Tuesday, April 19, 2011

More Potential Outrages Regarding Libya?

From AFP:

Italian Foreign Minister) Frattini, speaking in Rome after talks with rebel leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil, also said Italy will host talks next month on allowing oil exports from eastern Libya and could provide rebels with night-vision kit and radars.

The meeting would also try to find ways of using Kadhafi regime assets frozen around the world to aid the rebels and would discuss the question of arming the rebels.

So it's come down to stealing Libya's money as well as its oil. What country is going to trust Western banks again if the West uses Libya's wealth to support the Western-affiliated revolt against the long-standing government of Libya? Note no Western nation is legally at war with Libya, and I am not sure that even a state of war allows a nation to order its banks to provide it use of a belligerent's funds.

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