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An Interview with Fulvio Grimaldi on Libya – “Bloody Spring” revelations?

For those interested in reading another side to what has been happening in Libya I would suggest going to the link below. If Fulvio Grimaldi, an Italian Journalist with years of experience as a war correspondent is even approximately correct … Continue reading

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Dick Cheney’s Bad Memory on Torture

Although we are used to cynical politicians distorting the truth and deliberately misleading the public, ex Vice President Dick Cheney’s pre-9-11 anniversary speech about the US use of torture was notable for what appears jaw-dropping effrontery. According to Cheney as … Continue reading

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The Arab Spring – Part 2

The signs for fresh green growth as a consequence of the much vaunted Arab Spring are slow in arriving. In Egypt, the economy already battered by the revolution may have lost 1.7 billion $US according to Egypt’s Central Agency for … Continue reading

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The Dissent Multipliers

CURRENT DISSENT MULTIPLIERS The optimistically named “Arab Spring” whereby a number of the Arab countries are allegedly reclaiming their democratic and religious freedoms, removing corrupt dictatorship and setting up much more equitable distribution of resources and opportunities and shrugging off … Continue reading

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IS OBAMA RIGHT ABOUT LIBYA?

As it looks to me on 28 March: As I understand it the US dilemma in Libya has been as follows. Gaddafi (aka Qadhafi) was a ruthless dictator who had been in power for many years. He used his power to control … Continue reading

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CHARLES REED ON OPERATION ODYSSEY

Charles Reed, Foreign Policy adviser to the Church of England raises some important issues and makes the following comments about Operation Odyssey in Libya Quote:…….  Two weeks on from the start of Operation Odyssey we still lack clarity as … Continue reading

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WHY THE WEST WON’T DO MORE IN LIBYA

Lord Palmerston’s often quoted dictum about there being no friends in international politics, only interests, appears about to come true yet again. This time it is Libya. It is a sad fact that powerful nations show scant regard for any … Continue reading

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