Skip to comments.McCain Calls for More Military Support to Anti-Qaddafi Forces During Libya Visit
Posted on 04/22/2011 10:32:34 AM PDT by NWFLConservative
BENGHAZI, Libya -- The Libyan rebels fighting Muammar Qaddafi's forces are getting a shout out from U.S. Sen. John McCain, who is calling for increased military support, including providing weapons, training and giving close air support to the opposition on the battlefield.
The Arizona Republican senator said at a news conference Friday in the rebels' stronghold in eastern Libya that all nations should recognize the opposition's Transitional National Council as the legitimate voice of the Libyan people.
He said nations need to provide the council with "every appropriate means of assistance," including "command and control support, battlefield intelligence, training and weapons."
His comments come a day after the United States started flying armed drones to bolster NATO firepower and try to break a battlefield stalemate with Qaddafi's forces.
McCain praised Libya's rebels as his "heroes."
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I don’t trust the judgement of John Mcain and I don’t like the idea of issueing American weapons to a group of people who we have No clue as to what or whom they represent.
I’m tired of hearing that such and such group is proAmerican and within months we find out its just NOT true.
I say we just continue the war on McCain.