"We came, we saw…he died" boasted a beaming Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, speaking of the 2011 western overthrow of Libya's leader Muammar Khadaffi.
He supported pan-Africanism, a United States of Africa free from imperial domination. He wanted Libyans sharing in the country's oil wealth, a notion foreign to America and other Western powers. ++++
If peace and national unity in Libya seem remote five years after the fall of the Qadhafi regime, western powers and the international community bear much of the responsibility.
Exclusive: Western leaders are plotting to bomb another Mideast nation, this time Syria, citing "humanitarianism." But similar claims in Iraq and Libya were deceptive and ended up killing far more people than were "saved," says Robert Parry.
Gaddafi agreed to hold free elections, but Clinton's refusal led to ISIS takeover, thousands of deaths, international migrant crisis
Exclusive: The mainstream U.S. media has largely ignored a U.K. report on the West's lies used to justify the Libyan "regime change," all the better to protect the ongoing falsehoods used in Syria, as James W Carden explains.
"Shit Show" … Spread Terrorism. Parliamentary Report Confirms What the Alternative Media Has Been Saying for Years. The UK Parliament just confirmed what the alternative media has been saying for years. Specifically, a new report from the bipa
By now anyone who cares to do any reading on the topic knows Christopher Stevens was serving more as an Obama-authorized illegal arms dealer than a regular "ambassador" to Libya when our consulate in Bengazi was attacked on Sept. 11, 2012, result
Joint Statement: West Will Stop 'Illicit' Exports
Petroleum Facilities Guard Unable to Hold Off Army
SuperCobras Deployed Within Past Few Days
Less Than Two Weeks Into US Strikes, Their Ally Is In Dire Straits
Officials: Troops Operating Out of Base on City's Outskirts
As the U.S. military ramps up its military role in Libya, President Barack Obama is preparing to meet with Thursday with top military and national security advisors to discuss the fight against Islamic State.
Libya War escalates...
The news of the release from a Libyan prison in Zintan of Saif Al Islam Gaddafi, heir apparent to his late father, is surprising to many outsiders but it nothing to what may come next - a return in some form to power.
In retrospect, Obama's intervention in Libya was an abject failure, judged even by its own standards. Libya has not only failed to evolve into a democracy; it has devolved into a failed state.
U.S. military upping anti-ISIS activity in Libya … The Pentagon is slightly expanding its efforts to counter ISIS activity in Libya, sending in small teams of troops to try to establish relationships with groups that may be able to form a new nati
'Fewer Than 25' Ground Troops at Each Base
Interventionists always assume that a country is better off because of outside intervention than it would be without it, but I'm not sure why anyone not already committed to believing that would agree.
Rival Tobruk Govt Had Also Spurned Unity Body
President Barack Obama said five years after the U.S. intervened in Libya to topple then-dictator Moammar Qaddafi and prevent a bloody civil war that the plan pushed by advisers including Hillary Clinton "didn't work" and Libya is now "a mess
"We came, we saw, he died," exclaimed an ebullient Hillary Clinton, as she exulted over the horrific death of Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi, who was sodomized with a bayonet before being brutally murdered by rampaging militiamen.