Monday, August 29, 2011

The West Wants to take Control of Libya’s Oil Wealth

By Prof. Michel Chossudovsky, Axis of Logic
Global Research
Sunday, Aug 28, 2011
Editorial comment: Seeing the headline, we might think, at first sight, ‘Well, what else is new?’ but in this interview Professor Chossudovsky makes it very clear who the rebels really are. It goes far beyond explaining that it’s the oil the allies are out to get.  – SON
Interview with Michel Chossudovsky, Director of Centre for Research on Globalization.
While Libyan revolutionaries have not yet won the war in the oil-rich country, Western powers are already discussing the post-Gaddafi period on such issues as how the interim government there needs to honor its oil contracts.

In case of internal fighting in the Libyan crisis, will the US and its coalition NATO allies deploy boots on the ground to protect their oil interests?

In a Press TV interview, Michel Chossudovsky, Director of Center for Research on Globalization, shed more light into the development. The following is a rush transcription of the interview:

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