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joshcryer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-21-11 08:10 AM
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11. Yes, no reporter is in these "live pockets of Tripoli."
However, the sources are credible, and as I pointed out, Oaxaca-like tactics will render an entire neighborhood defended from encroaching forces. They'd have to go in on foot, and for people who haven't seen battle that is a tough decision.

AJE is reporting on credible callers, sources which say these areas are at least contested and not in Gaddafi's grasp.
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  -Libyan fighting reaches streets of Tripoli grantcart  Aug-21-11 02:49 AM   #0 
  - That's sporadic only  dipsydoodle   Aug-21-11 05:27 AM   #1 
  - Sure, but it's different, they never rose up in Tripoli, they're causing Gaddafi...  joshcryer   Aug-21-11 05:43 AM   #2 
  - Report from the Zawyat Aldihmani district  Iterate   Aug-21-11 06:39 AM   #3 
  - Do tweets serve any useful purpose ?  dipsydoodle   Aug-21-11 06:53 AM   #4 
     - Libya rebels say they control parts of Tripoli  joshcryer   Aug-21-11 07:08 AM   #5 
     - I know what they're "saying"  dipsydoodle   Aug-21-11 07:23 AM   #6 
        - Yes, no reporter is in these "live pockets of Tripoli."  joshcryer   Aug-21-11 08:10 AM   #11 
        - Here's some "unreliable" twitter reports (from CNN journo in Rixos):  joshcryer   Aug-21-11 11:02 AM   #17 
     - #Feb17 timeline is nearly useless.  EFerrari   Aug-21-11 07:42 AM   #7 
     - off topic  dipsydoodle   Aug-21-11 07:51 AM   #8 
     - That's what happens when you cut off internet to an entire population.  joshcryer   Aug-21-11 08:08 AM   #9 
     - If you know how to read it.  Iterate   Aug-21-11 08:10 AM   #10 
        - Broadly speaking  dipsydoodle   Aug-21-11 09:17 AM   #15 
  - This is now more than twelve hours old.  existentialist   Aug-21-11 08:15 AM   #12 
  - Group of rebels from Zawiya got within 1,500 meters of Tripoli's western gate  pinboy3niner   Aug-21-11 08:33 AM   #13 
  - "Tripoli will fall in next day or two, possibly as early as tomorrow"--Guardian correspondent  pinboy3niner   Aug-21-11 09:03 AM   #14 
  - Large Anti-Gaddafi Protests Erupt in Tripoli  bemildred   Aug-21-11 10:34 AM   #16 
  - Don't let the door hit you on the way out...  killbotfactory   Aug-21-11 01:07 PM   #18 
  - Cenrtral Tripoli liberated!  Iterate   Aug-21-11 04:01 PM   #19 
 

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