EU Office in Libya

European Union office opens in Benghazi. Times sure have changed in Libya. So much so that the EU’s Foreign Policy Chief,  Catherine Ashton, has opened an office in the rebel-held capital of Libya. The Transitional National Council (TNC) has almost gained the reputation of being the new government of Libya. The EU wants to enter […]

Libya Loses its Oil Minister

Ghanem flees to neighboring Tunisia. Libya, like Egypt and Syria, is in the throes of a full-fledged revolution these days. Adding insult to injury, the Oil Minister, Shukri Ghanem, defected to Tunisia. He had had his differences and conflicts with the government of Muamar Qaddafi  and had previously offered his resignation in 2009. Currently in […]

Obama could be impeached for attacking Libya says Kucinich

President Barack Obama did not have the constitutional authority to order U.S. forces to participate in an attack on Libya says Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) On Saturday Kucinich in conference call with other liberal lawmakers asked” why the U.S. missile strikes were not impeachable offenses” according to two Democratic lawmakers who spoke to Politico. On […]

Libyan leader warns against ‘contagion’ of Sudan partition

On Sunday, Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi warned that the partition of Sudan would be a “contagious disease” that could spread to other African countries. He said at the opening of an Arab-Africa summit in Sirte, Libya. “What is happening in Sudan could become a contagious disease that affects the whole of Africa,” “We must recognise […]