Daffy Gadhafi is no friend of America. He authored and sponsored
PanAm Lockerbe Disaster which ultimately caused the demise of Pan Am
Airways. Hopefully this "war" against Libyans will come to a
end, and stop the bloodshed.
US military advisers in Cyrenaica (Libya).
Qaddafi's loses his air force
Hundreds of US, British and French military
advisers have arrived in Cyrenaica, Libya's
eastern breakaway province, debkafile's
military sources report exclusively. This is the first time America and
Europe have intervened militarily in
any of the popular upheavals rolling through the Middle East since
Jasmine Revolution in early January. The advisers, including
officers, were dropped from warships and missile boats at the coastal
towns of Benghazi and Tobruk
Thursday Feb. 24, for a threefold
To help the revolutionary
committees controlling eastern Libyan establish government frameworks
supplying two million inhabitants with basic services and commodities;
2. To organize them into
paramilitary units, teach them how to use the weapons they captured
army facilities, help them restore law and order on the streets and train them to fight Muammar Qaddafi's
combat units coming to retake Cyrenaica.
The prepare infrastructure for
the intake of additional foreign troops. Egyptian units are among
Qaddafi was shaken up badly
Feb. 25, when many of his air force
commanders decided to no longer obey his orders or those of his
sources report. This loss deprived him at one stroke of one of
pillars sustaining his fight for survival against the opposition since
Feb. 20. It means he is short of an essential resource for recapturing
eastern half of the country where half of Libya's oil wealth and its
export terminals are situated.
Friday, NATO Council and the UN Security Council
meet in separate emergency
sessions to consider ways to halt the bloodletting in Libya and
punish its ruler Qaddafi for his violent crackdown of protesters.
reported on Feb.
22: The 22,000-strong Libyan Air Force with its 13 bases is Muammar
mainstay for survival against massive popular and international
dissent……much more at link