Skip to comments.Likely Libya Attack Strategy - Cruise Missiles, Then Bombing
Posted on 03/19/2011 7:36:20 AM PDT by Strategy
Action to stop Libyan forces bombing rebels could start with a cruise missile strike to neutralise air defences, close-up bombing of runways and then patrols to enforce a no-fly zone, experts say.
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Air raiding villages and killing innocent civilians.
Destroying the barn after the horses got out.
Nobel Prize Recipient Bombs Sovereign Nation And Assassinates Its Head of State On A Whim.
Great headline. Great leadership.
just in: french planes seen over libya
Why are we wasting our cruise missiles on europe’s problem?
From what I understand, US aircraft won’t be involved. Only logistic help for France and England. Have you ever heard of the Great One ever attacking Muslims?
So which side is the good guys - the murderous dictator in charge, or the murderous muslims that are trying to overthrow him?
From the Al jazeera blog:
Al Jazeera is hearing from French journalists that French fighter jets will begin their strike operations by targetting pro-Gaddafi tanks around Benghazi in order to send a message that they are breaking the siege.
AFP reports that French planes are Rafale fighter jets, flying reconnaissance missions across “all Libyan territory”, citing a military source.
French media group BFMTV’s website claims that French planes have flown over Benghazi to prevent pro-Gaddafi army movements.
French reconnaissance planes have entered Libyan airspace, several news agencies are now reporting, citing French military sources.
If that doesn't scare the bejeezus out of the Libyan Luftwaffe, nothing will. ;)
I don't know if Obama knows the political embarrassment that can come out of this.
It's one thing when innocence is always killed. That happens unfortunately. But who's to say that rebels, their families and villages are not going to be the innocent civilians?
Gadaffi's crazy but he hasn't been where he is now by being stupid. He would have an opportunity to take advantage of the situation or to mock Obama because of Obama's aid in killing off the rebels OR Gadaffi could force the victims to claim they are rebels hit by US bombs and be on camera begging Obma to stop the bombing.
"Inside classified Hill briefing, administration spells out war plan..."
Are they idiots? You don't leak this stuff as intimidation hoping they back off IF THIS IS HOW IDIOT OBAMA IS THINKING. You don't leak CLASSIFIED things PERIOD.
Libyan Rebels Beg Nobel Peace Prize Recipient To Stop Bombing After Their Village Gets Wiped Out
just in: french planes seen over libya
Has anyone learned whose plane was shot down? I saw the photo, but no ID was included.
Any U.S. citizen, civilian or military, who kills a Libyan, should be charged with first degree murder.
AGAIN the announcement... WTF lets announce the exact movement of Naval ships.
Sarkozy needs to appear strong against the conservative LePen for domestic political purposes. This will also be an opportunity for arms merchants to try out air defense systems against French and British air assets.
It’s slightly odd that two of the frontline ships are the USS Ponce and the USS Barry...
Did you mean civilian or were you being Obama?
This is all about freedom and protecting innocent people. The world must act.
Now - for all you other countries that have tried to rise up over the years - and have been squashed by your leaders - well you don’t really count.
Psst it is all about the oil
Thank goodness - with this new policy it appears we WILL be attacking Iran soon! Among other countries that have protests.
When we attack Bahrain and Saudi Arabia our forces won’t have far to travel.
We have no business in Libya. Not our fight.
Might as well be machine gunning the illegals crossing our border. That type is killing is more justified.
I think their deployment was moved up is all. There is already a presence I am sure. It sounds like they will rock and roll and do it right.
The French took the political lead I never thought I’d see the day.
If we do ANYTHING, we should park a battleship off from Gaza and fire cruise missiles at the Palis.
Oh I agree. Barry incited the mobs and war. <-—————READ THAT OUTLOUD an anti war progressive OBAMA started this then sat until the woosy French and UN said OH WE MUST STOP THIS . It is Obama that must fix his eff up he is an idiot.It is all a part of a plan of them trying to clean up the radicals so they can have NWO.
But once military orders are ordered I support the troops do or die no matter what.
But, just like the bullsh!+ in Afghanistan and Iraq, the “troops” don’t have to obey an order they don’t feel is right.
On a whim? O please...mowing down citizens who want freedom is not a whim. Good lord....
Welcome to the aftermath of 54% of the voters voting to install an incompetent AA as POTUS.
Like I've posted before, I don't know how to implement it, but any and every piece of sh*t that voted “Obama/Biden” in 2008 should have their voting privileges revoked permanently.
Sounds like a perfectly good reason to me. Only problem I see is the mystery of who will take Gadhafi's place.
Too bad Reagan could not kill that long time murderer of Americans.
1986: Berlin discotheque bombing
1989: UTA Flight 772 bombing
2003: Lockerbie bombing
“Only problem I see is the mystery of who will take Gadhafi’s place.”
You answered your own question. RR could have blown Q-Daffy up along with the rest of his family but chose not to, because as wacky as it sounds, the replacement will most likely be worse.
Do we really know they want “freedom”? Maybe they just want to supplant Gadhaffi’s dictatorship with a dictatorship of mullahs and sharia. Just who are these purported “freedom-fighters”? Further, if they are trying to kill Gadhaffi, doesn’t he have the right to try to kill them first? I agree if they are just standing around living they should not be randomly shot. I really don’t think the residents of Libya are seeking some sort of kumbaya moment of democracy and love.
If that’s the case, then we have taken the right approach on this. No reason to bash the President over this, he didn’t want to get involved in Libya but our allies Britain and France wanted to do something so of course we have to support them. Or what are allies for?
The French may have shot down their first enemy aircraft since 1918.
Seriously? And does the reverse apply - any Libyan citizen who kills an American should be charged with first degree murder? And if that's the case, do we bother to inforce it against the person who ordered the Lockerbie bombing?
Do you consider it murder when good men do nothing to prevent the murder of someone else? Does your Pat Buchanan isolationism comfort you at night knowing that people screaming out for liberty are being slaughtered at the hands of Libyan pilots flying Soviet jets, all while you sit back and judge those siding with the most defenseless among us as 'murderers'? Wow.
The Leavenworth 10 Wow.
Whatever...they were protesting which is every person’s God given right. And the qwhacko did steal their country and then proseded to bomb a huge airliner and murder many American citizens. I am thankful that he will, please God be taken out. I will take a chance with brave people who are willing to fight for their country over a two bit dictator who is willing to wholesale murder his people.
They were convicted of murder for killing suspected enemy combatants. Do they represent the overwhelming majority of American soldiers who killed suspected enemy combatants? Obviously not since they sit in prison while the others roam free. So by your statement, you are saying that the rest should be in prison as well. Nice.
Now that I have answered your question, maybe you would have the courtesy of going back and answer the ones that were asked prior to yours.
Spoon fed my the MSM.
This conversation is over.
I understand what you’re saying, but to come out and tell the world that you will not use our planes against Libya is showing your hand to a dictator. He should have kept silent on this feature and left the door open. Now, if he does use our planes, it makes him look weak and under control of someone else.
That line right there is pure, unadulterated liberalism.
Good point. Guess our President doesn’t know how to play poker then.
Is there any kumbaya, liberal nonsense you won't sign on for as long as it's wrapped in a military uniform?