Libya, A Nation in Despair

Libyan Free Press


The spirit of democracy cannot be imposed from without.
It has to come from within
(Mahatma Gandhi)


Libya, A Nation in Despair

By Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News

The US-NATO invasion of Libya in 2011 to remove Muammar Gaddafi for a government that would be subservient to Western interests has proven to be a disaster for North Africa and Europe.

They have managed to destroy one of Africa’s wealthiest nations with the highest GDP per capita and less people living below the poverty line.

Libya also had the highest life expectancy than any other nation in the African continent before the US-NATO invasion which leads to my next point.

There were more than 30,000 deaths, 50,000 injured and 4,000 missing in Libya during the 2011 civil war that lasted several months. The West conveniently called it a “humanitarian intervention” for public relations, but the invasion was a “humanitarian…

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