Tag Archives: Failed State

To refresh Memory: #SamanthaPower, Obama Aide, Urged Action in #Libya – NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — Samantha Power took the podium at Columbia University on Monday night sounding hoarse and looking uncomfortable. In two hours, President Obama would address the nation on Libya and Ms. Power, the fiery human rights crusader who now advises … Continue reading

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VijayPrashad on #Libya: A Somalia on the Mediterranean – The Hindu

Libya’s “Islamic State” paraded 21 Egyptian workers along the Mediterranean. The IS fighters, dressed in black, then killed the Egyptians, dressed in orange jumpsuits. One of the IS men speaks, in English, of the beheadings in Syria before he says, … Continue reading

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Anne-Marie Slaughter in 2011: Why #Libya sceptics were proved badly wrong – FT.com

Enough with liberals seeking to intervene for just moral reasons, says Anne-Marie Slaughter Let us do a thought experiment. Imagine the UN did not vote to authorise the use of force in Libya in March. Nato did nothing; Colonel Muammer … Continue reading

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Where will these weapons end up? #Pentagon loses track of weaponry sent to #Yemen in recent years | The Guardian #ISIS

Chaos in Yemen has left the US military unable to monitor the vast arsenal it has spent years providing to its Yemeni counterpart. Yemen is now functionally leaderless after Houthi rebels took over the capital of Sana’a last month, prompting … Continue reading

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BBC Documentary #TheIraqWar – YouTube

BBC Documentary The Iraq War – YouTube.

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