Maybe the message to the world’s despots is, there’s no honor among western politicians when it comes to bombing for poll numbers.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday April 9, 2012 1:35 pm|
The Guardian highlights the rendition and torture of a Libyan militant, who led the fight against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and his pregnant wife. Part 1 highlighted details surrounding the rendition of Abdel Hakim Belhaj and his pregnant wife, Fatima Bouchar. Now, Part 2 focuses on how the US could potentially interfere with their attempt to bring British intelligence agents to justice and expose the CIA’s role.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday April 9, 2012 12:15 pm|
A new report published by the United Kingdom-based news organization The Guardian highlights the rendition and torture of a Libyan militant, who led the fight against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and his pregnant wife. This is part I, covering the couple’s capture, mistreatment and rendition by US and UK personnel.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday August 30, 2011 11:25 am|
Unnamed sources and materials discovered in Tripoli, where the regime’s spies monitored telecommunications, show Amesys, a unit of the French company Bull SA, assisted in the spying. Sources and materials also indicate Chinese company ZTE Corp provided equipment to Gaddafi.
|By: Attaturk Tuesday August 23, 2011 1:30 am|
Here’s a real surprise, situation in Libya isn’t as clear as previously reported.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday August 22, 2011 3:30 pm|
Throughout the Libya war, there has been quite a bit of skepticism about who the rebels being armed were exactly and whether they could govern Libya after Gaddafi was defeated. A political body to represent the rebels, the National Transitional Council (NTC), began to solidify early in the conflict. Its leader, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, has been chairman of the NTC since February. Jalil was Libya’s justice minister, who was sent to deal with the uprising in Benghazi when it began. Jalil “quit in protest” after witnessing the “excessive use of violence against unarmed protesters.”
|By: Attaturk Thursday July 21, 2011 1:30 am|
Someday one of our wars is going to end…as long as there’s a negligible accomplishment.
|By: Attaturk Wednesday June 8, 2011 1:30 am|
Our nation’s usual military policy of overkill, once again seems to reach the point of tragic farce.
|By: Attaturk Friday May 27, 2011 1:30 am|
The manner in which we justify bombing “bad people” as we define them does seem to get ever more circular in its logic.