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  •  Can't help but think that Libya will continue to (0+ / 0-)

    get negative coverage from US and other imperialists unless our corporations can get their hands on Libya's oil. It will be like Iran. We'll support a regime change until that new regime doesn't reward us with control over their dearest natural resource. Then we'll spend an eternity demonizing them to justify an invasion.

    May the Libyans maintain their autonomy and develop the country of their own choosing.

    Luckily, they do have oil. If they don't give control of it away, it will be hard for us to successfully bully them, because they won't need us.

    Please remember to Witness Revolution. It means so much to them that we pay attention.

    by UnaSpenser on Tue Apr 03, 2012 at 01:26:11 PM PDT

    •  Yes, there's been a lot of talk that Russia & (0+ / 0-)

      China won't agree to any military option on Syria because they feel burnt on how Libya turned out- they lost their client.

      I also think NATO is not so hot to intervene in Syria because they're not happy with the way Libya turned our. - they didn't get the client they expected.

      Remember history, Clay Claiborne, Director Vietnam: American Holocaust - narrated by Martin Sheen

      by Clay Claiborne on Tue Apr 03, 2012 at 01:54:46 PM PDT

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      •  Not happy? (0+ / 0-)

        Is there some problem in the US-Libya relationship I'm not aware of?  So far I haven't heard of any problems and the new government has been getting along with us quite well.

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