According to some it is about protecting civilians.
according to a few
according to some
according to many
according to most
according to everybody
Which phrases did you hear?
President Obama – Resolve
Obama: And our resolve is clear. The people of Libya must be protected.
Did you know that Obama was born in Hawaii?
Which phrase did you hear?
the people of Libya must be protected
the people of Libya deserve to be protected
the people of Libya have a right to be protected
The only reason they are interested in Libya is oil.
The only reason they are interested in Libya is democracy.
The only reason they are interested in Libya is broccoli.
Us and Them
Do you think we would be in Iraq if the chief export there was broccoli?
Write your answer in the “comments” section below.
But some are convinced that it is all about currency.
Link to: the Currency Page
Which phrase did you hear?
nobody is convinced
some are convinced
some people are convinced
most are convinced
most people are convinced
everybody is convinced
The Man with the Long Beard
“It is one of these things which you must plan almost in secret because as soon as you say you are going to change over from the dollar to something else, you are going to be targeted. There were two conferences on this … called the World Mertaba Conference, … organised by Gaddafi….
Are you good at keeping secrets?
Voice of Female Narrator: Gaddafi didn’t give up. Two months before the intervention he ……
to create this new currency that would rival the euro and the dinar.
Mathematics Question – National Reserves of Gold
Libya has 144 tons of gold
The UK has double that but ten times the population.
What is the ratio of tons of gold per head of population in Libya?
What is the ratio of tons of gold per head of population in the UK?
Write your answer in the comments section at the bottom.
Language Notes – Can you complete the transcript?
If Gaddaffi had an intent to reprice his oil
or maybe launch a gold dinar currency
any move such as that would not be welcomed by the power elite that control the world’s banks
the world’s central banks
It has happened before.
In 200 Saddam Hussein announced that Iraqi oil would be traded in euros and not dollars.
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