Posts Tagged ‘Europa Ocidental’

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A escalada da guerra petroimperialista na Líbia

28 de abril de 2011

World Workers
Apr 27, 2011

Imperialists escalate Libya war

By Abayomi Azikiwe

Editor, Pan-African News Wire

Actions by the U.S. government and NATO during late April indicate clearly that the ultimate objective of the war against Libya is regime change, leading to a full-scale military occupation of the North African state.

As the humanitarian crisis worsens in the areas around the contested port city of Misrata, the imperialist states and their allies are taking actions that will only escalate tensions and result in more civilians suffering and dying.

After announcing the deployment of CIA drones in the war against Libya, the Pentagon confirmed the first attack utilizing this dreaded, unpiloted weapon on April 23 near the capital of Tripoli.

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A rapina do século: O assalto aos Fundos Soberanos da Líbia

25 de abril de 2011

JusBrasil
22/Abril/2011

A rapina do século: O assalto aos fundos soberanos líbios

Manlio Dinucci*

O objectivo da guerra na Líbia não é apenas o petróleo, cujas reservas (estimadas em 60 mil milhões de barris) são as mais importantes da África e cujos custos de extracção estão entre os mais baixos do mundo. Nem, tão pouco, o gás natural, cujas reservas são estimadas em cerca de 1500 mil milhões de m3. Na mira dos “voluntários” da operação “Protector unificado” também estão os fundos soberanos, os capitais que o Estado líbio investiu no estrangeiro.

Os fundos soberanos geridos pela Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) são estimados em cerca de 70 mil milhões de dólares, que sobem a mais de 150 se se incluírem os investimentos estrangeiros do Banco Central e de outros organismos. E poderiam ser ainda mais importantes. Ainda que sejam inferiores aos da Arábia Saudita ou do Kuwait, os fundos soberanos líbios caracterizam-se pelo seu crescimento rápido. Quando a LIA foi constituída em 2006, ela dispunha de 40 mil milhões de dólares. Em apenas cinco anos ela efectuou investimentos em mais de uma centena de sociedades norte-africanas, asiáticas, europeias, norte-americanas e sul-americanas: holdings, bancos, imobiliário, indústria, companhias de petróleo e outras.

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Vídeos: A guerra pelo petróleo líbio

16 de abril de 2011

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Países do BRICS condenam ataques na Líbia e defendem diálogo

15 de abril de 2011

Agência Brasil
14/04/2011

Líderes do Brics condenam ataques na Líbia e defendem a busca pelo diálogo

Renata Giraldi

Repórter da Agência Brasil

Brasília – A presidenta Dilma Rousseff e os presidentes da China, Hu Jintao, da Rússia, Dmitry Medvedev, e da África do Sul, Jacob Zuma, além do primeiro-ministro da Índia, Manmohan Singh, criticaram hoje (14) os ataques à Líbia. Os presidentes e o primeiro-ministro defenderam a busca pelo diálogo na tentativa de dirimir impasses e controvérsias. A crítica foi reforçada na Declaração de Sanya, comunicado divulgado hoje, em nome dos representantes dos Brics.

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Vigilância seletiva contra países petrolíferos: Tariq Ali critica política do “ocidente” para o mundo árabe

30 de março de 2011

The Guardian
guardian.co.uk,
Tuesday 29 March 2011

Libya is another case of selective vigilantism by the west

Bombing Tripoli while shoring up other despots in the Arab world shows the UN-backed strikes to oust Gaddafi are purely cynical

Tariq Ali

The US-Nato intervention in Libya, with United Nations security council cover, is part of an orchestrated response to show support for the movement against one dictator in particular and by so doing to bring the Arab rebellions to an end by asserting western control, confiscating their impetus and spontaneity and trying to restore the status quo ante.

Libya's European ties … a man holds a British and a French national flag in Benghazi. Photograph: Manu Brabo/EPA

It is absurd to think that the reasons for bombing Tripoli or for the turkey shoot outside Benghazi are designed to protect civilians. This particular argument is designed to win support from the citizens of Euro-America and part of the Arab world. “Look at us,” say Obama/Clinton and the EU satraps, “we’re doing good. We’re on the side of the people.” The sheer cynicism is breathtaking. We’re expected to believe that the leaders with bloody hands in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan are defending the people in Libya. The debased British and French media are capable of swallowing anything, but the fact that decent liberals still fall for this rubbish is depressing. Civil society is easily moved by some images and Gaddafi’s brutality in sending his air force to bomb his people was the pretext that Washington utilised to bomb another Arab capital. Meanwhile, Obama’s allies in the Arab world were hard at work promoting democracy.

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Tropas das Forças Especiais inglesas íniciaram ataques na Líbia

22 de março de 2011

Sunday Mirror
20/03/2011

Crack SAS troops hunt Gaddafi weapons inside Libya

by Mike Hamilton,

 'Sunday Paper Pics 20 03 2011' gallery

Hundreds of British SAS soldiers have been operating with rebel groups inside Libya for three weeks, the Sunday Mirror can reveal today.

Two special forces units, nicknamed “Smash” teams for their destructive ability, are hunting Colonel Gaddafi’s long-range surface-to-air missile ­systems, which could launch attacks on jets or commercial airliners.

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Sanções à Líbia causam prejuízo de US$ 4 bi à Rússia

1 de março de 2011

Russia Today
27 February, 2011

UN sanctions on Libya to cost Russia US$4 billion

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Russia’s military industrial complex could lose up to $4 billion once the international community introduces sanctions against Libya and weapons supply to the country becomes unlawful.

­Interfax news agency has informed that Libya is one of the most considerable buyers of Russia’s weapons in North Africa and the Middle East.

The already-signed arms deals between Moscow and Tripoli amount to $2 billion, while deals for another $1.8 billion are in the final stage of readiness.

In January 2010 the two sides agreed on supply of Russia’s small arms, six operational trainers Yak-130 and some armored vehicles for total of $US 1.3 billion.

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