Libya: When civil-societyism fronts for barbarism

Libya: When civil-societyism fronts for barbarism

By Patrick Bond   If Muammar Gaddafi’s wicked son Saif is to be believed, we will soon be witnessing “rivers of blood” in Benghazi, Libya to shame even the Middle East’s most murderous tyrants, worse even than Israel’s massacre of 1400 Gaza residents two years ago and...
The new scramble for Africa | by Conn Hallinan

The new scramble for Africa | by Conn Hallinan

Are we witnessing a new “scramble for Africa?” Conn Hallinan presents his view of the current resource scramble for oil and other energy sources led by the United States, linking it to the war in Libya, rivalry with China and the African Contingency...

Libya: The West’s new client? | by Simon Assaf

The uprising in Libya was inspired by the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt. But the intervention of Nato forces changed the situation dramatically. Simon Assaf asks if Libya is now destined to become a client state of Western powers or whether its revolution could...