Jul 18, 2012

Global press review: Libya's elections

Saif Alnuweiri
Contrary to the precedent set by Tunisia and Egypt's elections, it appears Libya's Islamist parties will not win a majority in the first post-Gaddafi government.
May 16, 2012
Tahrir Square. (Photo: Hossam el-Hamalawy / flickr)

Has the Arab Spring given way to a Dark Fall?

Nahla Abdo
A year after the uprising that toppled Ben Ali, Tunisia's government is controlled by forces that are not only neo-liberal but quite conservative and even reactionary.
Nov 30, 2011
The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy

Yves Engler: Libya, Syria and Iran

Progressive Voices
We speak with Yves Engler on the imperialist nature of Canadian foreign policy. The effects of Canada's bombing of Libya, and the potential for war against Syria and Iran, are discussed.
Oct 25, 2011

Gaddafi's death marks end of era

Moammar Gaddafi came to power in a coup in 1969 at a time of widespread Arab nationalism. Initially his revolution saw the population benefit as oil revenues were used for national development.


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