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SLOUCHING TOWARDS SIRTE: NATO's War on Libya and Africa. By. Maximilian C. Forte. NATO's war in Libya was proclaimed as a humanitarian intervention. "Forte's book is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding motives and consequences of the West's onslaught against Libya and African development.". Buy Slouching Towards Sirte: NATO's War on Libya and Africa by Maximilian Forte (ISBN: a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App. "Slouching Towards Sirte is a penetrating critique, not only of the NATO.

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Slouching Towards Sirte: NATO's War on Libya and Africa [Maximilian Forte] on Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App. Editorial Reviews. Review. "Slouching Towards Sirte is a penetrating critique, not only of the Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading. Get this from a library! Slouching towards Sirte: NATO's war on Libya and Africa. [ Maximilian Christian Forte] -- A comprehensive analysis, this book examines.

Group photograph of the participants in the London Conference on Libya, March 29, Sirte Surt is almost in the centre of the coast, and the Fezzan region lies to its south. Vice-President Richard Nixon in March of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton disembarks from a U. Air Force transport in Tripoli on October 18,

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I think it will be the definitive work on the subject. Indeed, human rights have sadly become the Trojan Horse the U. So, while the Trojan Horse story led to the famous maxim, 'Beware of Greeks bearing gifts,' I would counsel the people of the poorer Global South, to 'Beware of Westerners bearing human rights.

Slouching Towards Sirte

A complex depiction of collusion and willful ignorance among NATO nations—and most especially, the United States—emerges So too is the timeline of events between the start of the protests and the propagandist hysteria promulgated online In this provocative and unabashedly direct book, Forte speaks truth to power. It is also a meticulously documented study in hypocrisy: that of the U.

Finally, it is a study of the breakdown of the anti-war principles of leftists in the United States and Europe, so many of whom, for so long, sustained an infatuation with confused rebels whose leadership early on had their hand out to the U. Its author, Maximilian Forte, is well placed to do so.

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Forte documents the use of indiscriminate firepower by rebels, the targeting of civilians and civilian rescuers, and abuses committed at checkpoints designed to control population movement As Forte writes with bitter irony, the propaganda surrounding the Libyan war demands 'vigilance and scepticism in the face of the heady claims of our own inherent goodness which can only find its highest expression in the form of aerial bombardment'. Alas, vigilance and scepticism are in short supply within the corporate media.

Self-described humanitarians would do well to consider how their advocacy of the Libyan campaign not only caused extensive death and human rights violations but may prove to have helped usher in decades of more war in this continent.

Undoubtedly, the author On the whole, the book is a powerful argument against the humanitarian myth promoted by western powers to mask the imposition of their dominance on other societies.

Unfortunately, this fact is ignored by many, who ostrich-like prefer to put their heads in sand.

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Herman Interviews December 12, Forte does not let us forget about what happened in Libya - from the propaganda build-up to the NATO intervention to the punishing aftermath. His new book, Slouching Towards Sirte, serves as both an investigation and a warning: what happened to Libya can happen elsewhere. Click here for the podcast and program information , or listen here and here , or simply listen to the file below: December 14, Maximilian C.

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