Lies, slaughter, capital: The 2011 NATO intervention in Libya, part two

As discussed in part 1, the intervention was not undertaken for humanitarian reasons, but then why? Here I will try and explain the purpose of the intervention, how the Great Powers felt there was much to be gained, and only human lives to lose.

Lies, slaughter, capital: The 2011 NATO intervention in Libya, part one

There were a lot of interesting factors at play in the 2011 NATO bombings, and I want to start discussing them by first dispelling any idea that the bombings were somehow undertaken for humanitarian purposes. Continued in part 2.

Anarchist, Liberal and Authoritarian Enlightenments: Notes From the Arab Spring

Mohammed A. Bamyeh discusses the currents and contradictions within the revolutionary movements sweeping the Arab world, and their ultimate potential.

Fallujah, Iraq 2004 - Misrata, Libya 2011

Medialens compare and contrast the coverage in the mainstream media of the attacks on Fallujah during the Iraq war, and the current attack on Misrata in Libya by Muammar Gadaffi's forces.

On Libya and the unfolding crises - Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky interviewed by Stephen Shalom and Michael Albert on military intervention in Libya, originally published on Znet in March 2011.

Understanding the period: class analysis and events in the Arab world

Article by the Turkish section of the ICC outlining the nature of the recent events in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya and across the Middle East and trying to draw an understanding of the current situation internationally.

The signs of the defeat of Libyan revolution

Statement against the UN sanctioned air strikes of Libya by a Libyan anarchist.

Down with the new war in North Africa!

Declaration of Russian anarcho-syndicalists KRAS-IWA against the war in Libya.

The Libyan People's Committees should be the foundation of a new life, not just an interim measure

An interview with Mazen Kamalmaz by José Antonio Gutiérrez D.

The era of riots has started…

The era of riots has started…

Leaflet circulated on 23 February 2011 in the general strike demonstrations in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece.