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Seven Years after NATO Overthrew Gaddafi in Libya, Western-Backed Gov Begs for Another Intervention

    Seven Years after NATO Overthrew Gaddafi in Libya, Western-Backed Gov Begs for Another Intervention

TRIPOLI, LIBYA — A month of violent in-fighting in Libya’s capital has prompted the “official” government of Libya to call for UN intervention, just seven years after the 2011 NATO intervention laid waste to the country and plunged it into a state of chaos from which it has never recovered. In late August, the Libyan…

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Despite US Support for “Official” Gov of Libya, Competing Gov Led by CIA Asset Benefits from Chaos in Tripoli

    Despite US Support for “Official” Gov of Libya, Competing Gov Led by CIA Asset Benefits from Chaos in Tripoli

TRIPOLI, LIBYA — The UN-recognized government of Libya — officially known as the Government of National Accord (GNA) — could be in its final days, as recent in-fighting within the GNA has dramatically escalated since it began last week, plunging the country’s capital into chaos. On Saturday, over 20 rockets targeting residential areas rained down on…

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Are the US and Israel Behind the Fresh Chaos in Libya’s Capital?

    Are the US and Israel Behind the Fresh Chaos in Libya’s Capital?

TRIPOLI, LIBYA – As the week began, Tripoli reverted to a state of chaos as armed cadres representing rival factions vie for control of the Libyan capital. Since Monday, local media has reported that five have been killed and 27 wounded in the city, prompting the country’s health ministry to declare a state of emergency.…

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As Post-Colonial Migrants Cross the Mediterranean, Europe Says “Go Home” in Every Language

    As Post-Colonial Migrants Cross the Mediterranean, Europe Says “Go Home” in Every Language

MALTA — (Report) The standoff in June between Malta and Italy over the fate of over 600 migrants on board the Aquarius — a rescue boat operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) — made headline news for the wrong reasons. As both countries prioritized populist rhetoric, with Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and Maltese Prime…

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Will Bolton Cost Trump His Nobel? Powerful Interests Lined Up Against Korean Peace

  Will Bolton Cost Trump His Nobel? Powerful Interests Lined Up Against Korean Peace

WASHINGTON – Seemingly discontent with the progress made towards peace on the Korean peninsula, John Bolton, Donald Trump’s new national security adviser, asserted that the United States is currently using the “Libya model” in guiding the denuclearization of North Korea – a model that eventually led to the destruction of the North African country and…

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Calculating the Millions-High Death Toll of America’s Post-9/11 Wars

  Calculating the Millions-High Death Toll of America’s Post-9/11 Wars

In the first two parts of this report, I have estimated that about 2.4 million people have been killed as a result of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, while about 1.2 million have been killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan as a result of the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan.  In the third and final part of this report, I will…

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Was Nicolas Sarkozy’s Role in Taking Out Gaddafi More Personal than Geopolitical?

  Was Nicolas Sarkozy’s Role in Taking Out Gaddafi More Personal than Geopolitical?

PARIS – Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was arrested Tuesday and indicted last night on charges related to the illegal funding of his successful 2007 campaign for president. The investigation, which began nearly five years ago, has focused on illegal campaign contributions Sarkozy’s campaign received from Muammar Gaddafi, the former leader of Libya, who was brutally…

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Gaddafi’s Son Hopes to “Restore the National State and Sovereignty” in Libya

  Gaddafi’s Son Hopes to “Restore the National State and Sovereignty” in Libya

TRIPOLI, LIBYA — Seven years after NATO-backed rebels deposed Libya’s leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, the late leader’s son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, is reportedly readying himself for a return to the North African country’s political scene in a bid to unite the divided nation. Saif, who is 45 years old, intends to run in the country’s…

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The USA are going to invade Libya again

  The USA are going to invade Libya again

The USA are going to invade Libya again. This is motivated by the risk from so-called ISIS. According to The

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Is it possible for Lybia to ask for Russian help to fight against ISIS?

  Is it possible for Lybia to ask for Russian help to fight against ISIS?

By Anastasia Promskaya The foreign minister of the Tripoli government Ali Abu Zaakuka announced that Lybia could need help of

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