Tribal Warfare

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    Again ?



    Neglect, tribalism, history fuel east Libya revolt | Reuters

    Why? Was there any threat to oil production prior to the rebellion ? Why is France so suddenly eager to fight ?
     
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    Possibilities:

    1. Next year are French elections. Sarkozy polls at 30%, Marie LePen at 27%.
    Sarkozy could fish in LePen's lake by bombing some Muslims.

    2. France FM Marie Alliot offered security forces to Tunisian President to crush the demonstrations, 3 days before he was ousted by his own population.
    French FM had to resign due to this.
    French minister defends offer of security forces to Tunisia | World news | The Guardian
    PR repair in Libya.

    3. Oil.
     
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    Qaddaffi has been a PITA for 40 years. I bet there are many in Europe who would prefer any other devil to this one.

    I seen no good coming out of this. either we get a perment civil war, or Qaddaffi manages to crunch his enemies. (Those enemies who might have knocked him out three weeks ago are probably all dead by now)
     
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    Who do we recognize as Libya's leader if Gadhafi stays in power (which is a possibility)?
     
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    I'm betting there is zero chance of him staying in power now. The laughable coalition has crossed the Rubicon and the messiah has spoken.

    I guess they could split the country and each tribe could pick a leader.
     
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    Libyan 'civilians'.

    Capturing Fighter-Aircraft, flying it and mistakenly friendly-fire it down with missiles.
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    On the way to camping
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    Offering a cup of tea to executive branch of constitution
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    Halloween-Costumes, playing cowboy and indian

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    These are not the kind of civilians we've seen on Tahrir square.
    They are not civilians at all.


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