Month: April 2011

Libya: Distractions and Diversions

“This is pure hypocrisy and demagogy, they are already giving weapons to the rebels, and not only that: they are interfering in the struggle of the Libyan people,” he said, adding that “this action is against international law and the United Nations Charter.”– Miguel D’Escoto One thing should surely be […]

A New Protest Movement in Afghanistan

The events of April 1-2, 2011 in Afghanistan suggest that new trends are emerging in Afghan society. We believe they will grew stronger in the near future and influence the formation of a new Afghan political reality. New active protest movements are making themselves heard, and official Kabul has so […]

Sarkozy’s Libyan Odyssey

A Parisian dove French President Nicolas Sarkozy never tires of repeating that it should be the Libyans themselves who decide Moammar Gadhafi’s political fate in Libya, not the international coalition. “Libya’s future and Libya’s political choice, including what they decide to do with Gadhafi and his fanatics, are a problem […]

Post-Gaddafian Africa (II)

Part 1 In the middle of 90s Colonel Gaddafi decided to give up his venturesome-terrorist policy at the African continent and became one of the African Union architects — this Euro-Union-like organization including an entire Africa. On the 9th of September, 1999 African leaders adopted the declaration on creation of […]