Understanding Libya Part II: Interview with Alexandra Valiente

By Hugo Turner and Alexandra Valiente Understanding Libya: Part I HT: I understand you have a correction to make to a comment made on our first interview. AV: Yes. Recall that on April 12, Martin Kobler admitted that the Government of Accord (GoA) existed only on paper without the approval of the internationally recognized House…

Libya: Preparing for War Against the Caliphate

Editorial Comment: For English-speaking readers, this is an excellent summary of some of the complex and critically important current events and challenges facing Libya.  Meena has referenced her commentary, linking statements to facts as outlined in official documents and leaks from secret meetings. By Meena Sovjani ©Jamahiriya News Agency Today, the United States placed da’esh…

Ministerial Meeting for Libya: The Final Coup D’état

Jamahiriya News Agency Editorial Comment: The agenda for this meeting was to finalize the imperialist coup d’etat, legitimize an illegitimate government and formalize arrangements for the permanent foreign occupation of Libya. We published an abbreviated version of this communique yesterday. Although this event was staged for propaganda purposes, the consequences are devastating to Libyan sovereignty….

United States Foreign Policy in Africa and the 2016 Elections

Wars of regime-change and the domination of international finance capital will continue to strangle the continent By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° There has been no substantial discussion within the context of primary debates and capitalist party platforms related to Washington’s foreign policy towards Africa. Although people of African descent in the United States constitute the…

Understanding Libya

Part I: An Interview with Alexandra Valiente By Hugo Turner and Alexandra Valiente © Copyright 2016 Jamahiriya News Agency Introduction In 2011 Libya, the most prosperous democracy in Africa, was targeted for destruction. Terrorist death squads were unleashed upon the nation. A NATO bombing campaign destroyed the country and plunged it into chaos. NATO’s death…

Pentagon Plans for Renewed War in Libya

Reports abound of foreign troops presence and plans for major western deployment By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was quoted recently as saying that the United States is preparing in conjunction with its imperialist allies a renewed military campaign in Libya. Speaking as…

Opening the Dialogue : Towards a New Anti-Capitalist Politics

Editorial Comment: In my view, the discussion needs to be about establishing a strong, unified, global anti-imperialist movement that is beyond the left-right paradigm. Abandoning political parties and embracing grassroots governance is a more creative and daring way forward. However, the merits of this article lie in its critique of the “anti-capitalist left” and the…