NATO air strike has killed Saif al-Arab Gaddafi

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    fresh off the wire, more details to follow.

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    30 April 2011 Last updated at 18:49 ET

    Nato strike 'kills Saif al-Arab Gaddafi', Libya says
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    A Nato air strike in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, has killed the son of the Libyan leader, Colonel Gadaffi, a government spokesman has said.

    Colonel Gaddafi himself was in the house which was hit by the strike, the spokesman added, but he was unharmed.

    His son Saif al-Arab was killed, as well as three of the Libyan leader's grandsons.

    Saif al-Arab, aged 29, was the youngest of Muammar Gaddafi six sons.


    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13251570


    So, Nato huh? Interesting. It appears we are back in the business of assassinating foreign leaders, or excuse me attempting such..... apparently we missed, again.

    I wonder how much ink was spilled by those who found fault with this type of thing in decades past…..and if any of that ink will be spilled again.
     
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    What other Countries chose to do is our business how? As to assassination, the left was against it before they were for it.
     
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    One down.

    Some 200 others to go.

    See: Lockerbie.

    Fuck them and fuck those who defend them.
     
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    The way to do this, if you're Gaddafi.... Is to de-ass the country in secret with your sons, your harem of concubines and your booty.... Then do false reports of deaths one at a time.

    Is this what it is?
     
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    Ah, I see. not bad. but sorry, won't wash.
     
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    you think Nato did this without his say so?


    :eusa_think::lol:what a slap in the face that would be....
     
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    Just look at Sallow. He tried and tries to justify the actions with decades old Lockerbie. Obama doesn't do any wrong and he just gives payback, that's the logic.
    Killing sons of Ghaddafi has nothing to do with the UN resolution.
     
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    There are precedence cases which might fire back one day, like sabotaging Iranian nuclear facilities.
     
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    Three of Gadaffi's grandchildren were also killed, which is quite sad.

    Too bad they missed the head honcho though.
     
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    This is the second son of Gadaffi who has died in these operations, and three Gadaffi grandchildren died in this attack. Gadaffi was said to have been there when the attack took place. Things are getting too close for G.

    He ought to ask for amnesty/sanctuary in Uganda, one place which has offered; if he accepts quickly to stop the violence. That would be the best course for him, the NATO countries, and for his people even if he were allowed to keep say 30-b, although I've read he has a 200-b stash of cash.

    This operation has been such an abortion that it's entirely possible that we didn't play a part; but the precision suggests to all that we did.
     
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