Libya, Gaddafi, and NATO

The following articles, most of which are freely available online, focus on Libya, particularly the 2011 AFRICOM/NATO war against Libya and what that produced. 2016. “Haunted by Gaddafi.” Zero Anthropology,...

The following articles, most of which are freely available online, focus on Libya, particularly the 2011 AFRICOM/NATO war against Libya and what that produced.

2016. “Haunted by Gaddafi.” Zero Anthropology, October 22.

2016. “Crisis, ISIS, Synthesis: Where is Libya Going?Zero Anthropology, February 24.

2016. “The Shape of Things to Come in Libya (Part 2 of 2).” Zero Anthropology, February 21.

2016. “The Shape of Things to Come in Libya (Part 1 of 2).” Zero Anthropology, February 14.

2015. “AFRICOM, NATO and the 2011 War on Libya.” In Immanuel Ness & Saer Maty Ba (Eds.), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism (pp. 250-267). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

2015. “Gaddafi, Muammar.” In Richard C. Martin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, 2nd edition (pp. 391-392). Farmington Hills, MI: Cengage Learning/Macmillan Reference—USA.

2015. “Jama’at al-Muslimeen.” In Richard C. Martin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, 2nd edition (p. 636). Farmington Hills, MI: Cengage Learning/Macmillan Reference—USA.

2015. “The Libyan Disaster: This Time Imperialism Pretends Anti-Interventionism.” Zero Anthropology, January 10.

2013. “The Great Nothingness of Libya, Two Years After Muammar Gaddafi.” Zero Anthropology, October 20.

2013. “Search and Distort Missions.” Encircling Empire, May 11.

2013. “Getting It Right: Hugo Chávez and the ‘Arab Spring’. Zero Anthropology, April 14.

2013. “Thoughtful, Respectful, and Progressive: Regarding the ‘Responsibility to Protect’. Zero Anthropology, February 24.

2013. “Libya: The Second Anniversary of a Bloody Coup.” Zero Anthropology, February 17.

2012. “Podcasts: NATO, AFRICOM, Racism, and the War on Libya.” Zero Anthropology, December 31.

2012. “The Effects of Diplomacy as Subversion: The State Department’s ‘Report’ on the Attack in Benghazi.” CounterPunch, December 20.

2012. “A War for Human Rights?The Political Bouillon, December 8.

2012. “Education as Oppression: One Bedouin’s Perspective on Progress.” Zero Anthropology, October 31.

2012. “Remembering Gaddafi, One Year Later.” Zero Anthropology, October 21.

2012. “The Apotheosis of St. Christopher of Libya.” Zero Anthropology, September 29.

2012. “Mugabe: Humanitarian Imperialism, R2P, the Murder of Gaddafi, and the Destruction of Libya.” Zero Anthropology, September 27.

2012. “Encircling Empire: Report #17—Consequences.” Encircling Empire, September 25.

2012. “Libya: Empire or Dignity.” Zero Anthropology, September 22.

2012. “Libya: Imperial Humanists and Helpless Others.” Zero Anthropology, September 22.

2012. “Encircling Empire: Report #16—War, Hegemony, Ideology, and Resistance.” Encircling Empire, September 7.

2012. “A Tear for Africa: Humanitarian Abduction and Reduction.” Zero Anthropology, August 1.

2011. “Al Jazeera and U.S. Foreign Policy: What WikiLeaks’ U.S. Embassy Cables Reveal about U.S. Pressure and Propaganda.” MRzine, September 22.

2011. “Reading Wikileaked Cables about Qatar and Al Jazeera.” MRzine, September 15.

2011. “Demons, Angels, and the Messiah: The Top Ten Myths in the War against Libya.” In Maximilian C. Forte (Ed.), The New Imperialism, Volume II: Interventionism, Information Warfare, and the Military-Academic Complex (pp. 145-195). Montreal, QC: Alert Press.

2011. “The Top Ten Myths in the War Against Libya.” CounterPunch, August 31.

2011. “Libya — Lather, Rinse, Repeat — Syria: Liberal Imperialism and the Refusal to Learn.” MRzine, August 10.2011. “The War in Libya: Race, ‘Humanitarianism,’ and the Media.” MRzine, April 20.2011. “Libya: What Revolution? Whose Revolution?Zero Anthropology, March 31.

2011. “Libya and the Passive Repeaters: Deploying Depleted Information Warheads.” Zero Anthropology, March 27.

2011. “Encircling Empire: Report #15—The Humanitarian-Militarist Project and the Production of Empire in Libya.” Encircling Empire, March 26.

2011. “The Libyan Revolution is Dead: Notes for an Autopsy.” Zero Anthropology, March 18.

2011. “Encircling Empire: Report #14—Foreign Military Intervention in Libya: A Report on Neo-colonial dependency and humanitarian imperialism.” Zero Anthropology, March 17.

2011. “Globalization, Compression, and the Desire for Intervention.” Zero Anthropology, March 8.

2011. “Encircling Empire: Report #13—Revolution, Intervention, Anthropology.” Encircling Empire, March 7.

About Maximilian Forte

Anthropologist focusing on imperialism, neoliberalism, militarization, "humanitarian intervention," decolonization, Indigenous movements, and other topics in Political Anthropology. In addition, he teaches courses on visual anthropology, media ethnographies, and cultural imperialism. He is a full Professor in the Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal. Please direct comments and inquiries to maximilian.forte@concordia.ca