Why Qaddafi had to go: African gold, oil and the challenge to monetary imperialism

Brown, Ellen
http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2987399/why_qaddafi_had_to_go_african_gold_oil_and_the_challenge_to_monetary_imperialism.html

Publisher:  The Ecologist
Date Written:  14/03/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19021

What was NATO's violent intervention in Libya really all about? Now we know, writes Ellen Brown, thanks to Hillary Clinton's recently published emails. It was to prevent the creation of an independent hard currency in Africa that would free the continent from economic bondage under the dollar, the IMF and the French African franc, shaking off the last heavy chains of colonial exploitation.

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