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The political climate in Libya is unstable. The ideologies and political loyalties of the rebels are still in question. While it may be tempting to follow "the enemy of my enemy is my friend" logic when it comes to offering support on the ground, previous experience in the region shows that is not wise. Whether or not France will be held criminally responsible for these weapons drops remains to seen. That is entirely possible, if it is later proven definitively that the French rifles, ammunition, anti-aircraft missiles, or light armor vehicles included in the drops were used in offensive att
(At a recent rally in Tripoli)
"March on the jebel (Nafusa) and seize the weapons that the French have supplied. If later you want to pardon them (the rebels), that's up to you," Kadhafi said.
Originally posted by kro32
Shoulda been in there and this over with already. Too many countries trying to appease the masses and not look bad.
In my opinion keep bombing till Ghadafi is dead, install a friendlier dictator and be done with it. Then move on to the next one.
It really should not be taking this long at all.
Seriously Frace didn't even SELL them to the rebels, just gave them away.