August 23, 2011
Have we fallen for rebel propaganda in Libya?
I sincerely hope that Gaddafi will soon be captured and the first phase of the Libyan civil war can come to an end. But he isn't in the bag yet. And his "captured" sons are apparently free and urging resistance to the rebels in Tripoli. Wall Street Journal: Fresh fighting has broken out in Tripoli hours after Col. Moammar Gadhafi's son resurfaced to thwart rebel claims he had been captured and rally supporters. Rebels and forces loyal to the Libyan leader waged fierce street battles Tuesday, the Associated Press reported, a day after opposition fighters swept into the capital with relative ease and claimed to have most of it under their control. Thick clouds of gray and white smoke filled the sky as heavy gunfire and explosions shook several districts of the city of two million people, AP said. Some of the heaviest fighting was around Col. Gadhafi's Bab al-Aziziya main compound and military barracks. The compound, which has been heavily damaged by North Atlantic Treaty Organization...(Read Full Post)