Who are the Libyan rebels?

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    All I keep hearing is "they".

    Who's leading them?
    If there is a leader. Why won't he come forward and ask for help himself?

    Are the rebels "good guys"? Or are they just a little less vile than Gaddafi?

    Since the UN has made it clear we are there to kill more than aircraft and Gaddafi is on the to do list.

    What steps into power?
    Does the US get sucked into nation building again? Or will the UN try one more time?
    Lets say we leave it to them. (shocking idea, I know)
    The only thing there that is organised is the military and Islam. So they will end up with a brand new military dictatorship or a theocracy, and we see how well both work out... Well, if you are a man, Shiara is awesome! For the ladies, well, not so much.

    BUT!!
    What if the unions back their solidarity talk with some walk?
    They could organise the hole country into a socialist utopia. That idea has failed everytime, but ya never know.


    So, just exactly who are we helping and what are we helping them get?
     
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    All we need is a 'yes man' that will sell oil to the west. There's gotta be at least one there.
     
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    Who knows they might be backed by Iran for all we know. Just shows the incompetence of Obama. I doubt he knows either.
     
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    They all work for gadaffi.

    All that would end up with is another dictator with access to the billions that oil brings.
     
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    Iranians are Persians. Arabs and Persian don't get along. Left over hate from the Byzintine Empire days.
     
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    Maybe he will be a nicer dictator :cool:
     
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    With carpeted floors and smiley faces on the walls of the torture chambers!! :eusa_pray:
     
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    Really? I guess hezbollah didn't get the memo. Niether did Al-sadr

    Iran and Al-Sadr: Destabilizing the Middle East

    Iran and Al-Sadr: Destabilizing the Middle East - Associated Content from Yahoo! - associatedcontent.com
     
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    Why.......they're peace lovers who only want democracy aren't they?
     

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