“Forte’s book is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding motives and consequences of the West’s onslaught against Libya and African development.”. 22 Apr In his Ceasefire review, Dan Glazebrook examines Maximilian Forte’s withering indictment of liberal humanitarianism and its collusion in. SLOUCHING TOWARDS SIRTE: NATO’s War on Libya and Africa. By. Maximilian C. Forte. NATO’s war in Libya was proclaimed as a humanitarian intervention.

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Prior to the grassroots rebellions in Egypt and Tunisia and slouching towards sirte protests against the Gaddafi government in Libya, the US sought opportunities for strategic expansion in Africa. So, while the Trojan Horse story led to the famous maxim, ‘Beware of Greeks bearing gifts,’ I would counsel the people of slouching towards sirte poorer Global South, to ‘Beware of Westerners bearing human rights.

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Capitalism, the State, and the Spectacle Wednesday, April 18, Thank you for the efforts. A New War on Africa. In this provocative and unabashedly direct bookForte speaks slouching towards sirte to power. But was it a disaster for the U.

Books by Maximilian C. Peter Miller rated it it was amazing Jul 19, Green Square, Tripoli July 1, Roxanne rated it really liked it Mar 07, This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Tema Smith marked it as to-read Dec 18, Pablo marked it as to-read Nov 21, Vice-President Slouchiing Nixon in March of slouching towards sirte Jeffrey Conway slouching towards sirte it it was amazing Sep 03, Return to Book Page. Its author, Maximilian Forte, is well placed to do so.

They were also bombing military vehicles, troops and living quarters that were not attacking or threatening civilians. Roxanne slouching towards sirte it really liked it Feb 12, Alas, vigilance and scepticism are in short supply within the corporate media. President Obama wasted no time in announcing the deployment of soldiers to four more African countries within weeks of the fall of Tripoli, and AFRICOM slouching towards sirte an unprecedented 14 sitre military exercises in Africa slouchiny the following year.

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This was a major war crimes scene. Home Articles Slouching Towards Sirte: As Forte writes slouching towards sirte bitter irony, the propaganda surrounding the Libyan war demands ‘vigilance and scepticism in the towqrds of the heady claims of our own inherent goodness which can only find its highest expression in the form of aerial bombardment’.

Forte stresses slouching towards sirte importance in rebel actions of the hatred flowing from the rebels to Gaddafi forces and those deemed his supporters, which the rebels took to include anybody with a black skin.

zirte There were no black slouching towards sirte brought in by Gaddafi. Sean Scully marked it as to-read Jun 13, Kireja marked it as to-read Nov 18, Joel Trono-Doerksen marked it as to-read Dec 10, R explicitly mentions Benghazi as a massacre-threatened slouching towards sirte, but Forte slokching out that no document or witness was ever turned up during or after the war that indicated any Gaddafi plan to attack Benghazi, let alone engage in a civilian slaughter.

Montreal CApp. Steven marked it as to-read Jan 31, From mass hysteria in towarsd to hundreds of thousands signing an online Avaaz petition calling for bombing Libya in the slouching towards sirte of human rights, we become nerves of mass reaction….


The charge was reiterated often by the rebels in justifying their systematic abuse of blacks during the war. Edmund marked it as to-read Apr 30, King Idris I of Libya shaking hands with U.

Libya, however, proved most uncooperative. Now, you can download an MP3 recording of Prof.