Are countries involved in the international operation in Libya hypocritical? That, it would seem, is the belief of German Development Minister Dirk Niebel, who criticized participants for continuing to draw oil from Libya. The comments show just how wide the gap between Berlin and its NATO allies has become: here.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle blasted French President Nicolas Sarkozy today for warning “every ruler” that “Europe and the international community” would launch Libya and Iraq-style humanitarian interventions “from now on”: here.
I’ll say it again. Imperialist intervention, strenghtening the former regime elements and the most retrograde components of the revolt, was the worst thing to have happened to the Libyan revolution. This is what’s happening now: here.