Journalist: US Media Fret Over Libyan Slave Markets, Ignore NATO’s Culpability | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Journalist: US Media Fret Over Libyan Slave Markets, Ignore NATO’s Culpability

A shocking expose on the refugee slave trade in Libya has become the story of the day as both mainstream and alternative outlets rush to cover the open-air slave markets where human beings are bought and sold for a few hundred American dollars.

How conditions in Libya became wretched enough to allow such conspicuous atrocities to take place has been absent from many mainstream accounts. Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon of Sputnik Radio's By Any Means Necessary asked Ben Norton, a progressive journalist with Alternet who is best known for his critiques of the mainstream media and US foreign policy, particularly in the Middle East, to help fill in the blanks.

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Another legacy from Hillary's term as Secretary of State.

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