Obama Assumes No Blame for US Sponsored Genocide in Libya
by Stephen Lendman
Obama and Hillary Clinton as secretary of state bear full responsibility for raping and destroying Libyan sovereign independence - including the deaths of many tens of thousands from war, related violence, preventable or untreated diseases, deprivation and continued chaos.
They committed Nuremberg-level high crimes against peace, violating international and constitutional law.
US-led terror-bombing ravaged Libya from February through late October 2011. Calling naked aggression civil war mocks premeditated mass slaughter, devastation, human misery, continued violence and turmoil.
Renewed US-led aggression looms on the phony pretexts of confronting chaos, humanitarian intervention and combating ISIS - US-created foot soldiers, used as death squads wherever they’re deployed.
Longstanding imperial plans call for transforming all independent nations into US controlled vassal states, balkanizing them for easier control, plundering their resources, exploiting their people.
Naked aggression is America’s longstanding strategy of choice to achieve its objectives. Millions of corpses attest to its barbarity.
Libyans continue dying from ravages unleashed in 2011, endless violence continuing, human suffering beyond comprehension, the pure evil legacy of America’s imperial agenda.
Obama is an unaccountable war criminal, a notorious serial liar. In an interview with The Atlantic
, he absolved himself from unforgivable criminality in Libya - shifting blame for ongoing chaos to Britain’s David Cameron and former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, partners in America’s high crimes.
He lied claiming a UN mandate to wage war. Security Council Resolution 1973 authorized no military action. Many tens of thousands died.
Obama saying “(w)e averted large-scale civilian casualties” was a bald-faced lie. Claiming US and so-called coalition partners “prevented what almost surely would have been a prolonged and bloody civil war” was a despicable perversion of truth.
Libya was largely peaceful, stable and prosperous under Gaddafi for decades. US aggression turned it into a raped and destroyed failed state, endless violence and chaos continuing, ISIS controlling part of the country, expanding its foothold with US help.
“…Libya is a mess,” Obama acknowledged, failing to accept responsibility for his Nuremberg-level high crimes.
Gaddafi didn’t fall. He was sodomized to death. Hillary Clinton mocking his cold-blooded murder, saying “(w)e came, we saw, he died” will long be remembered as an example of her pure evil.
The tragedy of Libya is it was well-known in advance what chaos would be unleashed in the wake of US-led terror-bombing.
Peace and stability defeat America’s diabolical agenda. Violence and chaos serve it, a phony pretext for US global military involvement, its empire of bases, its endless wars, its contempt for fundamental rule of law principles - human lives and welfare of no consequence.
Just societies would hang Obama and Hillary Clinton from the gallows for high crimes against peace. America vilifies its best, honors its worst.
Imagine the horrors ahead if Clinton becomes president next year, perhaps intending WW III.
Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."
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