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Preventing a massacre – of France’s economic interests in Africa.

When NATO started bombing Libya in March 2011, the justification given was that bombing was essential to protect civilians. More specifically, it was essential to prevent the Libyan armed forces overrunning Benghazi, and carrying out a massacre. Hillary Clinton explicitly invoked … Continue reading

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The Libyan government is bombing its own people.

This from DefenceWeb, Monday 20th January 2014: ‘Libyan war planes attacked targets in the restive south on Saturday after gunmen stormed an air force base and the government ordered in ground troops following days of skirmishes between rival tribesmen and … Continue reading

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