Power Politics, NATO, and the Libyan Intervention

Pompous Rhetoric and Realpolitik  Counterpunch Power Politics, NATO, and the Libyan Intervention by DAVID N. GIBBS     SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 The recent NATO intervention against the regime of Muammar Gaddafi in Libya has been a considerable source of contention among many on the left, with self-proclaimed progressives, most notably Juan Cole, openly supporting this military action. More