Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libya

Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libya


1.  Introduction. The NATO Intervention in Libya: A Lesson  of  Colossal Failure
2.  The Independence of Libya and the Birth of NATO
3.  Collapse of the Soviet Union and the Emergence of Global NATO
4.  Muammar Gaddafi and the Elusive Revolution
5.  The Neoliberal Assault on Libya: London School of Economics and Harvard Professors
6.  UN Security Council Resolution 1973 and the Responsibility to Protect
7.  Libya and Gulf Cooperation Council
8.  Libyan Resources
9.  France and Libya
10.  Libya and the Financialization of Energy Markets
11. The NATO Campaign
12. The African Union and Libya
13. NATO in Libya as a Military Information Operation
14. Who Took Tripoli?
15. Tawerga and the Myth of  "African Mercenaries"
16. The Execution of Gaddafi
17. NATO's Libyan Mission: A Catastrophic Failure
18. European Isolation in Africa
19. Failure Begets Failure: The NATO Quagmire in Libya Consumes the U.S. Ambassador to Libya

20. "Libya All In": A Culture of Dysfunctionality in the U.S. Military and its Explosion in the U.S. Political System

21. Conclusion.  NATO and the Processes of Failure and Destruction in Libya 

Appendix 1.  Libya, Africa, and the New World Order: An Open Letter to the Peoples of Africa and the World from Concerned Africans

Appendix 2.  African Union Peace and Security Council Road Map on Libya, March 10, 2011

Appendix 3.  UN Security Resolution 1973, March 17, 2011

Appendix 4.  Chinese Businesses in Libya

Appendix 5. "This Is My Will"—Muammar Gaddafi

Afterword by Ali A. Mazrui, "From the Lockerbie Air Crash to the Libyan Revolution