[lbo-talk] Libya

Chuck Grimes c123grimes at att.net
Thu Apr 7 10:27:31 PDT 2011

``You invade Bahrain. We take out Muammar Gaddafi in Libya. This, in short, is the essence of a deal struck between the Barack Obama administration and the House of Saud. Two diplomatic sources at the United Nations independently confirm that Washington, via Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gave the go-ahead for Saudi Arabia to invade Bahrain and crush the pro-democracy movement in their neighbor in exchange for a "yes" vote by the Arab League for a no-fly zone over Libya - the main rationale that led to United Nations Security Council resolution 1973...'' Pepe Escobar



Sounds about right. There are several other explanations in the article that help make sense of the goings on.


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