" NATO’s war in Libya, and its role in overthrowing Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been hailed by government and military officials in this country as a victory for the alliance, and in particular, for Canada. In addition, the war has been heralded by western governments as contributing greatly to establishing democracy in Libya.
Defence Watch has received a new book that has a different take on the war. The book, Slouching Towards Sirte: NATO’s War on Libya and Africa, will be released in December.
It is by Maximilian Forte, an associate professor of anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal. Forte is also the author of Indigenous Cosmopolitans, Indigenous Resurgence in the Contemporary, and Ruins of Absence, Presence of Caribs: (Post) Colonial Representations of Aboriginality in Trinidad and Tobago. (...) "