Libya Newslinks 23 August 2011
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 11:39 AM PDT
23 August 2011 — williambowles.info Where’s Kadafi? Rumors of his whereabouts preoccupy Libya Los Angeles Times By Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times He has exasperated the world for decades and, now, amid gun battles and artillery smoke, Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi’s whereabouts are a mystery. The fight for the Libyan capital,Tripoli, seems far from over […]
After Libya, Syria is Next in Line for a NATO Sponsored “Regime Change” By Patrick Henningsen
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 11:16 AM PDT
With globalist restructuring plans for the Middle East and North Africa looking to be nearly complete, one major hurdle remains. After a relatively easy path to victory in Tunisia and Egypt, and with the project to dismantle and re-privatise the Libyan state nearly complete, only Syria remains as the last serious contender for resistance against a globalist effort to dominate the greater region.
Rebels storm Gadaffi base
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 10:27 AM PDT
Fierce fighting erupted across Tripoli today hours after Libyan leader Muammar Gadaffi’s son Saif al-Islam popped up to rally supporters and rubbish rebel claims he had been captured.
BOOTS ON THE GROUND? NATO Prepares ‘Humanitarian’ Occupation Of Libya Thousands of NATO troops on standby By Paul Joseph Watson
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 09:53 AM PDT
Preparing to head off any potential counter-attack by Gaddafi forces, NATO powers are readying a “humanitarian” occupation of Libya with thousands of British and American soldiers, risking the possibility that troops could be sent into yet another quagmire to rival Afghanistan and Iraq.
The Libya Media Hoax: Fabricated Scenes of Jubilation and Euphoria on Green Square By Metro Gael
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 09:50 AM PDT
Surpassing previous mass media fabrications, both in scale and boldness, yesterday morning’s Al Jazeera mise-en-scène will surely go down in history as one of the most cynical hoaxes committed by corporate media since the manipulated pictures of Iraqis topplying Saddam Hussein’s statue after the US invasion in 2003.
NATO Newslinks 23 August 2011
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 07:38 AM PDT
23 August 2011 — williambowles.info Libya: Nato plans final onslaught on Gaddafi’s forces The Guardian British and Nato military commanders are planning what they hope will be a final onslaught on Colonel Gaddafi’s forces to put an end to all resistance from troops loyal to the Libyan leader. Heavy fighting raged around Gaddafi’s Bab al-Aziziya […]
‘Second colonization of Africa underway’ — RT
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 07:35 AM PDT
NATO’s operation in Libya is a perfectly planned political spectacle which marks the beginning of the second colonization of Africa, declared former Belgian Parliament deputy speaker Lode Vanoost.
NATO’S Planned Bloodbath In Tripoli By Stephen Lendman
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 07:27 AM PDT
NATO intends to get the bloodbath it wants through intensified terror bombing and low-level strafing of civilians and nonmilitary sites. No matter that it grossly violates international and constitutional law, what Washington-led member states long ago trashed.
Video: NATO Tries to Control Libyan Revolution
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 06:27 AM PDT
Hamid Dabashi: Neo-liberalism a greater threat to Libya than tribalism or extreme Islam
Fierce fighting continues in Tripoli By Bill Van Auken
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 06:20 AM PDT
Fierce fighting raged into the night in Tripoli Monday, even as leaders of the major Western powers proclaimed the end of the 42-year-old regime of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and maneuvered for position in the scramble for Libya’s oil wealth.
The Truth About the Situation in Libya: Cutting through Government Propaganda and Media Lies By Brian Becker
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 05:53 AM PDT
The troops may be disaffected Libyans but the operation is under the control and direction of NATO commanders and western commando units who serve as ‘advisors.’ Their new weapons and billions in funds come from the U.S. and other NATO powers that froze and seized Libya’s assets in Western banks.
Video: British brains, brawn and bombs bolster Libyan rebels — RT
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 05:06 AM PDT
On Tuesday, British newspapers revealed that the UK not only detached spies and former SAS gurus to train militants, but was also providing them with ammunition for the operation, including night-vision goggles, advanced communication equipment and no less than 1,000 sets of body armor.
“Syria is fine”… or is it? — RT
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 04:25 AM PDT
The UN says more than 2,200 people have been killed in Syria in the six-month-long crackdown on anti-government protesters. And despite growing calls by the Western leaders for Bashar Assad to step down, he says his regime is not in danger.
Syria Newslinks 23 August 2011
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 04:11 AM PDT
23 August 2011 — williambowles.info Syria’s Death Told Reaches Over 2200 People NPR by Michele Kelemen A top UN Human Rights official says the death toll in Syria has climbed to over 2200 people, 350 of whom have been killed since the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. High Commissioner Navi Pillay repeated […]
Welcome to Libya’s ‘democracy’ By Pepe Escobar
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 03:44 AM PDT
The Big Gaddafi has barely left the building – the Bab-al-Aziziyah compound – and the Western vultures are already circling overhead; the scramble is on to seize the ‘big prize’ – Libya’s oil and gas wealth.
Libya: Don’t despair – GET BUSY!
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 03:35 AM PDT
Most of what has been coming through the Total Information Dominance machinery about the situation in Tripoli – and Libya proper – is untrue. The situation there is very bad for the people, that much is true. But not only is the battle not with an indigenous rebellion – it is, rather, with a NATO expeditionary force comprised mainly of Qatari and other troops and irregulars under local Qatari regular command and coordinate with NATO proper.
VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 22 August, 2011: Doctor: Israel using new weapons against Gaza
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 03:06 AM PDT
22 August , 2011 — VTJP News International Middle East Media Center Kadima Opposition Party Demands Massive Military Attack On Gaza IMEMC – Monday August 22, 2011 – 10:09, Officials of the Israeli Kadima opposition party, headed by Tzipi Livni, are currently demanding the Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu to launch a large-scale military offensive […]
Global Research: NATO’s Bloody War of Aggression in Libya Selected Articles
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 02:57 AM PDT
“War propaganda has entered a new phase, involving the coordinated action of satellite TV stations. CNN, France24, the BBC and Al Jazeera have become instruments of disinformation used to demonize governments and justify armed aggressions. These practices are illegal under international law and the impunity of the perpetrators must be stopped.”
Information Clearing House Newsletter 22 August, 2011: Libya – A Media War
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 02:39 AM PDT
22 August 2011 — Information Clearing House The Strange Calm Over Tripoli? By Franklin Lamb Looking over the skyline of Tripoli at 7:30 a.m. 8/22/11 from the 26th floor of the Corinthia Hotel it seems that it’s just about over for the Qaddafi regime. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article28912.htm
Media Wars Mahdi Nazemroaya Reports from Tripoli Video Click to […]
Libya: ‘At least 1,300 people killed in past 24 hours of combat’
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 02:34 AM PDT
A total of 5,000 people were also injured as rebel fighters entered Tripoli in their final push to oust Gaddafi from power, over six months after the conflict began.