Libya Then and Now: an Overview of NATO’s Handiwork


Libyan Free Press

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Article by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya
at New Dawn Magazine and Globalresearch
This article on ‘New Dawn’, Special Issue Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 59-66

In 2011, as the entire world watched the Arab Spring in amazement, the US and its allies, predominantly  working under the banner of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), militarily overran the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

The peaceful civilian protesters they claimed to be intervening to protect were not really what the US and its cohorts presented to the world. Many of these so-called “protesters” were armed, and when this became apparent they eventually began to portray themselves as “rebel forces.” These so-called “rebels” in Libya were not a military force that emerged spontaneously for the most part, but an insurgency movement cultivated and organised before any opposition activities were even reported in Libya.

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After Libya’s rapprochement with the US…

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