Posts Tagged Muammar al-Gaddafi
“Despite early indications that the Libyan revolution might be a largely secular undertaking … the very extremist currents that shaped the philosophies of Libya Salafists and jihadis like (Abd al-Hakim) Belhadj appear to be coalescing to define the future of Libya,” wrote Michael S. Smith II, a principal and counterterrorism adviser for Kronos LLC, the strategic advisory firm that prepared the report.
“I would like to alert my Muslim brothers in Libya, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia and the rest of the lands of Islam that if the United States and the NATO forces interfere in Libya, it will be necessary for their neighbors … and the rest of the Muslims to go forth to fight all of the mercenaries of (Muammar) al-Qaddafi and the crusaders of NATO,” he said, according to a translation provided by Kronos.
|Guardian||Sources: Senior Al Qaeda in Pakistan may be moving to Libya|
WASHPOST: The missing facts in Obama's presser...
via Drudge Report
The Pinocchio Test
We realize the symbolic value of things like corporate jets, particularly when Republicans appear to be refusing to accept even a single dollar of additional revenue, but Obama is misleading when he suggests that closing this loophole would make much of a dent in the federal budget. He also should made clear that he would like to raise taxes on people making more than $250,000, rather than just “millionaires and billionaires.”
The president’s claim of an “unprecedented” effort to trim federal regulations is laughable. And it would be nice to hear Obama acknowledge for once that, until a few months ago, his administration was eager to do business with Gaddafi.
Knock it off, Hill. We haven’t had anything to do with Lybia (white house spelling) for months. Our participation lasted just DAYS!
Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s tenacious hold on power forced NATO on Wednesday to extend its mission to protect civilians and caused consternation on Capitol Hill over U.S. involvement in the North African conflict.
NATO confirms strike but not Gadhafi’s son’s death photo
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) – NATO says it struck a government building in Tripoli but can’t confirm that one of Moammar Gadhafi‘s sons was killed. Sunday’s statement comes hours after an airstrike that the Libya regime said killed Gadhafi’s youngest son Seif al-Arab and three of the Libyan leader’s grandchildren..
The rest of the world knew, and NOW they ask?..Sharp as a bowling ball, they are..