Hall found a cable through Wikileaks which leads him to conclude that the U.S. is trying to keep Russia out of Libyan oil. According to Hall, "Cold War is alive and well." The plan is to contain Russia's energy power. -- making sure the Europeans are not dependent on one source.
Yesterday Democracy Now! reported that the International Criminal Court (ICC) Issued an arrest warrant for Muammar Gaddafi, his son and Intelligence Chief for "crimes against humanity" – only the second time a warrant has been issued for a sitting head of state – the first being a warrant issued for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.
Tragically and ironically... after the announcement by the chief prosecutor of the ICC, there followed other Libya news, including that: "On Saturday, Libya buried 11 Muslim clerics who were reportedly killed on Friday in a NATO air strike in the city of Brega." At least 50 other people were wounded in the NATO aerial attack. NATO has now completed more than nine thousand air strikes and sorties against Libya.
Kevin Hall: US wanted to block Italian Eni from acting as "stalking horse" for Gazprom