So, the US, France, and UK have codenames for their operations in Libya. Looking at them, I’m thinking there might be some further actions than
just Libya. Even CNN is calling it "Target: Libya", as if its only the first step in a bigger operation.
Let’s start with the US: Operation Odyssey Dawn. Pretty straightforward. An odyssey is “a long series of wanderings or adventures” and dawn
is “the beginning or rise of anything” (dictionary.com). So, we’re just getting started on a long adventure in Africa.
But, where are we going after we get Crazy Qadaffi out of power? Let’s ask France. France’s contribution is Operation Harmattan. According to
Wikipedia, “The Harmattan is a dry and dusty West African trade wind. It blows south from the Sahara into the Gulf of Guinea.”
So, we have our starting point, the Sahara. Which is, conveniently enough, where Libya is located, more or less. But where, you may ask, is the Gulf
of Guinea? Well, it happens to be south of the Sahara, forming part of the West African coast.
Now, on the north part of this gulf, there is a little country you might have heard of called the Ivory Coast. Not too long ago, this nation was
getting quite a bit of attention from the MSM and the UN:
So, looks like "President" Gbagbo is the next to go.
Finally, the UK, and Operation Ellamy. It took a bit more research to find the final dictator to be overthrown on this odyssey, but, I did find
So, whaddya think?