Libya

What’s Next for Libya?

First, this conflict is far from over so we’re almost certain to see more causalities as western ground troops flood into the country at the request of the ITNC (Interim Transitional National Council – the Libyan opposition group representing the rebels fighting Moamer Gaddafi). The news from independent journalists and unreported by BBC and ITN, is that the rebels, comprised […]

Britain, Qadafi and the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group

An extract from Secret Affairs on the British plot in the mid-1990s by Mark Curtis While Bin Laden was drafting his declaration of jihad in early 1996, British intelligence was plotting with al-Qaida-associated terrorists in Libya to assassinate Colonel Qadafi. Qadafi had long challenged British interests and Western hegemony in the Middle East and Africa. The revolution that brought him […]

Lockerbie Verdict a Tragedy for Scottish Justice, says Jim Swire

The verdict in the trial that convicted Ali al-Megrahi of the Lockerbie bombing is a tragedy for Scotland and Scottish justice, says Jim Swire – whose daughter Flora was among those killed in the tragedy by Staff Writers (Ekklesia) Dr Swire, who announced that in his 75th year he will be stepping back from campaigning while the Justice for Megrahi […]

BSNews interviews Don DeBar

Begin with the fact that one of Gadhaffi’s first acts after deposing the western puppet King Idris was to evict the US from its only military base on the continent. This act, taken four decades ago, left the US in the position of having to base its AFRICOM force, established in October, 2008, in Stuttgart, Germany, laying bare the nature of this “alliance.”

Going Rogue – War Crimes in Libya

Rapes are now ongoing acts of war in rebel-held cities, like an organised military strategy, according to refugees. Joanna Moriarty, who’s part of a global fact-finding delegation visiting Tripoli this week, also reports that NATO rebels have gone house to house through Misurata, asking families if they support NATO. If the families say no, they are killed on the spot.

The Euro-US War on Libya

Official Lies and Misconceptions of Critics by James Petras and Robin Eastman-Abaya Many critics of the ongoing Euro-US wars in the Middle East and, now, North Africa, have based their arguments on clichés and generalizations devoid of fact.  The most common line heard in regard to the current US-Euro war on Libya is that it’s “all about oil” – the […]