
BBC News Today at 02:29
Niger says that Saadi Gaddafi, one of the sons of fugitive Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, has arrived in the capital, Niamey.

NATO’s “Victory” in Libya Today at 02:25
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