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Amnesty International was a long standing critic of the Qaddafi regimes' human rights record and last April they wrote about his siege of Misrata: "The scale of the relentless attacks that we have ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Feb 18, 2012 at 08:16 AM PST with 3 Recommends
It's been a long road from the Halls of Montezuma outskirts of Benghazi for the rebel forces in Libya. But amidst reports ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Aug 19, 2011 at 11:15 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Dima Khatib , a Syrian-born Palestinian journalist, wrote today , July 24, ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Jul 24, 2011 at 02:13 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The Bread Queue in Janzour posted to ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 01:26 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
A bunch of Anglo-Libyans have launched a radio station, TributeFM (also available on-line ). They just had a live caller on from Tripoli. Some quotes culled ...
by Athenian
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed May 11, 2011 at 05:25 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Tripoli, Libya. The sound of jets flying high above comes through the open window. Boom , boom , boom . Everyone rushes to their balconies, trying to ...
by Athenian
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon May 09, 2011 at 05:35 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Certain people on the left think they can dismiss all the evidence that Mummar Gaddafi is guilty of using massive violence against his people by the use of the term "demonization" and by reference ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat May 07, 2011 at 08:39 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I wrote this yesterday in as part of an email exchange with a Gaddafi supporter. Then I thought; that was a pretty good critique of the Boston Globe article XX sent me; what else can I do with it?
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 03, 2011 at 08:49 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
This is a first in a semi-regular, perhaps extremely sporadic and certainly not comprehensive round-up of news and analysis related to American wars, Empire, imperialism, the National Security State,
by david mizner
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Apr 25, 2011 at 02:14 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Moammar Ghadafy's thugs have lifted their siege of Misrata and fled the city, according to reports out today. Two ...
by quaoar
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Apr 23, 2011 at 07:17 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Professor Juan Cole, Middle East specialist at the University of Michigan, today lists the [Top Ten Accomplishments of the UN No-Fly Zone http://www.juancole.com/2011/03/top-ten-accomplishments-of-...
by ybruti
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Mar 24, 2011 at 11:36 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
The people of Eastern Libya have formed an interim government in Benghazi. The former Libyan Justice minister Mustafa Mohamed Abdel Jalil will head the government. The former Libyan Justice ...
by nklein
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Feb 27, 2011 at 06:03 AM PST with 10 Recommends