Libya and the Arab Uprisings
Against The Current vol. 152

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Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/05/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number:  CX13765

The sweeping upheavals in Arab countries and North Africa continue to unfold. Among these events, the uprising in Libya and the subsequent United Nations/NATO intervention have provoked intense controversy within the international left and antiwar movement. The debate is an inevitable and necessary one — given both the imminent massacre that appeared likely to occur if the Qaddafi regime recaptured Benghazi and other opposition population centers, and what we well know to be the far-from-humanitarian motives of the imperialist intervening powers.

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