Destroying Libya and World Order: The Three-Decade U.S. Campaign to Terminate the Qaddafi Revolution

Destroying Libya and World Order: The Three-Decade U.S. Campaign to Terminate the Qaddafi Revolution


Francis Boyle offers a complete heritage and critique of yankee overseas coverage towards Libya from whilst the Reagan management got here to strength in January of 1981 as much as the 2011 NATO struggle on Libya that eventually completed the U.S. objective of regime switch, and past. He units the checklist instantly at the sequence of army conflicts and crises among the us and Libya over the Gulf of Sidra, exposing the Reagan administration’s fraudulent claims of Libyan instigation of foreign terrorism recommend over his 8 years in workplace. Boyle finds the interior tale in the back of the Lockerbie bombing circumstances opposed to the USA and the United nation that he filed on the international court docket for Colonel Qaddafi appearing upon his advice—and the unjust solution of these disputes. Deploying average standards of foreign legislations, Boyle analyzes and debunks the UN R2P “responsibility to guard” doctrine and its instant predecessor, “humanitarian intervention”. . The purported NATO security in reality ended in 50,000 Libyan casualties, and the entire breakdown of legislation and order. And this is often only the start. Boyle lays out the ramifications: the destabilization of the Maghreb and Sahel, and the French intervention in Mali—with the USA/NATO/Europe beginning a brand new imperial scramble for the common assets of Africa. This booklet isn't just a vintage case research of the behavior people international coverage because it pertains to overseas legislation, yet a damning indictment of the newly-contrived R2P doctrine as felony disguise for Western intervention into 3rd international nations.

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