The Unmaking of Libya & NATO’s Unabashed Hubris
Western politicians and of course the lying, deceitful, manipulative corporate mainstream media call Libya a “failed state”. A failed state? Who made it a “failed state”? Can we have some academic and journalistic integrity or is that too much to ask in these decrepit times we live in?
By Alexander Azadgan
Libya was the most prosperous and successful nation in Africa. So bold that towards the end of his tenure, Muammar Gaddafi was openly proposing an Africa-wide unified currency called, “The Golden Dinar” to challenge the hegemony of the Petro-Dollar system. And that was the exact reason for his barbaric removal from office by a bunch of well-financed Jihadi savages. The so-called “Arab Spring” was orchestrated by evil entities such as NATO, IMF, WTO, the World Bank, etc. Mind you, Libya had one of the biggest reserves of gold in the world before NATO’s takeover. A big bulk of those reserves is now sitting safely at the vaults of the Bank of England, better put, Bank of Rothschilds, in a financially autonomous place called “the City of London”, not to be confused with London itself.
NATO, US, France, UK, Qatar, and every other nation involved in the overthrow of Gaddafi’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya took a thriving, first-rate, self-reliant Arab nation and turned it into a miserable, utter failed state with Al-Qaeda and ISIS savages terrorizing its population and more-or-less de-facto balkanization of Libya into east, west, and the barren southern deserts.
NATO did this wicked deed through bombing, arming and supporting of terrorists as well as through targeted assassinations. And now those same lackey leaders and the same corporate, mainstream media propagandists who encouraged and celebrated the murder of Muammar Gaddafi and the assault on Libya, have the gall, have the nerve, to casually label it “a failed state”, as if it is some mere, unfortunate, unpredicted tragedy that has fallen on Arabs and Africans because they are incapable of managing their countries and handling their business, although many African countries with utterly corrupt leaders actually are. But that was NOT the case with what was Libya. To fully understand the scale of the tragedy in Libya, you have to understand what Libya was prior to the NATO imperialist takeover. I will leave that topic for another op-ed piece.
Who made NATO the white knights of the world? The Europeans’ violent and shameful history in the last 500 years alone has been responsible for 100-years long religious wars, colonialism, imperialism, hegemony, ethnocentrism, World War I, World War II, the Holocaust, the degradation of the environment, greed and predatory capitalism, just to name a few. And that’s just in the past 100 years alone, at the concentrated level.
All of a sudden, the people [and their morally-bankrupt socio-politico-economic system] which has been responsible for 500 years of theft, rape, and murder, literally all over the world from the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, Subcontinent and East Asia, are the moral compass for people of the so-called “third world”. This hypocrisy and contrived superiority complex is not only sickening but it is also taking us closer and closer to the edge of yet another global war just to save their corrupt, unsustainable, and predatory capitalistic and monetary economic system.
So I say this to them barefaced, unashamed, and unabashed: The hell with your false, so-called “democracy”, “human rights”, and “freedom” because they are anything but that. Bombing for “peace” and “democracy” is like fornicating for virginity! We have all seen your “democracy” in action in places Libya, Syria, Palestine, Yemen, and the list goes on-and-on.