Skip to comments.Libya wants more talks as NATO strikes hit capital
Posted on 07/23/2011 10:49:19 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar
Libya is ready to hold more talks with the United States and with rebels trying to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi, but the Libyan leader will not bow to demands he quit, a government spokesman said.
Moussa Ibrahim said Libyan officials had a "productive dialogue" with U.S. counterparts last week in a rare meeting that followed American recognition of the rebel government that hopes to end Gaddafi's 41-year rule.
"Other meetings in the future ... will help solve Libyan problems," the spokesman told reporters in Tripoli late on Friday. "We are willing to talk to the Americans more."
He said Gaddafi would not leave his position nor Libya.
Hours later NATO planes bombed targets in the capital, causing damage and casualties, Libyan state television said, without giving details.
NATO said it had hit a "command and control node."
A Reuters witness heard at least six blasts early on Saturday, the largest to hit the capital in several weeks, four of them shaking the hotel hosting international media.
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He said Gaddafi would not leave his position nor Libya. Hours later NATO planes bombed targets in the capital, causing damage and casualties, Libyan state television said, without giving details. NATO said it had hit a "command and control node."Imagine, one or two guys caused all that bloodshed and property damage in Norway...
Gee. Bob Beckel said this would only take about a week. What a military genius.
The one thing more disgusting to behold than unjustified wars of aggression are unjustified wars of aggression which are incompetently executed.
As part of any deal for Gaddafi to leave, he has to agree to pinpoint the coordinates of the Pan Am bomber released by the Brits so we can accelerate his “terminal” illness to its natural conclusion at the tip of a laser guided bomb.
So. I see we are still massacring Libyan civilians to support Al Queda, *cough* uhmm, “rebels” who are also massacring civilians, and we are doing and supporting this massacre in order to prevent Kaddafi from massacring civilians should he maybe, possibly, decide to do so some time in the future.
OK. Got it.
Well, I guess that’s one way to do it. We will just kill them all first. That way, there will be no one left for Kadaffi to kill. Mission accomplished. Take that Kadaffi!
This must be some kind of weird ‘community organizer’ military strategy.