Tagged: Libya

Revolutions in Middle East and North Africa

We’re living in crazy times, important times, rapidly changing times. With the ousting of longtime President Ben Ali in Tunisia, Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, the chaos in Libya [ Qaddafi using militias and bomb dropping airplanes to fight demonstrators ], and the dangerous situation in Pakistan, the world may be a significantly different place one year from now.

BP Admits Lobbying for Libyan Prisoner Exchange – Gothamist

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – It’s always about the money.

BP has released a statement denying that the company had any specific role in his release, but acknowledging that they lobbied the British government to enter into a prisoner transfer agreement with Libya. Read more…