By Pepe Escobar
Asia Times, 29 March 2011
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Lies, hypocrisy and hidden agendas. This is what United States President Barack Obama did not dwell on when explaining his Libya doctrine to America and the world. The mind boggles with so many black holes engulfing this splendid little war that is not a war (a “time-limited, scope-limited military action”, as per the White House) – compounded with the inability of progressive thinking to condemn, at the same time, the ruthlessness of the Muammar Gaddafi regime and the Anglo-French-American “humanitarian” bombing.
Phi Beta Iota: A good review. See especially the conclusion on water beneath Libya as a factor. See also the author’s various articles on “The Great Arab Revolt.”