Vampires greedy for Libya’s oil

2011-04-02 00:00

REVOLTS against the government are part and parcel of governance around the world. When governments fail to deliver on their mandate to the people, the people revolt.

What is happening in the north of Africa has come as no surprise. One of the causes of such revolts is the governments forget that they are there to serve the people, hence they need a reminder every now and again.

The recent revolts have brought some much-needed change to countries such as Egypt. The one government that has remained stubborn is Libya and, despite aerial attacks by the West, change has not been forthcoming. The question is, why has the West (or more specifically the United States) got involved in Libya and not the other countries?

Yes, Muammar Gaddafi still shoots at his own people but which dictator doesn't, and has the West taken over some of those countries? I don't think so.

The U.S. has made a hobby of making enemies around the world, regardless of which president is in power.

Since when do they care about the welfare of the people of Libya?

Why have they not attacked Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe for crimes against his own people?

How about getting involved in Sudan, if they care about Africans that much?

How did we get to a point where the U.S. is forcing a regime change in Libya?

Was this not just about the safety of Libyans? What happened to the United Nations' no-fly zone policy resolution?

As members of the UN's Security Council, should they not be implementing the body's resolutions to the letter?

The luck of the Americans will run out sooner rather than later and, before they know it, they will have enemies all around the globe, if they do not have them already.

Just as North Africans revolted against their oppressive regimes, the world will do the same against the U.S. Their tendency to throw their weight around will backfire as people get fed up with them. Most of the Middle East is already fed up with them.

The reason they have bombed Libya and they are calling for a regime change is the same reason they took over Iraq and the same reason why they have the Saudi Arabians in their back pocket.

We still await evidence of Saddam Hussein's involvement with al-Qaeda and other terrorist institutions.

The U.S. has clearly modified the UN resolution where Libya is concerned, to serve their penchant for oil.

The Americans, together with their unholy allies, have proven to be oil-hungry vampires who will go to any length to serve their greedy appetite.

Libyans should not fool themselves about the generosity of the Americans.

They are no different from an uncle who takes you through school and gets you a job but molested you through it all.

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