On CNN: French jets flying over Libya

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    A French official confirms that French fighter jets are flying over Libya.

    There are no details yet. This is good! HOW ABOUT THOSE FRENCH? :clap2:
     
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    French military jets are preventing forces loyal to Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi from attacking the rebel-held city of Benghazi, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says.

    It is believed to be the first act of intervention since the UN voted on Thursday for a no-fly zone over Libya.

    Western and Arab leaders have been meeting in Paris to agree a course of action to confront Col Gaddafi.

    "Our air force will oppose any aggression," Mr Sarkozy said.

    BBC News - Libya: French planes 'preventing pro-Gaddafi attacks''
     
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    World leaders launch military action in Libya - Yahoo! News

    I say kudos to French, let them lead and pay for.
     
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    Good news Val! This is exactly what should be happening here. Thanks
     
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    I think the Arab League are providing funding.
     
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    That would be a very good thing. This isn't our fight, we can't afford this mission.
     
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    I do think this is the beginning of the end for "Quackdaffy." That would be a good thing.
     
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    That I hope too. Then again, who will take his place?
     
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    Good question. We can only hope that the Democratic movement will dictate the next leader. This guy is mentally ill.
     
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    When are we bombing Bahrain?
     

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