Libya Mission Gaining, As Us Looks To Cede Control

Libya mission gaining, as US looks to cede control

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama Wednesday categorically ruled out a land invasion to oust Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi as coalition forces launched a fifth day of air strikes against government military targets in the North African nation....

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  • UN chief urges swift handover of power in Libya
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    03/29/2016 - 3:12 am | View Link
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  • Top ten myths about the Libya war
    Editor's Note: Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He writes the blog Informed Comment. By Juan Cole, Informed Comment The Libyan Revolution has largely succeeded, and this is a moment of ...
    08/21/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Libya Update: What’s next?
    The UN has had some success in gaining access to civilians in need ... We can play our part in NATO and help with the humanitarian mission in Libya as well as pressuring the Gaddafi regime to cede power to the Libyan people. But we should refrain from ...
    04/19/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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