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Remember Libya?

Sure you do; it served as a locale for a war waged by the Obama administration that turned out to be wildly and wonderfully successful. 408 more words

In the Event You Thought Things Are Going Swimmingly in Libya . . .

Here is Joshua Keating to disabuse you of your happy assumptions. The piece is short, so I won’t do any excerpting; just read the whole thing. 51 more words

Before Syria, There Was Libya

As we contemplate a new Obamaesque military adventure, it is perhaps useful to remind ourselves how the old one is shaking out:

A little under two years ago, Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, urged British businessmen to begin “packing their suitcases” and to fly to Libya to share in the reconstruction of the country and exploit an anticipated boom in natural resources.

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Military Photos: Tomahawk Cruise Missile Launch

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) launches a Tomahawk cruise missile:

Mediterranean Sea, 29 March 2011: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) launches a Tomahawk cruise missile to support Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn. 95 more words

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"Some NATO air strikes in Libya may have violated the law of war" report of the International Commission of Inquiry on Libya says

According to a report published in these hours by the UN Commission of inquiry on Libya, the coalition of NATO and non-NATO members, operating within… 966 more words

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Air strikes over Libya

At a few minutes past midnight on November 1st, 2011, after radioing a “thank you” to the Malta ATC controller, ‘OUP 355′, an E-3 AWACS of the NATO Airborne Early Warning Component, began an en-route descent to Trapani airbase, in Sicily. 864 more words

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