My Memories of Libya

My Memories of Libya

1982 Libya had a different feeling than the current world, but its memories shape a view of the current situation.

Time to Disband NATO: A Rogue Alliance

When the Cold War ended, many believed there would be a peace dividend, nuclear disarmament, and dismantling of the war machine with industrial conversion to peaceful technology. Instead, we’ve witnessed the aggressive expansion of NATO, to include the former Soviet Republics, right up to the Russian border, which should be a wake-up call to many living in the American Empire.

Expert Available: Phyllis Bennis on Libya’s Future

“The success of Libya’s uprising will have a great deal to do with the willingness of its leadership to break its dependency on the United States and NATO,” said Bennis in an article on Alternet. She asks, “whether events so far are ultimately a victory for the Libyan people, or for NATO. Given recent models of U.S. and NATO involvement in overthrowing dictatorships, we don’t have a lot of examples of how it can be both.”

Libya: Too Soon to Declare Victory

The success of Libya’s uprising will have a great deal to do with the willingness of its leadership to break its dependency on the United States and NATO.

End U.S. Military and NATO aggression in Libya, says Coalition

Major national organizations call for ceasefire in Libya, de-funding of U.S. military and intelligence operations. They call for an internationally-led ceasefire and negotiations between the warring parties, generous humanitarian assistance, and a strict arms embargo.

Calling for a Ceasefire in Libya

A call to Congress for a cease-fire in Libya, issued by U.S. Non-Governmental Organizations that support human rights and democracy in Africa.