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Sunday, March 20, 2011

Alliance attacking Libya. Gaddafi threatens with a long war

Military strikes should bring the Libyan leader Gaddafi to thinking. But the eccentrically dictator sees himself in a war with the "new Nazis" and further attacks on rebel cities. Alone in Benghazi to his troops have killed 90 people.

With massive air strikes against the forces of Muammar al-Gaddafi, an international military alliance in the Libya-conflict intervention. Fighter jets and cruise missiles of the American, French and British forces destroyed airfields, air defenses, weapons depots, tanks and military trucks in areas controlled by Gaddafi country.

While the dictator on Sunday "a long, glorious war," announced against the "Crusaders" and "new Nazis", his troops continued to attack the insurgency strongholds Benghazi and Misurata. Dozens of civilians were killed.

The international military action is based on a UN resolution that allows the use of all necessary means to protect the Libyan civilian population from the attacks of Gadhafi troops. The first wave of attacks began on Saturday afternoon, immediately after Libya summit in Paris, where international leaders to implement the UN resolution was discussed.

French warplanes bombed tanks at Benghazi, American and British missiles and cruise missiles off shortly after Libyan air defenses from. Also 19 U.S. fighter jets were involved, according to the Pentagon, including several stealth stealth bomber. The Libyan state television, according to 48 people were killed and 150 others injured. On Sunday, the alliance bombed airports and other military targets.

The so distressed Gaddafi announced in a speech to his hideout in a long defensive struggle. "Now this is a confrontation of the Libyan people, with France, Britain and the United States, with the new Nazis," he said on Sunday in which only the audio of the televised speech. All Libyans would arm themselves, now that the arms depots have been opened up for them.

In the war against the "Crusaders" will, "the whole Mediterranean to the battlefield," Gaddafi threatened. The opponents of the war he described as "monsters" and "criminals." "You will fall, as Hitler is overthrown. All tyrants fall. "

A report by the Arabic daily Al-Sharq Al-Awsat on Sunday, according to the rebels met at the airport of Benghazi on a tank with a toxic substance. Their claim that Gaddafi had to wage war against a chemical they want, could be substantiated, however.

Gaddafi loyal troops continued on Sunday continued their attacks against the iron of them Misurata. The city was bombarded from three sides with artillery guns, said a resident of the BBC. Tanks would advance into the city. Even residential areas subject to heavy fire. A spokesman for the rebels said, Misurata be shot into the ground. The situation for the civilian population there will always dramatic.

Even before the start of the international military mission Gaddafi's troops had made a surprise attack on Benghazi. The fighting comes close to three kilometers to the center of the city, reported a correspondent of the Arabic news channel Al-Jazeera. At least 90 people were killed, said hospital doctors.

In the street fighting, insurgents to repel the attack. On the side of Gaddfi-Gaddafi also appeared to command loyal followers of Benghazi were fighting themselves, which had been specially selected. The insurgents killed several attackers and captured at least two tanks, but also mistakenly shot from his own fighter plane.

14 comments:

  1. it is getting out of control dude =/

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  2. Agree with EMP, but nice blog check mine out.

    1+ Follower

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  3. Just what people need is another stupid war for oil =|

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  4. I totally agree with you Tielknight... I was talking the other day to a cab driver and he for some reason started talking about Libya, that he said that he agreed with the fact that Gaddafi was not a good person and all that, but he wouldn't understand what other countries had to win out if this war... one possible answer... OIL

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  5. seriously what is going on these days .. japan and then this .. well 2012 isn't just a number as we thought
    +followed

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  6. Another war... How a world in peace should look like?

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  7. ww3 FTW. ive been waiting for this

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  8. Stuffs crazy man. Not much we can do personally about it tho.

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  9. It may be a bit cold, but I kind of lost interest in the Libya situation after the Japan thing. Somehow that's a lot more interesting, possible fallout and all.

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  10. Damn... The world's crazy these days... :(

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  11. Good to see somebody writing about this. We'll see if Carthage rises again...

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  12. Omg, so the US government has a new war for oil..

    Nice blog ;)

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  13. These "long war" threat will have the US praying that it doesn't turn out like Iraq.. and Afghanistan..

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  14. Another war for oil USA USA...

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