Colonel Gaddafi

Benghazi is bust. The UK government is needlessly witholding funds from the Libyan rebels as they battle Gaddafi’s forces. It must free the money now

‘Turning Syria over to rebel control would produce far-reaching benefits. The US and Europe must bring Bashar al-Assad to the Hague’

‘Only the West can botch anything up. And when the rest of the world botches things up, it’s the West’s fault for making them do it’

‘France and Britain might have achieved the stated goals of protecting civilians and toppling Gaddafi had they intervened a month earlier. Now they have no guarantee of success.’

Ignoring the silenced millions, Western journalists got the Middle East all wrong