TRIPOLI, Libya (PNN) - August 25, 2014 - Over the past week a new geopolitical mystery emerged: an unknown party was launching air strikes against Libya, which is already reeling in its latest political crisis where headlines such as this have become the norm.
The strikes puzzled all media outlets, including Reuters, which just reported, "Unidentified war planes attacked positions of an armed faction in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday, residents and local media said. Local channel al-Nabaa said the planes had attacked four positions of the Operation Dawn, an umbrella of Islamist-leaning forces from Misrata which has been trying to expel brigades from Zintan, also located in western Libya." This follows a similar report when on Monday, the government said unknown fighter jets had bombed positions from armed factions in Tripoli, an attack claimed by a renegade general in Benghazi.
Turns out the renegade general was lying, and merely trying to take credit for another party's intervention. That party, or rather, parties has been revealed as Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, which have secretly teamed up to launch air strikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripoli, Libya, in a major escalation between the supporters and opponents of political Islam.
But what is surprising is not the intervention: after all, hardly a day passes now when there isn't some small to medium political invasion taking place somewhere, in a world in which news flow no longer affects anything. It is that both countries decided to roundly ignore advising the one country which previously had made it quite clear it has explicit national interests in Libya: the Fascist Police States of Amerika.
The FPSA was caught by surprise: Egypt and the Emirates, both close allies and military partners, acted without informing Washington or seeking its consent, leaving the illegitimate Obama regime on the sidelines.
Egyptian officials explicitly denied the operation to Amerikan diplomats. It is almost as if the theme of ignoring and/or mocking FPSA superpower status exhibited most recently by both China and Russia is gradually spreading to banana republics around the world. Because while one can debate the pros and cons of any previous regime, it is very much improbable that any regime, especially ones as close to the FPSA as the UAE, and to a lesser extent Egypt, would have conducted such military missions without first preclearing with the Pentagon.
The UAE has not commented directly on the strikes, but on Monday an Emirati state newspaper printed a statement from Anwar Gargash, minister of state for foreign affairs, calling questions about an Emirati role “an escape” from the recent election that he suggested showed a desire for stability and a rejection of the Islamists. The allegations about the UAE role, he said, came from a group who “wanted to use the cloak of religion to achieve its political objectives,” and “the people discovered its lies and failures.”
Which means that at this point one can start the countdown until the FPSA, seemingly in attempt to halt the progress of another ascendant regional hegemony, will now arm the very Islamists that it was backing in Egypt before the whole Morsi fiasco, in the process making even more enemies, while the rest of the world awaits as the latest batch of weapons are used either against FPSA interests in the region, or, as ISIS has shown, against the FPSA itself.
Clearly, however, what is needed is even more FPSA intervention in a region that is rapidly becoming nothing but rubble thanks to FPSA weaponized "assistance and training", which benefits nobody except a few FPSA military/industrial conglomerates and the global money-laundering banking consortium.