France’s Bling-Bling Sarkozy Haunted by Ghost of Gaddafi By Finian Cunningham

26 March 2018 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is now under formal investigation over corruption charges that could see him end up behind bars for five years if found guilty. After 48 hours of police questioning last week, Sarkozy said the scandal was “making his life hell”. Critics would say it’s a fate deserved.

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Libya: How Many Dirty Western Hands? By Felicity Arbuthnot

1 October, 2012 — Global Research

Oh what a tangled web they weave
When first they practice to invade
A sovereign nation and deceive
The world about their dark crusade.

(Michael Leunig, Poet, Cartoonist, 1945:)

This weekend a detailed article (i) suggested that a: “French secret serviceman, acting on the express orders of the then President Sarkozy, is suspected of ”the murder of Colonel Quaddafi”, on 20th October last year.

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Libya Reprise: Former Mideast Colonial Powers France, Britain Plot Syria Takeover

17 February, 2012 — RT

Friendly advice: France, UK to command ousting of Assad?

Britain and France may send military advisors to teach the Syrian insurgents combat tactics, communication and other skills needed to attack governmental forces. Earlier unconfirmed reports said that British military are already on the ground in the besieged city Homs doing the job. Continue reading

Did the UK just leave the EU? Bilderberg decided six months ago that she’s in forever By Richard Cottrell

21 December 2011 — End the Lie

[I see from my log that this essay, written in 2011, is getting some readership. He didn’t get it right, did he? WB, 25/6/16]

One of the things that one learns from any deep immersion in the affairs of the European Union is the power of theatrics.

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Silence and fear return to the streets of Tripoli — RT

15 September 2011 — RT

A month on from Tripoli’s fall to rebel forces, the leaders of France and Britain are traveling to the city in a show of support for the regime their warplanes helped put in power, while those who backed Colonel Gaddafi remain defiant but fearful.

­On the eve of the visit of French President Nicholas Sarkozy and British PM David Cameron, the head of the National Transitional Council, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, has asked for more weapons to fight pockets of Colonel Gaddafi’s loyalists and remove them from their remaining strongholds.

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Silence and fear return to the streets of Tripoli — RT

15 September 2011 — RT

A month on from Tripoli’s fall to rebel forces, the leaders of France and Britain are traveling to the city in a show of support for the regime their warplanes helped put in power, while those who backed Colonel Gaddafi remain defiant but fearful.

­On the eve of the visit of French President Nicholas Sarkozy and British PM David Cameron, the head of the National Transitional Council, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, has asked for more weapons to fight pockets of Colonel Gaddafi’s loyalists and remove them from their remaining strongholds.

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Sarkozy between a Libyan ‘rock’ and a French ‘hard place’ — RT

8 April 2011 — RT

For a France that was pushing for a military solution in Libya three weeks ago, the possibility of a stalemate looks likely to bring some grand ambitions crashing down, with watchers already questioning the noble sentiments voiced by the country.

­A NATO friendly-fire air strike incident has killed at least five anti-Gaddafi rebel fighters in Libya, while some sources suggest it may have been dozens.

This only adds to the criticism coming from the opposition, who say the Alliance is not doing enough to help them.

‘France wants to get in on the imperial condominium of reconquest of Africa,’ slams author Diana Johnstone.

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Libya : Oil, Banks, the United Nations and America’s Holy Crusade by Felicity Arbuthnot

5 April 2011 — Global Research

“America is not – and never will be – at war with Islam.” (President Barack Hussein Obama, Al-Azar University, Cairo, 4th June 2009.)

crusaders.jpgGeorge W. Bush embarked on the casual snuffing out of uncounted, unique, human lives in majority Muslim populations, chillingly called it a “Crusade.” President Barack Hussein Nobel Obama did not go that far, he left that to the French Minister of the Interior, Claude Gueant who, on 21st March, praised President Nicholas Sarkozy for having: “headed the Crusade …”

For the “change we can believe in” President, reducing another ancient land of eye watering archeological gems, massive oil and water resources and a population of six million – little more than Scotland – it is, reportedly, a “turd sandwich.”

Humanity is not “at the crossroads.” It is on the Cross, scourged, nailed (in all senses) and utterly inconsequential, in face of murdering, marauding, looting Empire.

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Reasons and False Pretexts: Why are They Making War on Libya? By Diana Johnstone

27 March 2011 — Global ResearchCounterpunch – 2011-03-24

Reason Number One: Regime change.

This was announced as the real objective the moment French president Nicolas Sarkozy took the extraordinary step of recognizing the rebels in Benghazi as “the only legitimate representative of the Libyan people”. This recognition was an extraordinary violation of all diplomatic practice and principles. It meant non-recognition of the existing Libyan government and its institutions, which, contrary to the magical notions surrounding the word “dictator”, cannot be reduced to the personality of one strongman. A major European nation, France, swept aside all those institutions to proclaim that an obscure group of rebels in a traditionally rebellious part of Libya constituted the North African nation’s legitimate government.

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Libyan War And Control Of The Mediterranean By Rick Rozoff

25 March 2011 — Stop NATO

A year after assuming the post of president of the French Republic in 2007, and while his nation held the rotating European Union presidency, Nicolas Sarkozy invited the heads of state of the EU’s 27 members and those of 17 non-EU Mediterranean countries to attend a conference in Paris to launch a Mediterranean Union.

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Wikileaks Newslinks for 22 February, 2011

22 February, 2011 — creative-i.info

WikiLeaks: Japan’s New Spy Agency Targets North Korea And China
Culture Clash Daily
Yet yesterday WikiLeaks released a cable issued by the US State Department
acknowledging the existence of an agency with espionage capabilities and
it’s purpose. With tensions mounting between North and South Korea it may
be no surprise that Japan is …
www.cultureclashdaily.com/page1111457.php

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