In a message to the Libyan people, the US President said the 2011 Libyan revolution liberated them from “42 years of dictatorship.” Now there are “profound challenges,” which the Libyan people “have demonstrated the commitment to resolve.”
Details of the relations between Libya’s former leader Muammar Gaddafi and the British government and intelligence agencies under Tony Blair are unravelling by the week, confirming that Blair is even more mendacious than commonly believed.
The US and UK support a disputed Libyan unity government deal to get a legal fig leaf for the coming occupations, says Dan Glazebrook, independent political analyst, adding that Libya has been the core of the destabilization strategy employed by them in the region.
France has warned that Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has its sights set on Libya’s lucrative oil wells. The militant group’s oil revenues are taking a hit following Russian and Western military intervention in Syria.
Three female jihadists believed to be from the UK are urging Western Muslims to join them in helping to open a new front for Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in North Africa. The women are believed to have been living in Libya since the summer.