Arab Spring: Egypt Strikes Back

US-funded agitators have offices raided across Egypt. Photo: (AP) US State Department agitators from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) subsidary, the National Democratic Institute, standby as Egyptian security forces raid their offices. Despite NED veritably being run by Neo-Conservative, corporate-fascists who have signed PNAC documents declaring their intentions of acheiving and maintaining a century…

Libya And Arab Spring

NEOLIBERALISM, REGIME CHANGE AND NATO’S HUMANITARIAN WARS Michel Chossudovsky, Finian Cunningham and Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya INTRODUCTION First in Global Research’s Interactive Reader Series, we bring to the attention of our readers a collection of Global Research articles on the “Arab Spring”, covering recent developments in several countries across the Middle East and North Africa region….

How A Fatal Twitter Message Opened The Door To War Against Libya

Marinella Correggia The mother of all lies was sent to the world through a Twitter message by Al Arabiya, February 23th. A message which makes Qadafi out to be a Hitler, and even more outrageous and cruel: “the repression in Libya has already claimed 10,000 dead and 50,000 injured.” It may be a ballon d’essai…

Operation Libya: Insurrection And Military Intervention

“Operation Libya: Insurrection and Military Intervention” with Michel Chossudovsky. US/NATO attempted coup d’etat in Libya; military attack part of the long war; weaponry; media disinformation; who are the rebels; real objective of the attack; oil; state of the economy in Libya; Egyptian and Libyan situations contrasted; Egyptian opposition leadership co-opted by foreign interests; the purpose…

Egypt And Tunisia: Plutocracy Won

Dr. K R Bolton FPJ It is no longer necessary to hypothesize about the purpose of the “velvet revolutions” in North Africa and adjacent states: they are already following the same path as those manufactured in the former Soviet bloc. Senators John McCain, Joe Lieberman, and John Kerry recently went to Tunisia and Egypt with…

Libya And The Theory Of Manageable Chaos

Sergei Shaskov An act of self-immolation by a Tunisian street vendor in protest of the confiscation of his wares by municipal officials in December was covered in the media as the catalyst for mass riots in Tunisia, which later spread to Egypt, Yemen, Iran, Algeria, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Djibouti, Morocco. Poor living conditions, dictatorial…