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Possibly but so far its the only difference between all the uprisings, so we cant completely ignore that as a possibility.
China and Russia no longer use US dollars in trade between their 2 countries, and China has recently back the Euro to replace the dollar.
Libya is not the linchpin people think they are.
Originally posted by Xcathdra
On the conspiracy side, the theory I have seen did not deal with Libya, but the US. It revolved around the US driving up the gold market, and then cashing out, which would pay off the national debt and then some.