Libya: Is NATO Intervention Illegitimate?

24 Aug 2011

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The NATO intervention in Libya has been a huge blow to international law, says Phyllis Bennis of Washington DC based, Institute for Policy Studies. The legitimacy of the United Nations as well as the legitimacy of any idea of international responsibility has been shredded through this Libyan intervention, she contends.

Editor's Note: You might also be interested in additional reporting from the The Real News Network, NATO Tries to Control Libyan Revolution and "Boots on the Ground" in Libya?.

Phyllis Bennis was also interviewed by Democracy Now in a segment titled, As Fighting Continues in Tripoli, A Look at Role of the U.S., NATO and Oil Firms in Libya Uprising.

You can find this page online at http://sacsis.org.za/site/article/415.19.

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