Tag: NATO

Leaving Afghanistan

Notes on Afghanistan: The Surge to Withdrawal by Vijay Prashad, Counterpunch, January 6, 2012 Kabul sprawls like an injured lion. Its population has increased four-fold to 4.5 million over the past ten years. War refugees, fleeing the countryside for the…

Libyan slaughter – a warning to Africa

If the Libyan war was about saving lives, it was a catastrophic failure NATO claimed it would protect civilians in Libya, but delivered far more killing. It’s a warning to the Arab world and Africa By Seumas Milne, The Guardian,…

The destruction of Libya

Destroying a Country’s Standard of Living: What Libya Had Achieved, What has been Destroyed by Prof. Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, Sept. 20, 2011 There is no tomorrow” under a NATO sponsored Al Qaeda rebellion. While a “pro-democracy” rebel government has…

Libya and the world we live in

By William Blum, September 1, 2011 “Why are you attacking us? Why are you killing our children? Why are you destroying our infrastructure?” – Television address by Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi, April 30, 2011 A few hours later NATO hit…

NATO ponders putting ground troops in Libya

Russia Today – Italy will host the next major international meeting on Libya. Leaders from NATO and the Arab league will gather this Thursday to plan the political transition following the departure or ousting of Libyan leader Mamuamar Gaddafi. And…

NATO’s expansion plans

Africa: Global NATO Seeks To Recruit 50 New Military Partners by Rick Rozoff, Global Research, Feb. 21, 2011 A recent article in Kenya’s Africa Review cited sources in the African Union (AU) disclosing that the 28-member North Atlantic Treaty Organization…

From sea to shining sea

America Threatens Russia: U.S. Consolidates New Military Outposts In Eastern Europe Bases, troops and missiles along the entire length of Eastern Europe from the Baltic Sea to the Mediterranean by Rick Rozoff, Global Research, Sept. 24, 2010 With NATO as…