Sunday, 27 October 2013

Libya on the Brink of Collapse Two Years After "Liberation"


The US-led NATO intervention in Libya ended two years ago with the death of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi. Since then, Libya has seen increased violence and turmoil.
David Swanson, journalist and author of "War Is a Lie," says that the average person in Libya is worse off than they were before the international community involved itself in the country's civil war
.



US interventions are almost never for humanitarian purposes. That claim is merely cover for strategic goals. The US does not intervene against the dictatorships in Bahrain or Yemen when they kill or torture people protesting for democratic principles.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 27th, 2013.]

No comments: