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UK to help Syrian opposition unite against Assad with £500,000

Friday, March 30, 2012 Comments off

by RT.

British Foreign Secretary William Hague. (Reuters / Lucas Jackson)

The UK has announced it will allocate some £500,000 ($795,000) to supply non-military aid to the Syrian opposition. The Foreign Secretary says it will help the ‘hard-pressed’ opposition groups to register violations by the Assad government. Read more…

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Intervention tension: UK eyes ‘failed state’ Somalia

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 27, 2011

With the Libya campaign seen as mission accomplished, Britain reiterates it is eyeing another conflict-torn African country – Somalia. (AFP Photo / Carl de Souza)

With the Libya campaign seen as mission accomplished, Britain reiterates it is eyeing another conflict-torn African country – Somalia. The UK cites threats to its national security, but some analysts say this hides a self-interested strategic agenda. Read more…

Make money, make war: UK profits from Libya mess – RT

Saturday, November 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 12,2011

NATO may have ended its operations in Libya, but the Western presence is far from over, with big companies replacing the warplanes. The countries that bombed the oil-rich state are now getting lucrative contracts to rebuild it. Read more…