Western powers exploit Libyan crisis to step up intervention plans: here.
The Western powers are preparing a military attack against Libya, citing “humanitarian” concerns as the pretext. German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said “we cannot watch as people are being murdered”. But that is precisely what the European Union has done over the past years, collaborating closely with the dictatorships in Libya and Tunisia to stop refugees breaching the perimeter of “Fortress Europe”: here.
More than 100 officers from Colonel Gaddafi’s feared police force are currently in Britain to undergo training in advanced techniques: here.
Britain: Prince Andrew hosted Tunisian dictator’s son-in-law at palace; The Guardian: here.
Egyptian military regime rolls out a new front man: here.
The rapidity of events in the Middle East is, in the final analysis, the outcome of deeper processes rooted in the world economy—processes that are at work in every corner of the globe: here.
Oman’s Sultan Qaboos: a classy despot: here.
Baghdad protesters converge on Liberation Square: here.