Category: Libya

Muammar el-Qaddafi Killed! What Now For Libya?

Muammar el-Qaddafi Killed! What Now For Libya?
The Arab Spring fells another despotic regime as revolutionaries killed Muammar el-Qaddafi in his hometown of Sirte, Libya. But what now for Libya? While no one knows for sure – if recent events in other Arab countries are any indication – there will be plenty of chaos.     While culling the Reuters website I... Read more »

Obama Doctrine? Who Is Bullshitting Who Here?

Obama Doctrine? Who Is Bullshitting Who Here?
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer utters the term “the Obama Doctrine” and voila, all of a sudden we have a doctrine? Who the hell is bullshitting who here? President Barack Obama has no doctrine! Hopelessly stuck sitting on the fence and hoping that he doesn’t have to make a tough decision while trying to appease everyone in... Read more »

Middle East Intervention Is More About Oil Than Democracy

Middle East Intervention Is More About Oil Than Democracy
I don’t know if the Middle East will ever have a type of democracy that resembles ours, but it isn’t for the lack of trying. Protests are sweeping across a region that has never exactly been the model of stability and despotic leaders are scrambling to maintain their grip on power. The region has always... Read more »
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Diane Sawyer "Exclusive" Hillary Clinton Interview Offers Zero

Diane Sawyer "Exclusive" Hillary Clinton Interview Offers Zero
The exclusive interview between Diane Sawyer and Hillary Clinton offered the viewers zero except show us network news continues its love fest with the administration and that the anchor smiles a lot. At least the interview continued to show Americans exactly how dysfunctional and inexperienced this administration is. One question that should have been pursued... Read more »

Libyan Rebels, Coalition Intervention and NATO Discord Equals A Powder Keg!

Libyan Rebels, Coalition Intervention and NATO Discord Equals A Powder Keg!
The Allied Coalition has been busy destroying Moammar Gadhafi’s ability to wreak havoc on Libyan Rebels, civilians or ???. Whoever they are one thing is certain, they do not resemble anything remotely close to a trained military. A rag tag mob maybe. As you are probably aware, reports have surfaced that there is a difference... Read more »

Libya: Differences of Opinion Emerge Among Allies

Libya: Differences of Opinion Emerge Among Allies
As the first wave of bombardment in Libya has begun, it appears there is already a difference of opinion over the objectives of “Operation Odyssey Dawn.” While France was announcing an “historic partnership” with Qatar joining French warplanes “side-by-side,” Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff has warned of a possible... Read more »
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War In Libya: US Should Not Have Gotten Involved With It Or France

War In Libya: US Should Not Have Gotten Involved With It Or France
If there is one thing that I have learned in my lifetime, if France is eager to use American “military muscle,” then try and avoid it at all costs. Matter of a fact, run like hell! French Indo-China (Viet Nam) should be your first lesson learned when looking at their political motives. Besides, wasn’t it... Read more »

Obama Administration Inexperience Looking Like The Titanic

Obama Administration Inexperience Looking Like The Titanic
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) wants National Intelligence Director James Clapper to be fired because he publicly gave a blunt analysis regarding Moammar Gadhafi’s ability to hold off the rebels and for “undercutting U.S. efforts to remove him.” Meanwhile, President Obama’s national security advisor, Tom Donilon criticized Clapper’s assessment as “static and one-dimensional.” Is there turmoil... Read more »