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Norway Officials Admit They Knew Nothing About Libya But Joined Regime Change Efforts Anyway

Battle for Sirte, Libya after it was bombed by NATO jets. PHOTO: via Zero Hedge/EPA

By Tyler Durden | 19 September 2018

ZERO HEDGE — A new official report produced by the Norwegian government illustrates the continuing absurdity of NATO expansion and foreign adventurism in places very far away from the “North Atlantic” explicit in the name North Atlantic Treaty Organization — places like Afghanistan, Libya, Ukraine or Syria.

Top Norwegian officials have now admitted they “had very limited knowledge” of events unfolding in Libya during 2010 and 2011, prior to NATO’s military intervention on behalf of anti-Gaddafi rebels — a war that resulted in regime change and a failed state ruled by competing governments and extremist militias to this day. Norway enthusiastically joined the US, UK, and French led bombing of the country initiated in March 2011 even knowing full well its military knew next to nothing of what was unfolding on the ground.

But what did decision-makers have to go on? Consider this absurd admission from the official report“In such situations, decision-makers often rely on information from media and other countries,” the report reads. […]

4 Comments on Norway Officials Admit They Knew Nothing About Libya But Joined Regime Change Efforts Anyway

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  2. http://odsd.ru/news/sostoalis-voenno-sportivnye-sbory-vpsk-peresvet
    “On September 23, in Makeyevka, the next military and sports training camps of the All-Russian Sports Complex “Peresvet” were held.

    The event was organized and conducted under the leadership of the MP of the National Assembly of Ukraine and the head of the club Maxim Knysh.

    According to the parliamentarian, during the military-sports camps the students of the military-patriotic sports club “Peresvet” are trained in skills and skills of survival in any environment, including extreme conditions.

    “The guys learn to orientate on the terrain, work with a map and compass, work out the skills of teamwork in groups in the event of natural disasters and emergencies ,” said the head of the club.”

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