Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Activist Post: Libya's City of Bani Walid Crushes Rebel Advance

Activist Post: Libya's City of Bani Walid Crushes Rebel Advance:
... In spite of the immense amount of resources being thrown at Libya to crush its resistance to this brazen military campaign of corporate conquest-by-proxy, the Libyan people have thus far put up a robust defense. The people of both Bani Walid and Sirte have resisted for over a month after rebels, with NATO's assistance, purposefully cut the cities off from humanitarian aid, food, water, and electricity - and proceeded to bombard them indiscriminately with heavy artillery accompanied by NATO airstrikes. Now, as rebels slink off in defeat from Bani Walid, and struggle to take even Sirte, lying directly between their supposed "strongholds" of Benghazi and Misrata, their tactical strength to hold the large swaths NATO has cleared out for them is being called into question...