Libya Newslinks 28-30 October 2011

30 October 2011 —

30 October 2011
The Role of Qatari Troops in the so-called Libyan Revolution
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Today at 06:01
Sarkozy with the Emir of Qatar: friends of convenience

Libyan Freedom Fighters vow to fight on against NATO and its rebels
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Today at 04:01
Tribal elders: ‘The reaction will be very strong; we will fight to the death.’

29 October 2011
Halloween Prayer for Libya, Al-Aqsa and End to War

Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts )Yesterday at 23:01
A call to light a candle in prayer to stop the worldwide aggression.

Killing Gaddafi: Longstanding US Policy
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 21:01
Mathaba Analyst Stephen Lendman takes a further look at the history of aggression and attempts against Libya and the Leader of the World Revolution, Muammar Qaddafi

16 Things Libya Will Never See Under NATO-Rebel Regime
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 17:01
Muammar Gaddafi transformed Libya from the poorest country in the world to the most prosperous country of Africa, more prosperous than Brazil, Russia and Saudi Arabia.

Help us to save the life of Dr. Abuzaid Omar Dorda
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 15:01
Help us to save the life of Dr. Abuzaid Omar Dorda
Dr. Abuzaid Omar Dorda, senior Libyan official, former UN ambassador, is currently being held and tortured by NTC members

Documents reveal how UK backed Gaddafi’s repression
World Socialist Web Site Yesterday at 14:32
Documents found in the abandoned residence of the British ambassador in Tripoli reveal the extent of the British government’s intimate relationships with the former Gaddafi government in Libya.

Why Libya Was Attacked
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 09:01
A revolutionary leader, Gaddafi was a visionary. He wanted Libya’s society based on equity, justice and fair distribution of wealth.

The Libyan War did not take place
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Yesterday at 07:01
The media and politicians have done all within their power to convince us that the Libyan situation is a civil war and a popular uprising.

NATO will stop bombing Libya but won’t leave
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 06:43

Gaddafi son says he is innocent
BBC News Yesterday at 05:23
Slain Libya leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saif al-Islam, says he is innocent of crimes against humanity, an international prosecutor says.

28 October 2011
Sen. McCain’s Libyan Two-Step 28/10/2011 at 22:52
John McCain cheered the brutal slaying of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, but the Arizona senator was singing a different tune last decade when Gaddafi was an ally in the ‘war on terror.’ Then, McCain was eager to help Gaddafi strengthen his security apparatus, reports Morgan Strong. By Morgan Strong A delegation of U.S. senators, led by John McCain, visited Libya in early October to pledge American support for the new government, to praise the revolution, and perhaps most…

Fidel: the Libya mugging by NATO
The Greanville Post 28/10/2011 at 21:59
War Trophies
NATO: the Brutal Alliance 

The Nonconspiratorial Worldview of Michael Gordon
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting 28/10/2011 at 20:54
In Wednesday’s New York Times (10/26/11), Michael Gordon wrote a piece headlined ‘Papers From Iraqi Archive Reveal Conspiratorial Mind-Set of Hussein,’ about some Iraqi archives that give an inside-the-bubble picture of Saddam Hussein’s rule.

UK military starting Libya return
BBC News 28/10/2011 at 20:47
British military personnel are starting to return home from their Libyan mission after receiving congratulations from the defence secretary for a ‘job well done’.

Towards Meltdown: political realities in an era of economic collapse
Socialist Resistance 28/10/2011 at 19:10
Events in the last year have provided some definitive answers to debates in the left about the nature of the crisis and the future of Neoliberalism writes Phil Hearse.

‘Libya has chance for new hopeful future’ 28/10/2011 at 18:27
The influence of Gaddafi’s death on the situation in Libya was discussed this week among Moscow-based expats.

How The West Won Libya
The Greanville Post 28/10/2011 at 17:38
By Pepe Escobar
Just as in Iraq, the West went into Libya at gunpoint and under cover of subterfuge, to rob that nation of its riches, and to turn it into an strategic asset.  Revulsion at this naked display of lawlessness and hypocrisy is what every right thinking citizen should be feeling in these so-called democracies. 

Biggest success? NATO proud of Libya op which killed thousands 28/10/2011 at 17:14
With Gaddafi dead and its ‘military job now done,’ NATO has declared its campaign in Libya one of the ‘most successful in NATO history.’ However, untold casualties and a country devastated by war call into question the…

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