Arms and the manufacturers
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 @ 00:00
The UK has been the friend of military dictators for too long, says Alan Storkey
THE official version has dominated the airwaves. The courageous Libyan people have risen up and killed the wicked dictator Muammar Gaddafi, and now they are free to move to democracy. Messrs Cameron and Hague and Dr Fox supported the move to freedom, without interfering directly.
But it was, and is, not quite like that. First, Gaddafi was our friend. In 2004, he “gave up” weapons of mass destruction, and, as a reward, Tony Blair and others ...
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