To Re-emphasize the REAL Reason

for the destruction of Libya.  Sarkozy said it all.  But one might ask, “Why would you want to protect said system?”  ALL OF THE NATIONS THAT ATTACKED LIBYA ARE BANKRUPT!  Can Sarkozy REALLY have the interests of the French people in mind?  No more than Cameron or Obama have the interests of their people in mind!

   Qaddafi’s real sin was that he challenged Western hegemony on the African continent. As the Cameroonian writer, Jean-Paul Pougala has written, it was Qaddafi’s Libya that offered “all of Africa its first revolution in modern times: connecting the entire continent by telephone, television, radio broadcasting and several other technological applications such as telemedicine and distance teaching. And thanks to the WMAX radio bridge, a low cost connection was made available across the continent, including in rural areas.”

   In 1992, 45 African countries established the Regional African Satellite Communication Organization (RASCOM) to reduce communication costs in the continent. The not-so-departing colonialists — France, Britain, Belgium, Holland et al — had established telephone systems in their colonies in such a way that phone calls to and from Africa were routed through the colonial master’s system making them the most expensive in the world. Europe charged an annual fee of $500 million for the use of its satellites like Intelsat for phone conversations, including those within the same country. Qaddafi put up $300 million toward the $400 million one-time cost of establishing Africa’s own satellite that was launched on 12-26-2007. China and Russia then helped with launching satellites for South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, Algeria and a second African satellite was also launched in mid-2010.

   This was Qaddafi’s first, albeit minor “sin” in challenging the West’s hegemony. His other sins were considered far too great and unforgivable. Qaddafi had earmarked $30 billion for three key projects in Africa: the African Investment Bank in Sirte; the now delayed creation and perhaps permanently sabotaged establishment of the African Monetary Fund to be based in Yaounde, capital of Cameroon with a US$42 billion capital fund; and the Abuja-based African Central Bank (ACB) in Nigeria. If the ACB were established and started printing money it would end the monopoly of CFA franc through which Paris has been able to maintain its hold on African countries for 50 years. Viewed against this backdrop, one can now begin to understand why Sarkozy would say that Qaddafi posed a threat to the global financial system. He had to be eliminated

Qaddafi’s execution-style killing has opened the way for the re-colonization not only of Libya but the entire African continent. 

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