LeDaro: Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech at the U.N.

Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel gave a “great” speech at the United Nations. He is not alone, for such oratory he has competition. See the following video. When his own foreign ministry is not in favour of any war, and a former head of Mossad calls attacking Iran the stupidest idea, what is wrong with Netanyahu ...

LeDaro: The Killing of Muammar Gaddafi

Gadhafi was indeed a brutal dictator but are his killers any less brutal? Where is this world revolution is headed to, whether it is the Arab Spring or the Occupy Wall Street and Occupy World demonstrations? If the result is going to be worldwide brutality, then attaining the democracy mantra is a big farce. Please ...

LeDaro: Amnesty International: Rebels also carried out torture and killings

“Rebels as well as pro-Gaddafi forces have perpetrated killings, torture and other abuses during the uprising against the Libyan regime, say human rights investigators.” The Guardian So when Harper and other NATO nations intervened in Libya they said they were doing to it protect Libyans from atrocities by Gadhafi. Now it turns out that rebels ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: The Pottery Barn Rule applies to Libya: We broke it, now we own it…

U.S. Marines board the Barbary Pirates’ gunboat in Tripoli harbour, Feb. 16, 1804, a big night for the United States Marine Corps. Things are more problematic for the United States and its NATO allies in Tripoli tonight. Below: Col. Muammar Gaddafi. There must be cheers all ’round tonight, not to mention a palpable sense of ...

RedBedHead: Libyan Rebels Are NATO Patsies For A New Great Game In Africa

Today: UK PM Cameron with Mustafa Abdul Jalil, head of rebel TNC & former Gaddafi Justice Minister In the first days following the pro-democracy demonstrations and then uprising in Libya, it would have taken a hard heart indeed to not support the revolt. While Muammar Gaddafi might once, in distant memory, have been able to ...

RedBedHead: Is It The End Of NATO?

I suggested the other day that NATO was basically a zombie and that they had already lost – at least in terms of intended political consequences – the war in Libya. It hadn’t occurred to me that within a few days there would be infighting, including between core European members of the alliance. Yet that’s ...

RedBedHead: NATO Has Already Lost In Libya

I’m certainly not one to believe that imperialist agendas, hideous in life, won’t rise zombie-like from the grave. The present air war by NATO to oust Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is proof enough of that. The failure of NATO in Afghanistan, after ten years, to defeat the ragtag guerilla forces of the Taliban was surely ...