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Some articles on Libyan events

August 24, 2011

Libya Oil Map...


Welcome To Libya’s Democracy by Pepe Escobar

Too Soon To Declare Victory In Libya by Phyllis Bennis

As Libya’s Oil Comes On Line, Opportunities Abound

The Scramble for Access to Libya’s Oil Wealth Begins …NY Times

Sweet and Lowdown: A Crude Analysis of the Libyan Liberation by Chris Floyd

Libya Now Needs Boots on the Ground by Richard Haas (of the Council on Foreign Affairs).

EU, NATO set for major role in Libya..Wall Street Journal

Western Powers Fighting for Oil Like `A Bunch of Piranhas…RT (Russian news service)

Note: At the request of a number of websites, I’ll be writing about the events in Libya myself soon. As usual, although I am not a fan of Mohammar Khadaffi, my take is more critical of events than what is appearing in the mainstream media. But I want to wait a few days until the dust clears. In general, I’d simply say that the rebels are `less than they appear’ and the U.S. involvement deeper than it seems. In some ways the events parallel the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, in other ways they are unique. Those who say what is happening is `not about oil’ (also said about Iraq early on after the March 2003 invasion) are either cynical or need their heads examined… more later. Meanwhile, you can blow up accompanying map and get a better picture of Libyan oil and gas wells and pipe lines, not a bad way to begin the study of the place.

5 Comments leave one →
  1. August 24, 2011 9:05 am

    what democracy … ??? u.s … Israel …. style..?? EU…?? for Libya ..tunisia .. Algeria.. Egypt.. maroc .. Syria … Sudan etc….!! ha ho the Pandora box…. ! LE BOOMERANG …! HOPE YOU GET GET MY MESSAGE!

  2. August 24, 2011 9:24 am

    ben…you might try reading the articles…cheers, rob p.

    • August 25, 2011 10:30 am

      thank you .. but please… let me know… who are the worse criminals… against poor civilians ..around ..the world..!! bombing.. killing… torturing …..etc .the list is long…in the name.. of the new world…!! see …. ! observe … ..i am only a poor ignorant … but i see.. be aware of china,, and Russia .. they also want there share…… need details ??

  3. August 25, 2011 10:54 am

    please read between the lines you shall know that i agree with you ! thanks… ha ho Ben Loki the Sahara man …good bless……………………….

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