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Obama hails death of Muammar Gaddafi as foreign policy success

Link to this video President Barack Obama hailed the lifting of the “dark tyranny” over Libya after the new government confirmed Muammar Gaddafi had been killed, issuing a warning to other dictators in the Middle East – and particularly Syria – that they could be next. Although Obama did not name Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, […]

So Obama Has Decided He Wants His War… (Or Did Hillary Decide?)

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US President Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Thursday that NATO members are “sharing the same goal, which is to see the end of the Gaddafi regime in Libya.” Muammar Gaddafi must withdraw from the Libyan political scene, believe Presidents of the United States and France Barack Obama and Nicolas Sarkozy, as well as […]

Greed Wins Out: Libyan foreign minister Moussa Koussa Bought Off By West…

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The United States on Monday lifted sanctions against former Libyan foreign minister Moussa Koussa, who defected to London on March 30. The Department of Treasury said that two weeks after President Barack Obama imposed sanctions against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and the Libyan government in late February, the department designated Koussa for sanctions for being […]

Gaddafi ‘not at breaking point’

Pro-Gaddafi forces are locked in a pattern of advances and retreats in the east Libya leader Muammar Gaddafi’s armed forces are not close to breaking point despite hundreds of allied air strikes, American military chiefs have said. Adm Mike Mullen told a US Congress committee Col Gaddafi’s troops still had 10 times the rebels’ firepower. […]

International sanctions against Gaddafi regime

U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday that the ceasefire in Libya must be implemented immediately otherwise there will be “consequences” for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Ron Paul on No Fly Zone and Libya…

Listen to Ron Paul Last week we once again heard numerous voices calling for intervention in Libya. Most say the US should establish a “no-fly” zone over Libya, pretending that it is a benign, virtually cost-free action, and the least we could do to assist those trying to oust the Gaddafi regime. Let us be […]