NATO Asks U.S. Military to Extend Libya Mission As Qaddafi Holds On

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    NATO has asked the U.S. military to continue flying airstrike missions over Libya through Monday, extending the previously announced timeline for U.S. participation in that mission by two days, NATO and Pentagon officials tell Fox News.

    During testimony on Thursday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Adm. Mike Mullen announced the U.S. would hand off all strike missions to partner nations by the end of Saturday.

    Two weeks after mostly U.S. missiles and bombs opened an international air assault on Libya's Muammar al-Qaddafi, America's naval and air forces were expected to withdraw from combat missions in the country, although its defiant leader still remains in power.

    NATO Asks U.S. Military to Extend Libya Mission As Qaddafi Holds On - FoxNews.com









    Somebody's been talkin out they ass again..
     
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    Anyone else getting the feeling that Obama has finally found his inner quagmire?
     
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    Where izzz da cock a roaches??? they scatter?
     
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    The US has stepped back from a proactive role in the no fly zone.

    How fucking embarrassing.
     
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    Of course NATO has asked us to keep it up. We do it, then they don't have to get their hands dirty. We should have never gone in the first place. Let's put our face in the frying pan, it's time to make breakfast.
     
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    Well, history always judges in hindsight. So, considering the evil that Ghadifi is, if the Libyans are unsuccessful in removing him, I suppose President Obama's efforts will be considered a failure. If they are successful, it will be considered a success.

    This is the gamble that you all stated that Obama was too timid to take. Well, guess we will have to see what happens.
     
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