War and oil in Libya

This video is called Looting Libya: Who’s first for oil?

With the US and its European allies set to install a puppet regime in Libya based on the Benghazi-based National Transitional Council, deep divisions have emerged among the NATO-led rebels. These divisions, which include tensions with elements of Al Qaeda, pose the threat of continued fighting between rival factions well after the overthrow of the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is completed: here.

Oil companies fight to carve up Libya: here.

Libya’s Nato-backed National Transitional Council (NTC) today rejected proposals for the United Nations to deploy military observers to the country: here.

Archaeologists in contact with colleagues in Libya say that their nation’s antiquities appear safe despite the chaos in the country. That news is contrary to reports earlier this week, which claimed that Libya’s museums were being plundered and sites destroyed in NATO bombing raids: here.

2 thoughts on “War and oil in Libya

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