US covert ops in Libya (2 items)

Libya conflict: revelations emerge that Obama has authorised undercover help
Barack Obama has signed ‘finding’ order, fuelling speculation that US and allies are planning to arm rebels
by Paul Harris in New York

The scope of active US and British involvement with the Libyan rebels came under close scrutiny last night as it emerged that western intelligence agents were on the ground in the country and that Barack Obama had signed a secret order authorising covert help.

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The New Colonialism: Washington’s Pursuit of World Hegemony
By Paul Craig Roberts

What we are observing in Libya is the rebirth of colonialism. Only this time it is not individual European governments competing for empires and resources. The new colonialism operates under the cover of
“the world community,” which means NATO and those countries that cooperate with it. NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, was once a defense alliance against a possible Soviet invasion of Western Europe. Today NATO provides European troops in behalf of American hegemony.

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