Middle East Watch
La revue de presse alternative pour un Moyen Orient libre

December 2019


Vijay Prashad

Vijay Prashad is the George and Martha Kellner Chair of South Asian History and Director of International Studies at Trinity College, Hartford, CT His most recent book, The Darker Nations : A People’s History of the Third World, won the Muzaffar Ahmad Book Prize for 2009.


Articles de cet auteur

  • The Libyan Labyrinth

    Tuesday 22 February 2011
    In 1969, Colonel Muammar al-Qaddafi (age 27) surprised the aged King Idris, then in Turkey for medical treatment. Inspired by the Free Officers in Egypt, Qaddafi and his fellow Colonels force-marched the fragile Libyan State and even more fragile Libyan society into socialism. Libya’s main product was its oil, and by the time Idris was deposed the country exported three million barrels of oil per day. Scandalously, it received the lowest rent per barrel in the world. Idris feasted on the (...) continue continue

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