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Video: NATO strikes key command & contorl nodes in Brega

Yesterday NATO struck several key command and control nodes in the vicinity of Brega. Brega has been the scene of significant Qadhafi regime military activity. Qadhafi regime forces have occupied buildings in an abandoned, built-up area of Brega, for use … Continue reading

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Europe “doing the work” in Libya, says Sarkozy

BRUSSELS/TRIPOLI, June 24 (Reuters) – French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday rebuffed criticism of Europe’s role in the Libyan war by outgoing U.S. Defence Secretary Robert Gates, saying Washington’s allies were “doing the work”. The spat is the latest sign … Continue reading

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William Hague: ‘Libya war cheaper than aid effort’

The Foreign Secretary says the war in Libya is cheaper than dealing with a humanitarian crisis created by Gaddafi killing civilians. The Ministry of Defence will set out the most recent financial implications for taxpayers of the Nato-led mission in … Continue reading

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NATO counts on Tripoli uprising to break deadlock

ALGIERS, June 21 (Reuters) – NATO is trying to lay the groundwork for an armed uprising inside the Libyan capital to oust Muammar Gaddafi because it has lost hope that rebels elsewhere in the country can advance on Tripoli any … Continue reading

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Libya stalemate will push West to back AU plan, says Chairman

ADDIS ABABA, June 22 (Reuters) – The chairman of the African Union believes the West will inevitably come round to accepting the organisation’s plan for a ceasefire in Libya as NATO’s bombing campaign has failed to dislodge Muammar Gaddafi. Jean … Continue reading

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Video: Commander of Unified Protector visits the operation’s flagship

The Commander of Unified Protector, Lieutenant General Charles Bouchard visits the flagship of the naval operation, the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Garibaldi and witness a boarding demonstration

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Video: NATO statement regarding Tripoli incident

A press statement by NATO regarding a possible weapon system’s failure in the last air strike on Tripoli which may have resulted in casualties.

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Video: Gaddafi forces use mosque as shield

The video shows Gaddafi forces hiding in and firing multiple rockets from within a mosque.The video was taken by a NATO surveillance platform on 10 June over Zlitan in northwestern Libya.

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Nato accuses Gaddafi of using mosques and children’s parks as shields

By ADAM SCHRECK and DON MELVIN TRIPOLI, Libya – NATO accused Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Saturday of using mosques and children’s parks as shields for his military operations, saying the longtime ruler who lashed out against alliance airstrikes is … Continue reading

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Why a slow moving NATO is good for Libya

Editor’s Note: Stephan Richter is the editor-in-chief of The Globalist. By Stephan Richter – Special to CNN Seemingly all the major U.S. newspapers, including the New York Times and Washington Post, are editorializing harshly that NATO (read: Europe) shows itself … Continue reading

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