Humanitarian Imperialism

by Alan MacLeod, published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, March 3, 2021 Aversion to military intervention has been the default position of the left for at least half a century—certainly since the huge protests against the Vietnam War. Washington planners lamented the development of the so-called “Vietnam Syndrome”—a widespread progressive hostility towards US interventions (invasions, bombings, coups or economic[…]

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Gaddafi vs The West: 2 Revolutions on The Wrong Side of History

by Garikai Chengu, from Black Agenda Report, September 25, 2019 Gaddafi’s revolution created one of the 21st century’s most profoundly successful experiments in economic democracy. “The West’s objective was to oust Gaddafi, install a puppet regime, and gain control of Libya’s natural resources.” This month marks half a century since Muammar Gaddafi’s Libyan revolution, which led to the overthrow of[…]

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