How The West Does Propaganda

This is a good example. The story is by AFP. AFP is owned by the French government.

The story details the political, social and economic chaos in Libya. Apparently it is getting worse.

All this stems from the 2011 NATO bombing campaign. This campaign was conducted on the basis of UN Resolution 1973 which permitted military action to protect civilians. In a piece of legal sophistry the Western powers argued that “since Gaddafi is a threat to civilians bombing his army and thus securing a total military victory for the rebels is legitimate”.

At any event the fact is that NATO bombed the Libyan army (armed strangely enough in large measure by the EU [1]) and secured a military victory for various competing rebel factions. As

Author: justinwyllie

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