Friday, April 22, 2011
US using armed drones in Libya is a game changer
13 Libyan soldiers, including a General turned themselves over to the Tunisian military at the border as rebels seize border post. The rebels seized the Wazin post after up to 200 pro-Gaddafi soldiers fled to Tunisia on Thursday.Libyan rebels 'seize Tunisia border post' A spokesman for the rebel transitional council, Abdul Hafeez Ghoga, said Col Gaddafi wanted a ceasefire because his forces were being destroyed by Nato air strikes. That I would have to hear for myself!
Libya conflict: EU awaits UN approval for deployment of ground troops
Libyan government troops pounded the besieged rebel-held city of Misrata overnight, undeterred by Western threats to step up military action against Muammar Gaddafi's forces.
NATO has issued a new warning to Libyan civilians to stay away from military areas -- foreshadowing plans for stepped-up air strikes on targets seen as strategically significant in stopping the Gadhafi regime's attacks against civilians, according to a NATO military official. NATO warns Libyans to avoid military areas
Britain, France and Italy are sending military advisers and the US contribution is going to be drones.US to use armed drones over Libya Those are going to be the game changer as they will be able to watch for muzzle flash of tanks and weapons hiding in buildings.
Misrata: Lethal stand-off explained
Misrata map: City under siege
Tripoli witness: Covert defiance
We are getting in deeper and deeper. I understand Gaddafi has a lot on some of our misleaders and they do not really want to kill him but we are getting dragged into a third protracted war with a Muslim country. This is going to work against us. We are also gearing our navy with weapons to deal with the unique threat Iran portrays in the Gulf. I am absolutely nonplussed over all this!