Tag Archives: Libyan Intervention

Harry Targ : Waist Deep in the Big Muddy, Again!

Smoke from fighting in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, December 1, 2012. Photo by Javier Manzano / AFP / Getty Images. One more time:Waist deep in the Big Muddy The case is clear that increasing the United States’ military … finish reading Harry Targ : Waist Deep in the Big Muddy, Again!

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Harry Targ : Benghazi is the Perfect ‘Scandal’

Political cartoon by Daryl Cagle / Cagle Cartoons. Benghazi:The perfect ‘scandal’ The real ‘scandal’ is the cover-up of what the U.S. was doing in Libya. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | May 30, 2013 On the night of … finish reading Harry Targ : Benghazi is the Perfect ‘Scandal’

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Harry Targ : The Power of a Good Example

NATO and the old narrative. Photo from AFP. The power of a good example: The Arab Spring and the Libyan Fall By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / September 1, 2011 For many years those of us who followed … finish reading Harry Targ : The Power of a Good Example

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Richard Raznikov : Libya Falls (Or Was it Pushed?)

Which side are you on, boys…? Anti-Khadafy protesters pray in front of an American flag at Court Square in Benghazi, Libya. Photo by Hassan Ammar / AP. (Or was it pushed?) Libya falls… The worst sin Moammar Khadafy committed was … finish reading Richard Raznikov : Libya Falls (Or Was it Pushed?)

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David McReynolds : Libya, NATO, and International Law

Political cartoon by Gianfranco Uber / Cartoon Movement.Bombs away:Libya, NATO, and international law By David McReynolds / The Rag Blog / July 13, 2011 The original UN resolution, pressed for by France, Great Britain, and the U.S. (all three led … finish reading David McReynolds : Libya, NATO, and International Law

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Steve Weissman : Sarkozy’s Role in the Libyan Rebellion

President Nicholas Sarkozy shown with embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.Did French President Sarkozy set up Obama’s Benghazi nightmare? By Steve Weissman / The Rag Blog / March 19, 2011 PARIS — Even as Barack Obama struggles to reduce America’s public … finish reading Steve Weissman : Sarkozy’s Role in the Libyan Rebellion

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Lamar W. Hankins : Libya and the ‘Humanitarian Intervention’

In 2009, Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to meet face-to-face with Libyan president Moammar Gadhafi. Photo from AP.Libya and the dilemma ofhumanitarian military interventions By Lamar W. Hankins / The Rag Blog / April 7, 2011 The debate … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Libya and the ‘Humanitarian Intervention’

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Ed Felien : Obama and the Lies About Libya

Political cartoon by Mike Keefe / Denver Post / inToon.comWhat’s really up in Benghazi?Obama’s lies about Libya By Ed Felien / The Rag Blog / April 5, 2011 Barack Obama tried to explain the U. S. war against Libya on … finish reading Ed Felien : Obama and the Lies About Libya

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Marc Estrin : Pea of the Month

Image from OB Rag.PEA OF THE MONTH “Keep your eye on the pea.” “What pea? Where?” “The one under the shell, this shell, here. Got it?” “Yeah.” “OK. Now watch carefully.” By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / April … finish reading Marc Estrin : Pea of the Month

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Tom Hayden : Samantha Power Goes to War

Samantha Power. Image from The 46.Obama’s ‘humanitarian hawk’:Samantha Power goes to war By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / March 30, 2011 Barack Obama’s war in Libya bears the intellectual imprint of Samantha Power, the Dublin-born human rights author … finish reading Tom Hayden : Samantha Power Goes to War

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