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Robert Haddick, managing editor of Small Wars Journal, provides a look at supplying weapons to Libyan rebels, the US's history of arming insurgencies and where Gadhafi has gotten his weapons.
CrossTalk on Libya: Humanitarian Bombs?
I was disturbed at the news that the forces of the no-fly zone had blown up a Libyan plane as it was landing--not while it was about to attack insurgents, not after the crew had a chance to get out, but at a point where it was not a threat & the crew were still in the plane. It reminded me, on a small scale, of the "highway of death," where Iraqi troops were bombed as they retreated from Kuwait & were no longer any threat.
London Daily Telegraph today...."Clueless American Presidency Adrift in a Sea of Confusion".
Oh, the CIA are on the ground. That makes me feel so much better. They were the ones who worked with the Taliban in Afghanistan, yeah...the ones who failed to foresee 9/11 yeah......the ones who provided the "intelligence" to invade Iraq....that makes me feel so much better.
Who grills the oil in Libya? BP!
If the western nations had manufactured pianos instead of weapons over the past fifty years perhaps the world would be singing another song. Make music not war!
Here's your next show: who are we selling weapons to at this time?
Gaddafi also sold/provided weapons to warlords in Sierra Leone, Liberia, PLO, IRA
Here we go again, can you say Blowback ?One definition of the Insane is repeating the same actions and expecting different results !
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