The Case For A Non-Interventionist Foreign Policy

R2P Imperialist Doctrine Jean Bricmont Louvain-la-Neuve The events in Syria, after those in Libya last year, are accompanied by calls for a military intervention, in order to “protect civilians”, claiming that it is our right or our duty to do so. And, just as last year, some of the loudest voices in favor of intervention…

Noam Chomsky And The Manufacturing Of Consent

Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong. When they are presented with evidence that works against that belief, the new evidence cannot be accepted. It would create a feeling that is extremely uncomfortable, called cognitive dissonance. And because it is so important to protect the core belief, they will rationalize, ignore and…

Humanitarian War: Interview With Julien Teil

Interview 411 – Julien Teil James Corbett Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today we talk to Julien Teil, the creator of an important documentary on the lead up to war in Libya called “The Humanitarian War.” We discuss the background research that shows how well-connected NGOs constructed a case for intervention in Libya…

Humanitarian War in Libya? There Is No Evidence

Jean Bricmont : The 3 victims of the lie of the humanitarian war in Libya. Uploaded by forestgamertube on Oct 15, 2011 Directed by Julien Teil Source: The Humanitarian War This documentary makes it possible to understand how international law and justice works, but mostly how its basic principles can be bypassed. The resolutions passed…

Libya And R2P: NATO Provides The Bombs, The Left The Ideology!

Pierre Lévy Last April, former Le Monde diplomatique director Ignacio Ramonet published (in Mémoire des Luttes) a text entitled “Libya, the Just and the Unjust.” The war had been started a few weeks earlier, inaugurated by French aircraft which had the honor of dropping the first bombs on Tripoli. On March 19, “a wave of…