The author raises some interesting questions about US and NATO's intentions regarding Libya, and furnishes some interesting material that suggest an affirmative answer to the title's question.
The flames of revolt are being fanned inside Libya. Chaos in the Arab World has been viewed as beneficial in many strategic circles in Washington, Tel Aviv, London, and NATO Headquarters. If Libya falls into a state of civil war or balkanizes this will benefit the U.S. and the E.U. in the long term and will have serious geo-political implications.