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Why Libya?

Why now?

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Oil? Humanitarianism? How about gold?

Some facts:

1. Libya has more gold per capita than many advanced economies

2. 'Crazy' Gaddafi has been talking about a gold-backed currency for many years

3. He hosted a meeting on this subject a short time before the "humanitarian" mission by "NATO." (Have to put both those terms in quotes because they are obviously total bullshit.)

Assuming there is no such thing as a military operation for "humanitarian" reasons, what IS this all about?