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Understanding Libya’s relentless destabilization

Alternet 25 Sep 2022
Libya’s competing domestic actors are being exploited by foreign powers seeking to downplay their role in the fragile country ... Libya’s civil conflict has also been inflamed by outside powers ... But based on the current dynamics of limited intervention, there is relatively little risk and high rewards for foreign powers to continue destabilizing Libya.

Without Culture, Freedom Is Impossible

Scheerpost 25 Sep 2022
the democratisation of forms of high culture, the protection of the cultural heritage of formerly colonised peoples, the advancement of the basic elements of cultural literacy, and the domestication of cultural forms that come from the colonising power ... Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and the Fragility of U.S. Power.

5 Western countries call for holding elections in Libya

Anadolu Agency 24 Sep 2022
The United States and four European countries have reiterated support to hold inclusive presidential and parliamentary elections in Libya "in the shortest time possible." ... Oil-rich Libya has remained in turmoil since 2011 when longtime ruler Muammar Gaddafi was ousted after four decades in power.

Ancient Aphrodisiacal and ‘Cure-All’ Plant Rediscovered!

Ancient Origins 24 Sep 2022
And while it was widely used as a powerful aphrodisiac it also had contraceptive qualities. Silphion grew in the Cyrene region of Libya about 2500 years ago and in his 1st century AD book, Natural History, Roman chronicler Pliny the Elder described the leaves of silphion as “maspetum,” and he said it “bore considerable resemblance to parsley”.
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Image showing Elbow bump between Paolo Gentiloni, European Commissioner for Economy, and Giorgia Meloni, Member of the Italian Parliament, and President of the Italian Party of European Conservatives and Reformists, to the European Commisison, Belgium, Brussels - EC/Berlaymont, June 23, 2021.

How Fascism Returned to Italy

WhoWhatWhy 24 Sep 2022
A century after Benito Mussolini’s black-shirted fascists marched on Rome to seize control of Italy, the far-right is poised to regain power in the country democratically ... Observers say two main factors propelled Meloni to the cusp of power ... become authoritarian if she took power.

How China can be held accountable UN Human Rights

Indian Express 22 Sep 2022
UPSC Key-September 22, 2022. Why you should read ‘Media Ethics’ or ‘Over-... Delhi Confidential. As state Congress units urge Rahul Gandhi to take ove... From Delhi farmers who first tried Pusa decomposer, word of advice for Pu... Yet it did not use its veto power to block the Council’s referrals of situations in Darfur or Libya to the ICC ... Tags ... .
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Will ‘Samarkand Spirit’ revive the word ‘mutual’ in world affairs?

Asiatimes 22 Sep 2022
Last week, the nine-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) met in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, for its 22nd Meeting of the Council of Heads of State ... Also read ... Role of US sanctions ... No real progress has been made on the decades-long border dispute between these two large Asian powers ... Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and the Fragility of US Power ....

Noam Chomsky: The War in Ukraine Has Entered a New Phase

truthout 22 Sep 2022
Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and the Fragility of U.S. Power (with Vijay Prashad; The New Press, 2022); and The Precipice ... These were crushed by imperial power, sometimes reaching the level of assassination (the very important case of Patrice Lumumba) if other means did not suffice.

LIBYA: Haftar's forces patrol coastline with Greek-made speedboats (PHOTOS)

Greek City Times 21 Sep 2022
Libya is once again facing the threat of a new civil war since foreign powers, prominently Turkey, have entered the game of dictating the country's internal developments ... All this leads Haftar's forces, opposed to Turkey and its puppets in Libya, to constantly conduct exercises.

The roar of a US warplane over a civilian Irish airport

Asiatimes 21 Sep 2022
“This is not a regular airport,” Margaretta D’Arcy said to me as we heard a C-130T Hercules prepare to take off from Shannon Airport in Ireland after 3pm on September 11, 2022. That enormous US Navy aircraft (Registration No 16-4762) had flown in from Sigonella, a US naval air station in Italy ... Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and the Fragility of US Power.

There’s Little More Washington Can Do To Convince China To Invade Taiwan

Antiwar 20 Sep 2022
When elements in power in Washington decided they wanted to depose Libya’s Muammar Gadhafi, the idea was back hardcore jihadist veterans from the Iraq War to unseat the central government; beat… Democracy happens.

Power generators add pollution risks

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 18 Sep 2022
Lebanon, for example, has not built a new power plant in decades ... "The power cuts last the greater part of the day, when electricity is mostly needed," said Muataz Shobaik, the owner of a butcher shop in the city of Benghazi, in Libya's east, who uses a noisy generator to keep his coolers running.

The roar of an America warplane over a civilian Irish airport

Alternet 18 Sep 2022
“This is not a regular airport,” Margaretta D’Arcy said to me as we heard a C-130T Hercules prepare to take off from Shannon Airport in Ireland after 3 p.m. on September 11, 2022. That enormous U.S. Navy aircraft (registration number 16-4762) had flown in from Sigonella, a U.S ... Pitstop of Death ... Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and the Fragility of U.S. Power. .

Presidency: The Fire This Time

This Day 17 Sep 2022
Thus began the Tunisian uprising that led to the sacking of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on January 14, 2011, ending his 23 years in power ... It was all in vain for on February 11, 2011, President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt was forced to flee from power, after being in office for about 30 years.

UN chief urges Libya's rivals to keep peace, hold elections

Middle East Online 15 Sep 2022
Libya plunged into chaos after a ... Powers involved in Libya recommitted to refraining from interfering in Libya’s internal affairs and stated that foreign forces and mercenaries need to be withdrawn “without delay” — something on which there has been very little progress to date.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping, second right, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, right, talk to each other at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022.
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