[Marxism] To Murray Dobbin on Qaddafi/Africom

Richard Fidler rfidler_8 at sympatico.ca
Mon Sep 19 08:53:22 MDT 2011

The egregious error in Dobbins' account is his statement that "Gaddafi
was also instrumental in killing AFRICOM." In fact, AFRICOM is alive
and well, and played an instrumental role in the NATO assault on

I don't read Dobbins' article as aligning him with "the pro-Qaddafi
left," but we should at least be clear on what the imperialist
intervention comprised.


On Behalf Of Louis Proyect
Sent: September 19, 2011 10:23 AM
Subject: [Marxism] To Murray Dobbin on Qaddafi/Africom

Dobbin, in your ill-informed article on Libya that appears on the 
weekend edition of Counterpunch, you make the same idiotic point about

Qaddafi's resistance to AFRICOM that has been made repeatedly there. I

have no idea why the pro-Qaddafi left insists on embarrassing itself
circulating this falsehood but here is the historical record from the 
imperialists themselves.

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