Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Twit Archive - 1-9 April 2011


Lots of Libya tweets, and one moon tweet. Above is a detail of a jolly Soviet moon illustration from 1965, one of hundreds of images in this Man in Space! Flickr set, tweeted by Tom Gauld.

Tweets below the fold.


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BrianCathcart Brian Cathcart


News Int's #phonehacking compensation fund is said to be £20m. BSkyB, soon to be all Murdoch's, makes that much in profit every week.

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evanchill Evan Hill


Fmr Congressman Weldon leaves #Libya without meeting Gaddafi. http://ow.ly/4wqrf cc @blakehounshell

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BloggerSeif Ali Seif


Video: 19 protesters killed in Syria http://youtu.be/EqHJ3DYvKuw

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Dima_Khatib Dima Khatib أنا ديمة


I invite you to read timeline of @angryarabiya whose father, A. Hadi Khawaja, a #Bahrain human rights activist , was beaten & taken away.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Gaddafi mines laid in #Misrata streets? MT @LibyaFeb17_com Comprehensive report of events in Misratah April 8th bit.ly/i6FeRl - #Libya

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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MT @abumuqawama Alastair Crooke on reformer Bashar Assad: http://bit.ly/hBlEvK COMPLETELY UNRELATED (reformist) Syrian forces kill 20+ today

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chrisalbon Christopher R. Albon


Actually rather impressive RT @PrimorisEra: 4 Qassams rockets fired at south of #Israel from #Gaza Strip, Iron Dome intercepts 3


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

German military would join EU aid mission to #Libya http://nyti.ms/ijkLBc More on current EU battle groups http://bit.ly/hsBjSw

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Hardcore888 Reynaldo Anderson


#EU ready for #Misrata mission with #UN backing http://yhoo.it/fYrZV7 #Libya

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

International Committee of the Red Cross chartered vessel sailing from Benghazi to #Misrata #Libya http://bit.ly/eMOxoZ

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Details on Marianne Danica, United Nations World Food Programme ship now in #Misrata #Libya http://bit.ly/g7YGzT

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Many Libya mercenaries likely from other Africa countries, but believe some from Belarus, José Luís Gómez del Prado, UN http://bit.ly/gK9zQ7


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Mercenary snipers "contracted at least by Col. Gadhafi & possibly also by the opposition" José Luís Gómez del Prado, UN http://bit.ly/gK9zQ7

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modernityblog modernity blog


Free Khaled al-Johani. http://wp.me/p4XPG-36g

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@InkSptsGulliver @abuaardvark We started with premise that arms imports from other sources inevitable. Talking arms control not provision.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@InkSptsGulliver @abuaardvark Non-proliferating and friendly would be a start, & major improvement over (conventional) proliferator Gaddafi.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@InkSptsGulliver @abuaardvark Question isn't is it hard, but is it necessary if AQ in Libya fear real and if arms imports happening anyway.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@InkSptsGulliver @abuaardvark Pol-mil engagement to help build effective OPCON is what I'm suggesting. More effective than disparagement.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@InkSptsGulliver @abuaardvark Then pol-mil engagement w. TNC is important to help avoid proliferation of new arms beyond anti-Gaddafi fight.

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InkSptsGulliver Gulliver Inkspots

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RT @abuaardvark: Debate over arming Libya rebels sort of silly. Once they have $$ from selling oil or unfrozen assets, they'll buy weapons.

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Galrahn Raymond Pritchett


Why were UK and US Marine deployments to Med moved up? RT @thinkdefence: Royal Marines train for beach assault missions mod.uk/DefenceInterne…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@LibyaFeb17_com BBC: HMS Albion sails early for Cougar 11 exercise, will be on standby for #Libya humanitarian need. http://bbc.in/gb2TDP

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

BBC: HMS Albion sails early to Med for Cougar 11 exercise, will be on standby for #Libya humanitarian need. http://bbc.in/gb2TDP #Misrata

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@Galrahn BBC: HMS Albion sails early to Med for Cougar 11 exercise, but will be on standby for Libya humanitarian need. http://bbc.in/gb2TDP

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Thanks for the #ff @normblog , and for the good company, @bobfrombrockley @bombaylychee @citizen_sane & Co.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Gates: #Libya does not set precedent, unique because "Arab League actually asking for an intervention" @LibyaFeb17_com bit.ly/fHVSFE

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Via @LibyaFeb17_com UNICEF: "reliable & consistent reports, children among the people targeted by snipers in Misrata." http://bit.ly/gvKReL

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drawn Drawn


RT @tomgauld: Man in Space! (great flickr set of 300+ retro illustrations and photos) bit.ly/eYeAWn

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@Galrahn @HMS_Cumberland Former Libya energy minister Omar Fathi Bin Shatwan says control of sea key to force Gaddafi out http://ow.ly/4vTZU

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HMS_Nonsuch HMS Nonsuch


@WilliamJHague NATO's public attitude towards communications with rebel forces giving bad impression, issue needs resolving urgently

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arabist arabist


Libya: Rebels accuse Chadian government of backing Gaddafi: http://arb.st/gpKb5a

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HMS_Nonsuch HMS Nonsuch


NATO: Humanitarian agencies are communicating the location and intentions of their ships to NATO.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Libyans Remember April 7th As A Day Of Rage And Grief http://www.neontommy.com/news/2011/04/april-7th via @LibyaFeb17_com #Libya

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dandrezner Daniel Drezner


When you think Colin Powell is a "bold choice" for anything, you need to get out of DC http://bit.ly/hvbmUw

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LibyaFeb17_com LibyaFeb17.com


World Food Programme ship arrives in Misrata with food, medical supplies, doctors - #libya #feb17 - bit.ly/gCL0zd

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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More air force amazons in Afghanistan RT @jebsharp new face of war http://bit.ly/hM033g

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Fear and loathing in the Rixos Hotel, by Hadeel Al-Shalchi http://tinyurl.com/3r3syqa Reporters in Gadhafi's gilded cage. #Libya via @lisang

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NATOpress NATO Press


''Gaddafi attacks Libyan oil field'' - Statement by NATO Joint Force Command Naples - http://goo.gl/AwOtV

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Good detailed NYTimes story RT @Ibishblog Bid for State of Palestine Gets Support From I.M.F. - http://b7ni.sl.pt

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abuaardvark Marc Lynch


RT @KenRoth: NYT on intensifying crackdown in Bahrain....they are "leaving no oppressive stone unturned." http://nyti.ms/fbtbTJ

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@LibyaFeb17_com British forces to do pretend disaster relief in exercise Cougar 11 while real #Misrata crisis goes on? http://dlvr.it/Mjvcc

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@ChangeInLibya British forces to do pretend disaster relief in exercise Cougar 11 while real #Misrata crisis goes on. http://dlvr.it/Mjvcc

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freedomgroupTV Freedom Group


We've a dedicated YouTube channel with latest video reports from #MIsrata, #Libya http://www.youtube.com/user/miusrata17miusrata

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irenefanous Irene Fanous


Boat from Libya sinks; 250 missing s.boston.com/u/k414. Too much tragedy for the Libyan ppl

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HMS_Nonsuch HMS Nonsuch


#Libya: #Belarus mercenary 'paid £1,900 a month to help #Gaddafi forces' — telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

British forces do pretend disaster relief & humanitarian aid in exercise Cougar 11, while real #Misrata crisis goes on. http://dlvr.it/Mjvcc

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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..but why test this in an exercise now - there's an opportunity for a real test in #Misrata #Libya http://dlvr.it/Mjvcc via @HMS_Cumberland

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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MoD: marines, ships sent to Med sea in exercise test UK ability in disaster relief, aid, & amphib. ops, not for #Libya, via @HMS_Cumberland


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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#Bahrain "Manama crackdown & Saudi Arabia intervention dangerous for peace - turn movement for reform into armed conflict" ICG via @arabist

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@citizen_sane Twitter has the answer.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Dr. Patrick Porter cites intervention opponent Alan J. Kuperman in comments, but AJK less than honest on Libya, Kosovo http://bit.ly/iiw7RQ

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Over 20,000 imprisoned by Gaddafi forces in Tripoli and the surrounding cities over the past 5 weeks, says @LibyanTNC http://bit.ly/dOGgZb

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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RT @joshuafoust Norway's rejection of asylum seekers is shameful. http://ow.ly/4uzDU

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EnoughGaddafi Enough Gaddafi


Oil sales r excellent opportunity 4 Nat. Council 2 show dedication 2 fighting corruption & transparency tiny.cc/edkti #libya #feb17

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Dr. Patrick Porter says Libya war "preemptive"! RT @smallwars Lost in Libya: The U.K. Does Not Understand Strategy http://bit.ly/iiw7RQ

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Dr. Patrick Porter & I disagree in the comments RT @smallwars Lost in Libya: The U.K. Does Not Understand Strategy http://bit.ly/iiw7RQ

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@michaelezra I want Frank Dobson to sit a little less comfortably in his seat. Dispiriting to just hand over my vote without a struggle.


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@michaelezra Tried and tested.. so was feudalism, those were the days!

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Margaret Wente: "War in Libya a creation of liberal intellectuals" She missed a bit at the start. RT @normblog R2P x 2. http://bit.ly/hBpoAo

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@michaelezra I can think of simpler things than #FPTP if that's what we want...

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LIBTRIP LIBYA TRIPOLI


Denmark has appointed a special envoy to Benghazi, Danish foreign ministry has said. The country does not have an ambassador in Tripoli.

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artinconnu Art Inconnu


Art Inconnu: Ivan Generalic (1914 - 1992) http://bit.ly/eidbvb

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Air Force Amazon RT @ISAFmedia TF ODIN pilot recalls being among first female Army combat aviators http://ht.ly/4u4kE

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Galrahn Raymond Pritchett


The view of NATO from the ground in Libya. This is the ugly truth of how much fail exists in Libyan policy. libyafeb17.com/2011/04/transl…

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LibyaFeb17_com LibyaFeb17.com


Translated: The COMPLETE press conference that Major General AbdulFatah Younis gave today - #libya #feb17 - bit.ly/gkNXW0

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@Liberty4Libya Just irritating reading stuff that's ALREADY disproven. But let's see if TNC confirm/deny ship & if Algerian story is real.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@Liberty4Libya @acarvin JPost, Stratfor & MEMonitor all repeats of Algerian newspaper Al-Shuruq story, source "Omar El-Khadraoui" Who is he?

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@Liberty4Libya Who's Omar El-Khadraoui? The only links Google comes up with are repeats of this Israeli weapons story. @acarvin

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@abumuqawama Seen Terry Glavin in Dissent, on why Mazar-e-Sharif? http://dissentmagazine.org/online.php?id=467 Interested in your thoughts.


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Terry Glavin, Massacre in Mazar-i-Sharif http://dissentmagazine.org/online.php?id=467 - propaganda, Iran, Karzai. More: http://bit.ly/ghyrTv

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@joshuafoust v. interested in your view of it

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@joshuafoust Have you read Terry Glavin in Dissent, & his explanation as to why Mazar-e-Sharif? http://dissentmagazine.org/online.php?id=467

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@acarvin @Liberty4Libya @KeithE1970 @ArmchairArab #AJA has recent history of this kind of story with no backup proof - like to hear from TNC

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"..another week, there will be no more Misrata” Gen Abdul Fattah Younis RT @BBCWorld Nato 'failing civilians in Libya' http://bbc.in/hQY6Vb

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AzmatZahra Azmat Khan


.@NewYorker unlocked @eosnos' May '10 profile of Ai #Weiwei, who has been detained by Chinese authorities since Sunday: http://ow.ly/4tTMO

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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By @cjchivers & DD Kirkpatrick RT @blakehounshell Torture in Libya:"The faces of the dead bore expressions of horror." nytimes.com/2011/04/06/wor…

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jebsharp Jeb Sharp


today on @pritheworld why Libya is different from Darfur http://bit.ly/fxLrKm

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LibyanDictator The Dictator


#LONDON PROTESTS: Friday 8th for #Zawia 2-6pm, Libyan Embassy. Saturday 9th against Turkey 1-4pm, Turkish Embassy. #Libya #Feb17

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cjchivers CJ Chivers


In Libya, rebs at eastern front have a mishmash of equipment, weapons, ammo. Very poorly equipped. Will write on this in detail in NYT soon.

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cjchivers CJ Chivers


Medcare at E front in Libya surprisingly good and well organized. Ambulance crews and doctors very, very brave. Humbling.

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HMS_Nonsuch HMS Nonsuch


NATO: "Misrata is a number one priority. Tanks being hidden, use of human shields"


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@eamonnmcdonagh "This revolutionary moment.. has wrong-footed just about everybody" made me laugh thinking of last thread at old ZWord

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@ThinkStrat Porter sez:"..may be we should act where we can even if we often cannot. But that not govt arg." BUT IT IS! http://bit.ly/fUt8En

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@ThinkStrat Patrick Porter seems to think Libya is in the Persian Gulf? "We manage to live with atrocious states elsewhere in the Gulf..."

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lindsaywise Lindsay Wise


RT @glcarlstrom Libyan rebels sell their first oil shipment, worth about $125 million: http://j.mp/hrVfIn

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@CaribeDeMar Hey by the way, I hope you've got a license for that avatar image. http://bit.ly/id6mQa @weddady

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@CaribeDeMar Read The Black Jacobins by CLR James. Freedom fighter Toussaint L'Ouverture aligned w. imperialists when necessary. @weddady

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cencio4 David Cenciotti


"Arms embargo doesn't implies we can stop fuel supplies": BrigGen van Uhm on Libya ops. More on Day 18 on my blog tomorrow #unifiedprotector

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LibyaFeb17_com LibyaFeb17.com


Denmark & Norway support open-ended military campaign, "as long as it takes to protect civilians" - #libya #feb17 - bit.ly/dVhhAo

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weddady weddady


The next big protest the #Feb25 youth are planning is on April 25, they're calling for a national day of anger #Mauritania

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Get my birds and sticks for repeating pattern on desktop, blog or twitter background: http://bit.ly/hRSqSA Free for non-commercial use only.


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Gaddafi: ‘Championing a United Africa’ http://bit.ly/fvx4jH by @markweston71

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fpleitgenCNN Frederik Pleitgen


Another brave nurse from Bangladesh who stayed in #misrata #libya tends to severely wounded. http://twitpic.com/4h6e2n

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fpleitgenCNN Frederik Pleitgen


Brave Ukrainian nurse who stayed in #misrata #libya tends to wounded man. He has since been evacuated by Turk ship http://twitpic.com/4h6dbe

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@Dima_Khatib @weddady @CaribeDeMar "..is not to be independent of them, but to be their slavish mirror image." - Sean Matgamna (4/4)


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@Dima_Khatib @weddady @CaribeDeMar ".. rooted, class opposition to these powers with deep opposition to every specific thing they do.."(3/4)

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@Dima_Khatib @weddady @CaribeDeMar "Much that they do, most of what they do, should indeed be opposed. But to equate our long term.."(2/4)

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@Dima_Khatib @weddady @CaribeDeMar Kitsch-leftism:"..opposition to whatever the main imperialist bourgeoisies are doing.No matter what."(1/4

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Been reading @Dima_Khatib and @weddady tweet through the looking glass with @CaribeDeMar yesterday - kitsch-left monotone anti-imperialism.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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MT @Dima_Khatib Can Libyan friends help my dear friend @CaribeDeMar understand the reality of Gaddafi & Libya? He believes Libyan State TV

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@iyad_elbaghdadi But the Express is not a real newspaper- specialist in Princess Di conspiracy. Where's the document it's saying was online?

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lheron Liz Heron


Write-up of @NPR phone intvu w. #EmanAlObeidy http://n.pr/eAX2Ss Will air at 7 . @CNN also talked to her, airing at 10.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Reuters: Doctors Without Borders ship brings 71 injured from #Misrata to Tunisia http://reut.rs/gzLHlG via @LibyaFeb17_com #Libya

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@fpinternational Seen it, not yet read it, so much stuff!

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@fpinternational Yes, very funny to see HST get sensitive when Steadman's pen turns on him. Vanity, vanity!

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abuaardvark Marc Lynch


I've heard this RT @Brian_Whit: US ready to abandon Salih. Yemeni president's position is 'untenable' http://bit.ly/gGE7Db #yemen


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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MT @michaelezra Eamonn McCann's 1987 interview with Gaddafi. #Libya http://bit.ly/eIvU34 "Reagan is turning me into a time bomb."

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@michaelezra Many thanks!

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Steadman: "I am the one you needed when you needed someone to say what cannot be said in words." http://bit.ly/ebTSMu via @fpinternational

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fpinternational Forbidden Planet Int


nasty letters between Hunter S Thompson & Ralph Steadman over his cartoon http://bit.ly/ebTSMu via @BoingBoing

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ksnavarra Karl Stagno-Navarra


#Italy announces it formally recognises #Bengazi Transitional Council as 'only' legitimate representative of #Libya people

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ksnavarra Karl Stagno-Navarra


#Italy to operate special evacuation flights to extract injured civilians from #Misurata, some are destined for #Malta

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@ksnavarra Good, but will they also fly aid in? re. #Italy to operate special evacuation flights to extract injured civilians from #Misurata

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cencio4 David Cenciotti


RT @ksnavarra: #Italy to operate special evacuation flights to extract injured civilians from #Misurata, some are destined for #Malta

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habibahamid habiba hamid


Influential stuff from former chief of British Army; he of intervention experience: General Sir Mike Jackson in FT http://ow.ly/4sqU5


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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MT @iyad_elbaghdadi If you stop weapons reaching the rebels legally, only illegal rebels will have weapons, if you know what I mean. #Libya

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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RT @iyad_elbaghdadi Putting aside "moral" reasons to arm rebels, there's a pragmatic reason. If the West doesn't, someone else will. #Libya

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glcarlstrom Gregg Carlstrom


Same great taste, now w/extra partisan rancor! RT @blakehounshell: Int'l story I'm least excited about covering? Goldstone debate part deux.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@michaelezra Don't feel obliged, it's quite tedious ...

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@michaelezra In paragraph 6 the post I link to scans of the entire article. http://airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/04/making-excuses.html

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@habibahamid @secretgcd @michaelezra On Is/Pal @hitchbitch blames "hysterical clerics on both sides" & Christians too http://bit.ly/eEeMl4

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@habibahamid @secretgcd @michaelezra @hitchbitch Hitchens in praise of Islamic clerics: http://www.slate.com/id/2222254/ Not April fool's.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm


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chrisalbon Christopher R. Albon


Sarkozy definitely knows how to win their hearts and minds: http://twitpic.com/48hmrh

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PootBlog Damian Counsell


Managed to block followers until I was down to 99 yesterday. Now I'm back up to 101. Being unpopular on Twitter is hard work.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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See earlier tweets re. this ship MT @AlmanaraMedia Arrival of ferry 'Ankara' to #Misrata, transporting wounded to Turkey youtube.com/watch?v=ihK6Pv…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Latest #Libya mission update from Danish Air Force http://bit.ly/eOeVd6 via @HMS_Cumberland

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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MT @solhog how they arrive? tankers Tripoli.. MT @HMS_Cumberland appear in AIS data cause atmosph.cond. not ships moving marinetraffic.com/ais/stationdet…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@BorowitzReport No, much longer than ten.

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MaryFitzgerldIT Mary Fitzgerald



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LibyaFeb17_com LibyaFeb17.com


#Misrata Update: The Turkish ship took 400 wounded from Misratah today - #Libya - bit.ly/haZ0xs

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LibyaFeb17_com LibyaFeb17.com


#Misrata Update: Two ships arrived in the city's port today. One from Qatar and one from Turkey - #Libya - bit.ly/haZ0xs

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Turkish Health Ministry: Turkish ship now in #Misrata had been some days waiting offshore on NATO advice http://bit.ly/ejD7gh

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Story yesterday on Turkish ferry 'Ankara' http://bit.ly/i1AZbc Today ship arrived #Misrata with medical aid http://bit.ly/gE3ncj @feb17libya


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@joshuafoust It's slightly trickier, got to pick aim, then pick side most likely to serve that aim, but maintain aim above allegiance.

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joshuafoust joshuafoust


Is it possible to do R2P missions without picking sides in a conflict? And if not, why not just fess up & openly pick sides & make it work?

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cjchivers CJ Chivers


News From Libya, Saturday Night. - With nightfall, Bryan Denton and I are back from the front lines near... http://tumblr.com/x1q1yxkxvt

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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ICRC: 800 victims MT @EthanZ Massacre in Duekoue, Ivory Coast. Will this move AU, UN to intervene, protect civilians? http://bit.ly/h0v60d

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blakehounshell Blake Hounshell


Interesting: Goldstone on the Goldstone Report: washingtonpost.com/opinions/recon…

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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#Misrata under siege, by CNN's Frederik Pleitgen http://tinyurl.com/3v9sxky who reached it by boat http://bit.ly/h0082W via @libyana1702

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acarvin Andy Carvin


Summary from my source in Misurata, about 5 mins ago: Shelling of Misurata began around 5pm local time. Muc… (cont) http://deck.ly/~WOQyb

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Sinking Gaddafi boats, hitting armor round #Misrata good, but enforcing UN res. 1973 means safe passage for ships to Misarata port. Overdue.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Reuters RT @hammametsou #Libya's Misrata under intense bombardment: rebels #arabrevolution http://viigo.im/6hMS

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@ThinkStrat Current strat aligns West with Libya pop. means long term stability for Western relations with Libya after G gone.

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@ThinkStrat ..attempts to open Libya wld be crippled by G's toxicity following suppression, insurgency would be anti-West. Enemies all round

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@ThinkStrat G victory/survival would mean greater support within pop. for armed insurgency, an insurg. that also saw West as betrayers/enemy

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@ThinkStrat G victory/survival would mean even greater use of lethal force against pop. Even lower levels of consent to his rule...

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@ThinkStrat This seems a narrow point. Wider Q would look at range of implications of G victory/survival in view of actions it would involve

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PeterTarlan Peter Tarlan

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@kelliestrom Johnstone's name always brings to mind Brockes's Q "How can journalism be wrong & still outstanding?". Chomsky never answered.

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shadihamid Shadi Hamid


If arming #Libya's rebels is such a bad idea, then so too is not arming them

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shadihamid Shadi Hamid


#Qatar finalizes deal to exchange weapons for oil w- #Libya's rebels: http://bit.ly/eexnUi

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acarvin Andy Carvin


About an hour ago I spoke with a contact in Misurata who is with a group that runs the miusrata17miusrata chan… (cont) http://deck.ly/~lLtRO

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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BBC News on exporting oil from free Libya RT @lewisaidan My piece on oil in #Libya and how the conflict is being funded: http://ow.ly/4rckq

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Projection: Noam Chomsky on #Libya, R2P, and the "fallacy of wrong agency" http://bit.ly/eKE8XI guest star Srebrenica denier Diana Johnstone

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@Libyus No, quotes Srebrenica denier Diana Johnstone for 1 thing. http://bit.ly/g5AhYh Chomsky's blind to his own "fallacy of wrong agency".

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Mohammad_Syria Mohammad Al abdallah


Eyewitnesses: Snipers are shooting on protesters and preventing people to access to hospital in #Duma #Syria #mar15

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wissamtarif wissamtarif


Phone call from Douma Security started shooting live ammunition on protesters #Syria #Damascus #March15 #Daraa

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hurryupharry Hurryupharry


Muslim Association of Britain Supports British Action In Libya: From the Muslim Association of Britain, the Brit... http://bit.ly/dOQaz7

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bobfrombrockley Bob Gordon


CounterPunch, Wikipedia And Bob.: wp.me/p4XPG-34r


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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Terry Glavin on Malalai Joya, and on some Afghans you may not have heard of. http://bit.ly/gkvMQi

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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.@ThinkStrat If you're going to recommend John R Schindler on Bosnia then you also need to read this: http://bit.ly/epQhHP

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acarvin Andy Carvin


"mounting speculation that Gaddafi's sons, foremost among them Saif al-Islam, Saadi [aka the "dead" one] and Mutassim, are anxious to talk."

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"..and even indulge in some minor rioting, without deaths, shooting, arbitrary arrests and torture." http://bit.ly/hUhpcp

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"..A type of regime where 250,000 people can march against government policy and even indulge in some minor rioting.." http://bit.ly/hUhpcp

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"..sort of polities that people have seen on satellite TV,on YouTube, or experienced as students in the west. A type.." http://bit.ly/hUhpcp

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"..What is being demanded is something humdrum, the dignity of an ordinary life lived in the sort of polities that.." http://bit.ly/hUhpcp

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"..especially when informed by impossibilist ideologies. Yet this is not what is happening in the Middle East.." http://bit.ly/hUhpcp

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

The Fat Man on Libya, Burkes and Paines: "Revolutions can go very wrong indeed, especially when informed by.." http://bit.ly/hUhpcp

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

#ff @annagueye for #IvoryCoast RTs, @acarvin north of Sahara RTs, @Dima_Khatib M. East via South Am. @bobfrombrockley south of London Bridge

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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Earlier by @cjchivers - arms #Libya uprising has http://bit.ly/ikbDe3 where from http://bit.ly/hvUPGG where they may go http://bit.ly/eEPOew

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