The scale of the ongoing tragedy visited on Libya by NATO and its allies is becoming horribly clearer with each passing day. Estimates of those killed so far vary, but 50,000 seems like a low estimate; indeed the British Ministry of Defence was boasting that the onslaught had killed 35,000 as early as last May.
In this Africa report, Abayomi Azikiwe of Pan-African News Wire, writes about the situation on ground in North Africa’s oil rich nation – Libya, which is currently under the united states pentagon-NATO rule, corruption, internecine conflict and the “fruits” of imperialist warfare.
The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the NATO military alliance of underreporting civilian killings during its airstrikes against the regime of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Former Libyan rebels widely supported by the West in their fight against late leader Colonel Gaddafi are now turning against their allies, attacking their war graves and smashing Christian symbols with hammers.
The Pentagon’s global military design is one of world conquest.
The military deployment of US-NATO forces is occurring in several regions of the world simultaneously.
The concept of the “Long War” has characterized US military doctrine since the end of World War II. The broader objective of global military dominance in support of an imperial project was first formulated under the Truman administration in the late 1940s at the outset of the Cold War.
Officially, AFRICOM had said the America’s Drone Wars in Africa is to be involved in surveillance and prevention of acts of piracy off the East African coastline. In actual fact, they are involved in surveillance activities in support of US military and intelligence operations in East Africa.
As the U.S. and its NATO allies move southward to further consolidate their grip on Africa, following the seizure of Libya and its vast oil fields, most of the continent’s leadership seems to welcome re-absorption into empire.
Video footage of Libya before, during and after NATO attacks. Mainstream media will never show you this much in order to hide the atrocities caused by the US-NATO airstrikes.
THE installation of the National Transitional Council (NTC) government in Libya by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) could signal the beginning of an open neocolonial scramble for Africa.