posted on Apr, 16 2011 @ 08:25 PM
Originally posted by Smurfwicked
Attacks continue on Misrata as the rebels await their shipment of "heavy weapons" from a source that remains secret. If Qaddafi can manage to take
control of Misrata it will cut off the rebels only supply route .
Misrata is the only rebel held city in the West, but Benghazi is a bigger city with a much larger port. Losing Misrata would be a blow, but wouldn't
cut the rebels off.
I do find it highly ironic though that some people are very distrustful of the "western media" and it's claims about Libya (despite identical
claims being carried on other media around the world), but are willing to believe Gaddafi and his cronies verbatim, without even a shred of the same
cynicism they show for the "Western" media. Not very open minded, balanced or even logical. The claims of"faked" shots of a small crowd of Rebels
could equally be applied to the shots of Gaddafi and his supporters. Never more than a couple of thousand, even when in Tripoli, a city of over 2
Honestly, the intellectual integrity of this site has slipped to that of a womble on crack over the past few years.