Wednesday, 27 July 2011

WikiLeaks documents shed light on US-backed intervention in Libya


World Socialist Web Site:

"US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks expose some of the real reasons and diplomatic tensions behind NATO’s ongoing bombardment of Libya. Far from initiating a “humanitarian” intervention to protect civilians against Muammar Gaddafi’s government, Washington backed the NATO intervention for one reason only — the installation of a regime that better serves the strategic interests of the US, as well as the operations of the giant oil and gas companies."