His assault on Libya is run by the US Africa Command,
which was set up in 2007 to secure the continent’s lucrative natural resources from Africa’s impoverished people
and the rapidly spreading commercial influence of China.
Libya, along with Angola and Nigeria, is China’s principal source of oil.
As American, British and French planes incinerate both “bad” and “good” Libyans,
the evacuation of 30,000 Chinese workers is under way,
Statements by western officials and media that a “deranged and criminal Colonel Gaddafi” is
planning “genocide” against his own people
still await evidence.
They are reminiscent of the fraudulent claims that justified “humanitarian intervention” in Kosovo,
the final dismemberment of Yugoslavia
and the establishment of the biggest US military base in Europe.