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Ten Nations Ready To Attack Ghaddafi Regime
Afrol News ^ | March 18, 2011

Posted on 03/18/2011 3:44:12 PM PDT by Fennie

A "coalition of the willing" is rapidly forming to strike back at any military advances of the Ghaddafi regime against the rebels and Libyan civilians. Ten nations already are ready to attack.

An immediate attack on pro-Ghaddafi forces after this night's UN Security Council resolution had been carefully planned, with many Arab and Western nations putting military vessels and aircrafts to the disposition of the operations.

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1 posted on 03/18/2011 3:44:16 PM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

If I were Kadoofy, I would tell China that they get ALL my oil if they support me.

Wouldnt that put a wrench in the works.


2 posted on 03/18/2011 3:46:22 PM PDT by crz
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To: Fennie

Will the French be out in front?

History in the making....


3 posted on 03/18/2011 3:47:13 PM PDT by jessduntno ("That 3 a.m. phone call from Egypt to Obama went right to the answering machine." - Sarah Palin)
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To: jessduntno

Yeh can we please sit this one out?


4 posted on 03/18/2011 3:49:55 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Fennie
So far, the US, UK, France, Spain, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Malta, Qatar and another unnamed Arab country (To be named later) are prepared to participate in a strike against Colonel Ghaddafi's troops.

How's that for a starting lineup? LOL! Well, at least they put the US first on the list. That would indicate that they are at least trying to scare Moammar.

5 posted on 03/18/2011 3:50:41 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you thought the lame duck Congress was fun, you're gonna love a lame duck Kenyan president.)
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To: Fennie

Somebody is in dream land, they think you move military assets around like a chess board. No hours of recon, just throw the jets in there and bomb the damn milk factory and hospitals. Fools!!!


6 posted on 03/18/2011 3:52:10 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Without the US military and the leadership it brings this operation will not have a chance. Face it we know how to get this job done.


7 posted on 03/18/2011 3:54:47 PM PDT by Destroyer Sailor
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To: Fennie

And I thought that BHO was not going to be an interventionist like the beyond evil Bush administration? (Of course Israel was always a target)


8 posted on 03/18/2011 4:02:33 PM PDT by PORD (People Of Right & Duty!)
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To: Destroyer Sailor

So, tell me, what is “the job”? Is it replacing one murderous dictator of long-standing who has his country, until recently, under control. If so, replacing it with what? The only thing that comes to mind is a fundamentalist Muslim state.

This is a country of tribes. The people are still living back in the middle ages saddled with a religion of repression. Is that what you want? Another Iran? Just wait and see what happens in Egypt, a country far more civilized. Can’t you hear the Muslim Brotherhood coming?

We should not be sending so much as one US military person in harms way, nor should we be spending US dollars which we do not have.


9 posted on 03/18/2011 4:02:40 PM PDT by CdMGuy
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To: Fennie

But, but, I thought you needed permission from Congress before we went to war? W caught all sort of flak for jumping the gun and going into Iraq. What makes this any different? Where are the crowds of hippie war protesters when you need them?


10 posted on 03/18/2011 4:03:07 PM PDT by reaganbooster (The democrat party symbol should be the grim reaper instead of the donkey.)
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To: PORD

He said there’d be no ground troops. In effect he told Khaddafi we will not do anything to remove him. And the reply was “I’ll attack passenger jets if the rest of you mess with me ‘cause I know the kenyan won’t do anything.”


11 posted on 03/18/2011 4:07:54 PM PDT by Terry Mross (We need a SECOND party'1)
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To: CdMGuy

I was not saying if the No Fly Zone was a good idea. I was saying that to have any chance for it to work at all the US will have to run it. No one else on the list can even come close to it.


12 posted on 03/18/2011 4:08:25 PM PDT by Destroyer Sailor
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To: Fennie

I still think Obama needs congressional approval. Just because the UN authorized the strike, does not void the War Powers Act that requires the president to have before committing troops to action overseas to have either a congressional approval or for America to be under attack or a serious threat.

This isn’t a threat to America. So Obama needs to get the Congressional approval.


13 posted on 03/18/2011 4:14:31 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Fennie

The only thing we should be doing in Libya is selling weapons to both sides.


14 posted on 03/18/2011 4:17:45 PM PDT by Nachoman (Wisdom is learned, cynicism is earned.)
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To: Terry Mross

Malteeeeze will lead the NO FLY, language lessons to NATO already strated.
All the FLYs belong to us!


15 posted on 03/18/2011 4:20:09 PM PDT by Leo Carpathian (fffffFRrrreeeeepppeeee-ssed!)
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To: reaganbooster

Where are the crowds of hippie war protesters when you need them?

They are trying to get as much government money as they can and grow fat. During the next Republican presidency they will draw off this supply as they protest “Sarah’s war” or “Trump’s war” or whoever wins.


16 posted on 03/18/2011 4:20:39 PM PDT by Eyes Unclouded ("The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out." -George Carlin)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Malta?

Other nations participating:

Tibet

Austria-Hungry

Conch Republic

CSA

Afrika Bambaataa and the Zulu Nation

Atlantis


17 posted on 03/18/2011 4:25:52 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: Eyes Unclouded
If 10 nations are going to do something about Qaddafi, who's gonna be in-charge?

The UN or NATO or (fill-in blank)?

What are they going to do, exactly?

What's the ROE?

Has Congress authorized it?

Small questions for Generalissimo Zer0. Think anyone in the MSM has the brains (or guts) to ask?

Or, will they act like a collective of bobble-head dolls. (My bet's on the bobble-head dolls.)

18 posted on 03/18/2011 4:30:39 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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To: DannyTN

Defense Secretary was pretty clear in what sort of military actions are necessary in order to ensure success of No Fly Zone in Libya. So with that information, the President needs to go before Congress to authorize the use of force in Libya. But if he’s not going to do that, impeachment hearings should occur immediately.


19 posted on 03/18/2011 4:31:31 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: Destroyer Sailor

Our intelligence is telling us that the rebels received a lot of their training in Iran. Why are we supporting Muslim extremist , as bad as Qhaddafi is, he is no worse than the Muslim nutcases. We need to stay out of this mess. This would be like us supporting the Nazi against the Russians.


20 posted on 03/18/2011 4:36:38 PM PDT by omegadawn (qualified)
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To: DannyTN

He’s triggered the consultation requirement, and (shortly) the 48 hour notice requirement, but I don’t think he needs approval. They can vote to shut off his funding, but he could keep fighting with his “stash”.

The anti-war left must be tied up in logical knots at the moment. We’re going to war, but we’re doing it to save members of one of their protected classes.


21 posted on 03/18/2011 4:37:38 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: Destroyer Sailor
Face it we know how to get this job done.

Granted, WE know how to get it done but you forget Barry's in charge and he's on his way to 'parte' in Rio.......la cucaracha, la cucaracha.....................

22 posted on 03/18/2011 4:41:00 PM PDT by varon (Allegiance to the Constitution, always. Allegiance to a party, never!)
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To: ArmstedFragg
"He’s triggered the consultation requirement, and (shortly) the 48 hour notice requirement, but I don’t think he needs approval. "

Why not, the War Powers Act seems pretty clear that he needs prior approval unless America is under attack or under a serious threat. Neither exception applies in this case.

It's an impeachable offense, if he does it without their approval. However, I think a resolution reprimanding him would be more likely to be successful and avoid letting him set a new precedent.

23 posted on 03/18/2011 4:42:11 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Fennie

What’s Qatar going to contribute?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar_Armed_Forces#Navy


24 posted on 03/18/2011 4:42:49 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: reaganbooster
"W caught all sort of flak for jumping the gun and going into Iraq. What makes this any different? "

If I remember right, W had a congressional authorization approving force in Iraq in response to failure to meet UN inspection requirements. Bush used that. However the 'rats were trying to make a case that the authorization was a couple of months old and he needed a new one. Bush disagreed and went ahead with the one that he already had.

25 posted on 03/18/2011 4:44:52 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: omegadawn

Yeah, and that would be like us supporting the Russians against the Nazis, too. Oh, wait...


26 posted on 03/18/2011 4:47:38 PM PDT by Apogee
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To: DannyTN

The Constitutionality of those provisions is very much in doubt. When Bush went to Congress prior to Iraq, his message in response to the resolution made it clear that the White House was not agreeing that there was a Constitutional obligation to obtain Congressional approval.

Impeachment would never get out of the House in this circumstance. The Republicans are split on the issue, and few are going to want to be accused of being soft on genocidal dictators during the next campaign.


27 posted on 03/18/2011 4:49:53 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: Fennie
I hope Muammar has his spider-hole all picked out.
28 posted on 03/18/2011 4:53:59 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." -- Barry Soetoro, June 11, 2008)
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To: Fennie
what a bunch of hypocrites

42 killed today in Yemen and how many in Bahrain? How many last month in Sudan? How many Christians burned alive in Egypt, Iraq and Pakistan? How may North Koreans starved in the past 30 days.

But 10 chickenhawk governments (browbeating Barry) all riled up by euro business elites with pipelines from Libya want us to think they are humanitarians

29 posted on 03/18/2011 4:59:44 PM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Fennie

Although Libya’s portion of global oil supplies is not gigantic, the truth is the no fly zone would NOT have come up and never would have approached approval at the U.N. if Ghaddafi already held the oil export port of Bengazi - now held by the rebels - and if the rebels held Tripoli instead - an area not as central to Libya’s oil industry.

Find a “rebels vs dictator” scene anywhere in the world (like Ivory coast right now, for example), now and in recent history, and you’ll likely find if the nation concerned is not an oil exporter, there likely was, or is no call for a “no fly zone” to favor the rebels.

There is, and has been for decades, good cause to oppose Ghaddafi. None of the good reasons ever led to concerted action against him, even after Lockerbie, until political leaders saw an opportunity to separate him from Libya’s oil.

Call me a cynic.


30 posted on 03/18/2011 5:14:57 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: Wuli

You Cynic.


31 posted on 03/18/2011 5:17:35 PM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: Fennie; ex-Texan
As expected, Russia abstained from voting against Qaddafi. One reason is Putin made a huge weapons deal with Qaddafi worth well over two billion dollars in various forms of weaponry, now being shipped from Assad's Syria, another of Moscow's neo-Soviet allies, along with the fanatical Shia Iranian dictatorship.

Red China's abstention was fully expected, once again big weapons deals with leftist terrorist Col. Qaddafi.

Brazil, now controlled by a Marxist 'ex'-guerrilla & her anti-American cohorts, also gave support to Libya's dictator by not voting in favour of the no fly zone.

Germany also abstained. Really something! It's reminiscent of what some Germans still consider "The good old days", when Nazi Germany gave full support to the pro-Nazi Arab Grand Mufti, who supplied thousands of various Muslim nationals for Himmler's Waffen SS divisions.


32 posted on 03/18/2011 5:27:53 PM PDT by M. Espinola
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To: M. Espinola

NO WAR FOR OIL!

...OR MUSLIMES!


33 posted on 03/18/2011 5:43:07 PM PDT by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!(FR #1690))
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To: Fennie

The New World Order is now deciding who is allowed to rule over each country and which ones will be “removed” or their departure “demanded”.

There’s more going on in the background here than any of us would care to know. When Obama gave up our sovereign rights as a nation and put us under the jurisdiction of INTERPOL, and made deals with Canada about their military, I knew our time had come.

We’re about to be had. America, RIP.


34 posted on 03/18/2011 6:01:56 PM PDT by Aleya2Fairlie
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To: reaganbooster
But, but, I thought you needed permission from Congress before we went to war? W caught all sort of flak for jumping the gun and going into Iraq.

President Clinton signed Congress' Iraqi Liberation Act of 1998 into law, remember?

35 posted on 03/18/2011 6:07:07 PM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: Aleya2Fairlie

http://fratres.wordpress.com/2009/12/24/interpol-in-america-we-await-an-explanation-mr-president/

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=57228

King James Bible
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high [places].


36 posted on 03/18/2011 6:20:51 PM PDT by Aleya2Fairlie
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To: Fennie

Not comfortable with the uncertainty in the nature of the new government.


37 posted on 03/18/2011 6:39:21 PM PDT by kanawa (Obama - "The only people who don't want to disclose the truth are people with something to hide.")
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To: Fennie
Although I've always been known as a hawk, this is one occasion in which we must not use any ground-pounders. I have bad vibes about this and only see a lose-lose outcome for the U.S. Let the Europeans and Arab nations handle it.

Besides, I have been looking at the crowd pictures since this thing started and noted every “protester” appears well fed, healthy (very big mouths) and muscular. I am not suggesting they are soldiers in civilian clothes, but that's my observation is these are not deprived people.

We know he is a terrorist and supports terrorism in many places. But, just how cruel has he been to his people? Where is some evidence?

38 posted on 03/18/2011 6:42:02 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: jessduntno

Don’t cross the Line of Death.


39 posted on 03/18/2011 6:53:02 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: wetgundog

“Don’t cross the Line of Death.”

He’s a pisser ... a total dictator and he makes himself a Colonel.


40 posted on 03/18/2011 6:58:09 PM PDT by jessduntno ("That 3 a.m. phone call from Egypt to Obama went right to the answering machine." - Sarah Palin)
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To: CdMGuy
So, tell me, what is “the job”?

"The Job" is making ourselves look and feel good, dontcha know? Never mind the fact there has been absolutely NO attention paid to what the end result will be.

But, that doesn't matter... because, well... we just gotta!

Hell of a national objective, eh?

41 posted on 03/18/2011 7:07:54 PM PDT by ScottinVA
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To: Fennie

42 posted on 03/18/2011 7:09:09 PM PDT by ScottinVA
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To: Destroyer Sailor
Face it we know how to get this job done.

And what again defines "mission accomplished?" The "administration" has failed to provide that answer.

43 posted on 03/18/2011 7:10:53 PM PDT by ScottinVA
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To: Fennie

This has been and continues to be Libya’s internal matter. We are putting ourselves where have no business.


44 posted on 03/18/2011 7:12:21 PM PDT by ScottinVA
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To: Fennie

GET ON WITH IT! ENOUGH TALKING!!!!


45 posted on 03/18/2011 7:45:34 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Allah sucks pig teat.)
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To: ScottinVA

Great graphic!


46 posted on 03/18/2011 7:49:06 PM PDT by M. Espinola
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To: CdMGuy

I agree. Stay out. Stay the H out.


47 posted on 03/18/2011 8:18:17 PM PDT by businessprofessor
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To: CdMGuy

I agree with your post.

This may well be one of those situations where the cure is worse than the disease.


48 posted on 03/18/2011 9:55:10 PM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: CdMGuy
So, tell me, what is “the job”? Is it replacing one murderous dictator of long-standing who has his country, until recently, under control. If so, replacing it with what? The only thing that comes to mind is a fundamentalist Muslim state.

This is a country of tribes. The people are still living back in the middle ages saddled with a religion of repression. Is that what you want? Another Iran? Just wait and see what happens in Egypt, a country far more civilized. Can’t you hear the Muslim Brotherhood coming?

We should not be sending so much as one US military person in harms way, nor should we be spending US dollars which we do not have.

I agree 100%!

"Another Iran" is about right.

I'm actually rooting for Daffy on this one!

STE=Q

49 posted on 03/18/2011 10:02:44 PM PDT by STE=Q ("It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government" ... Thomas Paine)
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To: Fennie

Funny how the same players who insist upon a no-fly zone today, also complained so bitterly when the US took action against Saddam Hussein who violated all aspects of a UN imposed no-fly zone for about a decade.


50 posted on 03/18/2011 10:05:29 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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