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Barack Obama’s Libya Speech and the Tasks of Anti-Imperialists by Gilbert Achcar | ZNet Article

The speech delivered by Barack Obama on March 28 sheds interesting light on both the ongoing Western intervention in Libya and the debate that has been unfolding in the antiwar movement about it. What follows is a dissection of key sections of the speech — leaving aside the usual grandiloquent and empty rhetoric of the “manifest destiny” type — with a comment on both issues, ending with an assessment of the present situation twelve days after the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1973 and the tasks of anti-imperialists.

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