Category Archives: “humanitarian intervention”

A Libyan Report Card

Via FLC “… Given the calls for intervention in Syria, let’s consider Libya, where a modest intervention was tried…., …., …. Toppling an evil regime or stopping a war is a profoundly moral act. But taking moral responsibility for what … Continue reading

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The puppet ‘surprised’

Al-Khatib “Surprised” by US Refusal to Deploy Patriot in Syria   Local Editor  The head of the Syrian opposition coalition, Ahmad Moaz al-Khatib said on Wednesday he was “surprised” by a US decision to reject his demand for NATO to … Continue reading

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Posted on February 26, 2013 by Libya 360° Tony Cartalucci  While the West and its Arab partners, the brutally autocratic regimes of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, are now admittedly funneling heavy weapons to Al Qaeda’s stronghold in Daraa, southern Syria, … Continue reading

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Posted on February 20, 2013 by Libya 360° UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay: “Pretext-maker” for Western Military Aggression Ken Stone  Navi Pillay is up to her old tricks: she’s abusing her position as United Nations High Commissioner for Human … Continue reading

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Exploited and Misused: The Impossible Discourse of the ‘Arab Spring’

     <!– By Badran —————————- The ‘Arab Spring’ has become an Arab springboard for regional meddling and foreign intervention. <!– AddThis Button BEGIN –> By Ramzy BaroudJan 23 2013 / 11:10 pm A reductionist discourse is one that selectively tailors … Continue reading

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Will Syria Go on Offense at The Hague?

Franklin LambAl-manar A “legal intifada” appears likely for more than just the PalestiniansLa Maison d’Avocats, Damascus     Even before the historic 139 to 8 vote of the UN General Assembly on November 29 of this year which opened up … Continue reading

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A “humanitarian intervention” in Syria – 150 years ago

  by Pascal Herren   On 16 August 1860, a French expeditionary force landed in Beirut. According to Napoleon III, the French military were going to “restore order” in Syria, then an Ottoman province. Regarded today as the first example … Continue reading

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