The UN Security Council passed Resolution 1973 on Libya slapping new sanctions on the country and reinforcing the ones it endures due to Resolution 1970 dated February 26. The truth is that the new Resolution erodes the international law to the point of virtually killing it. First, it demands a […]
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy. Ernest Benn The global process initiated by the United States to protect its “national interests,” strengthen its dominant position and further spread its influence, and, as such, […]
The statement made by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen that the alliance is not going to launch an operation in Libya without UN blessing grabbed the headlines. Rasmussen did voice extreme concern over the situation in the country and expressed the view that the steps taken by Gadhafi’s regime […]
These events in Lybia of March 2011 have disclosed a hidden link between ‘Islamic radicals’ and global elites.
According to statements made in Washington, the idea of a military intervention in Libya is being discussed. A NATO strike group with American and British troops at its heart is already drawing close to the shores of that country. The US representative to the UN Susan Rice is openly saying […]
It would obviously be problematic to transfer power in Libya as it was done in Egypt. Therefore, the country can expect to take either the hard “Iraq” or soft “Sudan” option. In either case, however, there will be far-reaching consequences for the entire continent. Virtual Islamists and the “Egyptian” option […]
An act of self-immolation by a Tunisian street vendor in protest of the confiscation of his wares by municipal officials in December was covered in the media as the catalyst for mass riots in Tunisia, which later spread to Egypt, Yemen, Iran, Algeria, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Djibouti, Morocco. Poor […]