Tag: Libya

Libya’s Great Man-Made River

NATO war on Libya was long-planned. All military interventions require months of preparation, including: — strategy and conflict objectives; — enlisting coalition partners; — selecting targets; — promoting political and public support; — deploying troops; — in Libya, recruiting, funding, and arming so-called rebels; and — post-conflict imperial plans. Washington […]

Gaddafi: ‘We Will Live Free Or Die’

On April 29, one day before Muammar Gaddafi lost his youngest son Saif al-Arab and three grandchildren (two-years-old Carthage, 18-months-old Saif Mohamed and 6-months-old Mastura) under NATO night attack, he delivered a speech on Libyan national TV. He permitted few sharp words towards Italian leaders, the words, which being snatched […]

Gaddafi and the West’s Cynicism

The passing of the UN Security Council Resolution 1973 was an act of utmost cynicism. Instead of preserving peace, the UN Security Council – not for the first time over the past years, by the way, blessed international banditry, the pillage of national assets by Western corporations and banks, the […]

Muammar Gaddafi And Sober Media

“The first casualty of war is the truth” said American Senator Hiram Johnson. “In time of war, when truth is so precious, it must be attended by a bodyguard of lies” – Winston Churchill. If nothing else the world’s media have proved those two aphorisms in spades as the coverage […]

Open Letter to President Gaddafi

Yesterday ORIENTAL REVIEW received a fundamental exclusive comment on Mu’ummar Qaddafi’s Recollections of My Life from Mr. Iqbal Alimohamed, the former senior UN official who served as the UNHCR Regional Representative in Malaysia, Japan, Australia and the Sudan. We believe this very important document deserves special attention and our journal […]