The Unmaking of Libya & NATO’s Unabashed Hubris

Western politicians and of course the lying, deceitful, manipulative corporate mainstream media call Libya a “failed state”. A failed state? Who made it a “failed state”? Can we have some academic and journalistic integrity or is that too much to ask in these decrepit times we live in? Libya was the most prosperous and successful …

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Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi

Gaddafi Returns Libya to Trilateral Power

The events in Syria on the eve of the Congress of National Dialogue in Sochi, the war against Russia on the diplomatic front, the operation of the Turkish Army in Kurdish Afrin and the cleaning up of the Jabat al-Nusra detachements, banned in Russia, in Idlib attract more media attention than anything else happening in …

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The Italian Jackboot Is Kicking Africa in the Face

The African Migrant Crisis has triggered an Italian military response in Libya and Niger, the two main transit states en route to the jackboot-shaped European country, and risks embroiling Rome even deeper in the continent’s affairs as it resorts to military means to proactively stem the tidal wave of “Weapons of Mass Migration” crashing onto …

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The Changing Situation in Libya: Haftar Goes on the Offensive

On 18 December, the Supreme Commander of the Libyan Army, Marshal Khalifa Haftar announced the expiration of the Skhirat Agreement on the subject of national reconciliation, signed on 17 Dec 2015 under the auspices of the United Nations. One of its participants was the government of Fayez al-Sarraj, which lacked support from Parliament and the Libyan …

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U.S. Soldiers with Task Force Iron maneuver an M-777 howitzer, so it can be towed into position at Bost Airfield, Afghanistan. Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, U.S. President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring U.S. troops must “fight to win.” He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops will be dispatched to wage America’s longest war. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin T. Updegraff, Operation Resolute Support via AP)

ISIS’ “Diaspora” Brings US New Opportunities for Its Geopolitical Agenda

ISIS’ so-called caliphate is, by all accounts, crumbling in Iraq and Syria as Russia, Syria, Hezbollah and Iraq have all claimed victory over the terror group. While this may mean that the ISIS’ stranglehold over significant portions of territory in these two countries may, in the days to come, be effectively ended, it doesn’t necessarily …

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Putin’s Declaration of Victory in Syria Opens Door for Russian Strikes on ISIS in Libya

When a fortnight ago the Kremlin publicly ordered the Foreign Ministry to negotiate a deal for Russia’s air force to use Egyptian military bases, I conceded I did not know what this was about. I entertained the possibility it was a prelude to Russia’s military involvement in Libya, but then I said I don’t see …

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