Sunday, October 09, 2011

SteveLendmanBlog: NATO Brussels Summit Claims Successful Afghan and Libyan Campaigns

SteveLendmanBlog: NATO Brussels Summit Claims Successful Afghan and Libyan Campaigns:
... Despite NATO claims, Libyans heroically keep resisting overwhelming genocidal slaughter. NATO perhaps measures success by body count.

It far exceeds 100,000 and multiples more injured, some life threatening, others debilitating. In a country of six million people, the catastrophic numbers are horrific.

If America experienced an equivalent toll, with 50 times Libya's population, it would be an unprecedented disaster, including over five million dead and perhaps 25 million more wounded.

At its October 5 and 6 Brussels summit, NATO called it success.

Washington Post writer Craig Whitlock headlined, "NATO puts off decision on ending Libya operations," saying:

On Thursday, NATO leaders said "they would continue (their ritual slaughter) in Libya and patrolling its coastline because of ongoing resistance from forces loyal to deposed leader" Gaddafi...