THE MORAL DILEMMA: BBC Debate - Should Nato have Interfered in Libya?


THE MORAL DILEMMA: BBC Debate - Should Nato have Interfered in Libya?
by Darius Kadivar

Historian Niall Ferguson and Bianca Jagger on BBC’s Talk Show Question Time Slam Labour Party candidate Ken Livingston who criticized the Coalition Intervention in Libya aiming to protect civilians at the time of the Liberation of Benghazi by the rebels about to be slaughtered by Gaddafi Forces.

BBC's Question Time aired 24th of March 2011:

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David & Goliath by Titian , 1540s (Santa Maria della Salute, Venice)

Question Time Host : David Dimbleby

David Dimbleby is a major presenter of current affairs programmes and documentaries for BBC television. He has presented the BBC's general election programmes since 1979 as well as US presidential election programmes and Budget coverage. He has chaired BBC One'sQuestion Time since January 1994. (More on him here)


Danny Alexander:

Daniel Grian Alexander (born 15 May 1972) is aBritish Liberal Democrat politician and the Member of Parliament for Inverness,Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey. (More on him here)

Ken Livingston:

Kenneth Robert "Ken"Livingstone (born 17 June 1945) is an English politician who is currently a member ofthe centrist to centre-left Labour Party.

(More on him here)

Rory Stewart :

Roderick 'Rory' James Nugent Stewart OBE FRSL MP DUniv (born 3January 1973) is a British academic, author, and Conservative politician. Since May 2010, he has been the Member of Parliament for Penrith and the Border, in the county of Cumbria, North West England. (More on him here)

Bianca Jagger :

Bianca Jagger (born Bianca Pérez-Mora Macias, May 2, 1945) is a Nicaraguan-born social and human rights advocate and a former actress and model. Jaggercurrently serves as a Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador, Founder and Chairof the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation, Member of the ExecutiveDirector's Leadership Council of Amnesty International USA and a Trustee of theAmazon Charitable Trust. (More on her here)

Niall Ferguson:

Niall Campbell Douglas Ferguson (born April 18, 1964)is a British historian who specialises in financial and economic history,particularly hyper inflation and the bond markets, as well as the history of colonialism. (More on him here)


United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973, on the situation inLibya, is a measure that was adopted on 17 March 2011. The Security Council resolution was proposed by France, Lebanon, and the United Kingdom.

Ten Security Council members voted in the affirmative (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia,Gabon, Lebanon, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, and permanent members France,the United Kingdom,and the United States).Five (Brazil, Germany, and India, and permanentmembers China and Russia) abstained, withnone opposed.

The resolution formed the legal basis for military intervention in the Libyan civil war,demanding "an immediate ceasefire "and authorizing the international community to establish a no-fly zone and to use all means necessary short of foreign occupation to protect civilians. (More Here)

France's Nicholas Sarkozy and UK's David Cameron Greeted as Liberators in Benghazi:

Bernard-Henri Lévy Slams BBC’s Middle East « Expert » Abdelal-Bari Atwan on Libya intervention:

Bernard-Henri Lévy vs Abdel al-Bari Atwan, Newsnight with Jeremy Paxman 21.3.2011

Hannibal The ‘Cannibal’ ? :

The Wife of Gaddafi's Son(Hannibal Ghaddafi) accused of Burning the Face of an Ethiopian Woman Working as Her Nanny

(WARNING : Graphic Images may hurt sensitive people and Young viewers)

Hannibal Gaddafi (Gaddafi's son) and Hannibal's Lebanese lingerie model wife Aline Skaf tortured their children's nanny (Ms. Mullah) by pouring boiling water on her.

She is now severely scarred. The freedom fighters have tried to lift her to take her to the hospital, but her burns have made it extremely difficult.

Also, their Bangladeshi male servant was repeatedly beaten by Hannibal and Aline.

They have not seen Hannibal and his wife in 6 months.

Ms. Mullah was abandoned with her injuries by Gaddafi's family.

(WARNING : Graphic Images may hurt sensitive people and Young viewers)

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