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Russia’s Big Gamble in Libya, all about who controls resources: An analysis

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  Herland Report: First, the background. When the United States abandoned the Iran agreement, that left Turkey’s oil imports adrift due to newly imposed US Treasury sanctions on Iranian oil exports. By December 2018, Turkey was forced to look elsewhere for its oil imports with Libya being the most logical choice by price and proximity, despite the violence there. Misrata …

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Power vacuum in US, Europe, Israel emboldens Ottoman Erdogan in Libya

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  Herland Report: Sensing a power vacuum in Washington, Europe, and Tel Aviv along with the weakness of North African regimes — and emboldened by his own hubris — Erdogan has promised military boots on the ground in Libya as first reported in Can Recep the Magnificent Sort Out Libya on December 18th. The Second Libyan War is being fought …

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The unattainable dream of free and fair elections in Libya

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  There is a dream for many in so-called third world countries, that the Western form of democracy will lead to “free and fair elections in Libya,” also in the traditionally more authoritarian ruler region. They hope that the Western system will bring development and civil liberties to their population. This is, of course, a very naive perseption. Africa should …

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Palermo: Hard to make peace in Libya without Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

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  Herland Report: The Libyan situation is still a chaos, seven years after NATO intervened in 2011 and overthrew the Yamahiriyya and killed Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Since then civil war broke out, shocking media lies in 2011 were revealed and today various militia groups hold the population hostage in a terror regime few thought possible a few years ago. (Feature …

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Reported atrocities by Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar

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What is ahead for the fate of Tripoli in the days ahead remains to be seen, but many Libyans seem to disagree with Western leaders who are embracing General Khalifa Haftar, who has ordered his soldiers to commit war crimes. This is according to The Guardian, and evidence that has been analysed by senior legal experts. Both Amnesty International and …

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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi to return to power – Hanne Herland interview L’Indro

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  Herland Report:The whole Western ideology of US supremacy and “Western democracy to rule the whole world” is now on its death bed, as recently stated by UK Prime Minister Theresa May when meeting with Donald Trump. Interview by Giulia Di Marcantonio, L’Indro, 21.2.2017. Republished interview with the Italian newspaper L’Indro, the English version: In your opinion, the right solution for …

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