U.K. Parliament Report Details How NATO’s 2011 War in Libya Was Based on Lies

U.K. Parliament Report Details How NATO’s 2011 War in Libya Was Based on Lies:

A new report by the British Parliament shows that the 2011 NATO war in Libya was based on an array of lies….

The Libya inquiry, which was launched in July 2015, is based on more than a year of research and interviews with politicians, academics, journalists and more. The report, which was released on Sept. 14, reveals the following:

* Qaddafi was not planning to massacre civilians. This myth was exaggerated by rebels and Western governments, which based their intervention on little intelligence.

* The threat of Islamist extremists, which had a large influence in the uprising, was ignored – and the NATO bombing made this threat even worse, giving ISIS a base in North Africa.

* France, which initiated the military intervention, was motivated by economic and political interests, not humanitarian ones.

* The uprising – which was violent, not peaceful – would likely not have been successful were it not for foreign military intervention and aid. Foreign media outlets, particularly Qatar’s Al Jazeera and Saudi Arabia’s Al Arabiya, also spread unsubstantiated rumors about Qaddafi and the Libyan government.

* The NATO bombing plunged Libya into a humanitarian disaster, killing thousands of people and displacing hundreds of thousands more, transforming Libya from the African country with the highest standard of living into a war-torn failed state.

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Provoking Nuclear War by Media

Provoking Nuclear War by Media:

The exoneration of a man accused of the worst of crimes, genocide, made no headlines. Neither the BBC nor CNN covered it. The Guardian allowed a brief commentary. Such a rare official admission was buried or suppressed, understandably. It would explain too much about how the rulers of the world rule.

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The Exoneration of Milosevic: The ICTY’s Surprise Ruling

The Exoneration of Milosevic: The ICTY’s Surprise Ruling:

The Tribunal’s determination that Slobodan Milosevic was not part of a joint criminal enterprise, and that on the contrary he “condemned ethnic cleansing” is of tremendous significance because he got blamed for all of the bloodshed in Bosnia, and harsh economic sanctions were imposed on Serbia as a result. Wrongfully accusing Milosevic ranks right up there with invading Iraq only to find that there weren’t any weapons of mass destruction after all.

Slobodan Milosevic was vilified by the entire western press corps and virtually every politician in every NATO country. They called him “the Butcher of the Balkans.” They compared him to Hitler and accused him of genocide. They demonized him and made him out to be a bloodthirsty monster, and they used that false image to justify not only economic sanctions against Serbia, but also the 1999 NATO bombing of Serbia and the Kosovo war.

Slobodan Milosevic had to spend the last five years of his life in prison defending himself and Serbia from bogus war crimes allegations over a war that they now admit he was trying to stop. The most serious charges that Milosevic faced, including the charge of genocide, were all in relation to Bosnia. Now, ten years after his death, they admit that he wasn’t guilty after all – oops.

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Dangerous Propaganda: Network Close to NATO Used Military Leader to Fuel Ukraine Conflict

Dangerous Propaganda: Network Close to NATO Used Military Leader to Fuel Ukraine Conflict:

Working with dubious sourcing, a group close to NATO’s chief military commander Philip Breedlove sought to secure weapons deliveries for Ukraine, a trove of newly released emails revealed. The efforts served to intensify the conflict between the West and Russia.

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It’s Getting Scarier

It’s Getting Scarier:

Economic sanctions, relentless propaganda, meddling in Ukraine, and now a presidential election in which the demonization of Russia has become the central issue of the campaign – all this is building toward a climax that could turn deadly at a moment’s notice.

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Turkey’s Foreign Policy Change Is Underway

Turkey’s Foreign Policy Change Is Underway:

Turkey is on its way to change its foreign policy orientation. Instead of facing “west” towards NATO and the pipe dream of European Union membership, it is looking “east” towards tighter cooperation with Russia, China and Iran. It will also want to intensify its already developed relations with the Central-Asian states Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan.

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Hillary Clinton’s Dangerously Coherent Foreign Policy

Hillary Clinton’s Dangerously Coherent Foreign Policy:

Unlike Donald Trump, the Democratic nominee’s ideas are frighteningly clear.

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The Coup in Turkey Has Thrown a Wrench in Uncle Sam’s “Pivot” Plan

The Coup in Turkey Has Thrown a Wrench in Uncle Sam’s “Pivot” Plan:

Erdogan is now reopening the door the Obama team tried so hard to shut. This is a major blow to Washington’s plan to control the vital resources flowing into Europe from Asia and to make sure they remain denominated in US dollars.

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Western Propaganda for a New Cold War

Western Propaganda for a New Cold War:

Are NATO and the U.S. preparing for war? The public should be asking hard questions to our political and military leaders as they waste our tax dollars and risk global conflagration.

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Failed Coup Hastens Change In Turkey’s Foreign Policy

Failed Coup Hastens Change In Turkey’s Foreign Policy:

That Erdogan turns away from “west” and towards Iran and Russia does not yet mean peace for Syria.

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