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pinboy3niner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-24-11 05:01 PM
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78. One report said they don't expect to finish discussions tonight
Looks like it may involve a little more than the question of timing, but that seems to be Turkey's major objection. They are reportedly unhappy with the "terms" of the handover.

I don't really understand it. Turkey wants handover sooner--but its objections may delay it? :wtf:

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  -Libyan Revolution Day 35 part 2 (Benghazi says thanks, Misurata persists after 5 days shelling) joshcryer  Mar-24-11 07:22 AM   #0 
  - Current time in Libya is 2:24pm Thursday, March 24  joshcryer   Mar-24-11 07:24 AM   #1 
  - Qaddafi Loyalists Resume Attacks on Rebel Cities  joshcryer   Mar-24-11 07:25 AM   #2 
  - Allies target Libyan ground forces after decimating air force  joshcryer   Mar-24-11 07:27 AM   #3 
  - Allies Step Up Bombing in Tripoli  joshcryer   Mar-24-11 07:29 AM   #4 
  - Susan Rice: A Voice for Intervention  joshcryer   Mar-24-11 07:30 AM   #5 
  - "I swore to myself that if I ever faced such a crisis again, I would come down on the side of  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 11:37 AM   #24 
  - Omar Sodani Innocent: Rebels Take Note  joshcryer   Mar-24-11 07:34 AM   #6 
  - Actually, you snagged something interesting here as well.  Iterate   Mar-24-11 05:18 PM   #84 
     - Oh wow - thanks for explaining  MedleyMisty   Mar-24-11 07:02 PM   #106 
        - A lifetime's worth of learning, I'm sure.  Iterate   Mar-24-11 08:24 PM   #121 
           - Rest assured.... whatever you add, I will deeply appreciate.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 09:09 PM   #136 
  - Gaddafi Tanks Roll Back from Two Cities  joshcryer   Mar-24-11 07:35 AM   #7 
  - French strike deep in Libya, targeting arms flow  joshcryer   Mar-24-11 07:45 AM   #8 
  - Here's that video of the protesters talking in the streets of Misrata, then being shelled:  joshcryer   Mar-24-11 07:53 AM   #9 
  - Gadhafi sends up first warplane violating no fly zone  tabatha   Mar-24-11 08:24 AM   #10 
  - Gadhafi's Warplane Shot Down by French Fighter Jets in Misrata  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 10:12 AM   #13 
     - So we shot down a jet trainer?  happyslug   Mar-24-11 03:08 PM   #55 
        - Well if....  CJvR   Mar-24-11 04:59 PM   #77 
           - But from more detail reports below, it sounds like it was bate  happyslug   Mar-24-11 07:46 PM   #114 
  - Top Ten Accomplishments of the UN No-Fly Zone  tabatha   Mar-24-11 09:15 AM   #11 
  - CURRENT TIME IN LIBYA = 5 PM THURSDAY, MARCH 24  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 10:00 AM   #12 
  - Jordan to provide solely humanitarian assistance to coalition  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 10:20 AM   #14 
  - Ship carrying fuel bound for Libya; may be interdicted or attacked, offricial says  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 10:26 AM   #15 
  - Brief summary of events so far today  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 10:31 AM   #16 
  - "My 14-yr-old son shot in leg...had to be amputated...because no proper medical treatment"  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 10:45 AM   #17 
  - Doctors operating without anesthesia in Misrata hospital  tabatha   Mar-24-11 05:33 PM   #87 
  - Good map of coalition forces in the Mediterranean:  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 10:55 AM   #18 
  - More info on shoot-down of Libyan jet by French Rafale fighter:  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 11:06 AM   #19 
  - UPDATE: Libyan plane may have been destroyed on the ground 'after it landed'  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 11:12 AM   #20 
     - French confirm air-to-ground missile fired on Libyan plane after it landed  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 11:20 AM   #21 
     - I wonder if it was someone defecting?  tabatha   Mar-24-11 11:21 AM   #22 
        - 'Morning, Tabatha! Flying in NFZ is not the smartest way to defect... :)  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 11:31 AM   #23 
        - Flying in a NFZ is not smart,, period. But he did land.  tabatha   Mar-24-11 12:27 PM   #31 
        - I doubt it, most Libyan Pilots are from Qaddafi own tribe  happyslug   Mar-24-11 03:34 PM   #62 
           - Two pilots defected to Malta right at the beginning.  tabatha   Mar-24-11 04:32 PM   #71 
              - I remember that, but then no one else has, it later it was reported on who are the pilots  happyslug   Mar-24-11 07:49 PM   #115 
                 - Not at all.  tabatha   Mar-24-11 07:52 PM   #117 
  - Tweets from Transitional National Council presser @ 1 hour ago (interesting)  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-24-11 11:39 AM   #25 
  - Good day, mate! These are some very revealing tweets, and thanks for posting them!  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 11:45 AM   #26 
  - Tanks...  CJvR   Mar-24-11 05:13 PM   #82 
     - Right but here's the thing. The tanks are dead meat in open country w/ coalition aircraft overhead  kenny blankenship   Mar-24-11 09:01 PM   #134 
        - I'm not up on warfare strategy, and appreciate your input!  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 09:11 PM   #137 
  - VERY interesting, thanks WFE  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 11:58 AM   #27 
  - Turkey's parliament approves govt decision to join NATO naval operation to enforce embargo  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 12:04 PM   #28 
  - Frankly, these seem reasonable demands /eom  al bupp   Mar-24-11 02:57 PM   #49 
  - Turkey and France clash over Libya air campaign  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 12:12 PM   #29 
  - International Court Expects Libyan Prosecution  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 12:24 PM   #30 
  - Recommended reading ~ The Challenge of Libya: Where Will it End?  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 12:33 PM   #32 
  - Clarity on Libya eludes some potential 2012 GOP presidential candidates  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 12:55 PM   #33 
  - Rebels kill 30 govt snipers in Misrata, reach the center of town, spokesman tells Reuters nt  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 01:00 PM   #34 
  - This makes no sense, you NEVER have 30 snipers in one place  happyslug   Mar-24-11 03:39 PM   #64 
     - It wasn't one spot or one action  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 03:49 PM   #67 
     - Gaddafi has sent out lots of snipers  tabatha   Mar-24-11 04:36 PM   #72 
        - But you do NOT go "house to house, room to room, closet to closet." with snipers  happyslug   Mar-24-11 07:42 PM   #113 
           - Yes, I agree 30 in one place is a bit much.  tabatha   Mar-24-11 07:50 PM   #116 
  - Who's Backing Up Obama on Libya?  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 01:11 PM   #35 
  - You've got to see this: vid from a truck in G convoy to Benghazi that coalition bombed 1st night  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-24-11 01:12 PM   #36 
  - That is quite something. So this is a Ghaddoufous convoy?  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 02:51 PM   #48 
  - Yes, it's the one the coalition bombed the first night,  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-24-11 03:01 PM   #53 
     - Some compared it to the massacre of Iraqi forces retreating from Kuwait  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 03:13 PM   #57 
     - I had no idea it was THAT big. If some of that diverted to Ajdabiah,  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-24-11 03:22 PM   #58 
     - As I recall now, reporters  Iterate   Mar-24-11 08:14 PM   #120 
        - That's normal procedure for a military unit on the move  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 08:43 PM   #128 
     - wow... that was quite a catch to find that phone ...I'm assuming it was buried in rubble.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 03:24 PM   #59 
        - I posted it in Political Video and GD so more people might see it, but  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-24-11 03:33 PM   #61 
        - I'm sure its being watched... I think people are afraid of taking an unpopular stand, and others are  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 03:40 PM   #65 
           - You're right, "watched" is what counts.  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-24-11 04:28 PM   #70 
           - Exactly. The denial is pretty heavy, and the facts sometimes have to seep in slowly.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 04:47 PM   #74 
              - GREAT Czech story, Bobbo! ROFL!  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 05:34 PM   #88 
           - Thank you, Bobbolink, keep it up. Don't let anyone take you down.  Amonester   Mar-24-11 09:34 PM   #140 
        - I just looked at it, but then I've been on your side all along anyway.  Raksha   Mar-24-11 05:38 PM   #90 
  - Very intresting film.  CJvR   Mar-24-11 05:34 PM   #89 
     - Both sides are using civilian vehicles for combat...  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 05:44 PM   #91 
     - I read last night that Gaddafi was desperately trying to get troop transport for a long while  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-24-11 06:50 PM   #105 
        - Holy cow... so many pieces fitting together. Thanks!  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 07:53 PM   #118 
        - He has...  CJvR   Mar-24-11 09:02 PM   #135 
  - North Korea Suggests Libya Should Have Kept A-Bombs  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 01:21 PM   #37 
  - Maybe Ghaddoufous could join his pal in N. Korea.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 02:58 PM   #50 
  - ROFLMAO! Don't miss "Star Trek Diplomacy" toon posted by n2doc:  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 01:33 PM   #38 
  - Misrata: At least 109 killed, more than 1,300 wounded in a week of attacks by govt forces  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 01:45 PM   #39 
  - Defense Secretary Gates: Syria should follow example of Egypt in dealing w/ protests  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 01:51 PM   #40 
  - BREAKING, CNN: NATO will take over Libya operation  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 02:11 PM   #41 
  - Reuters: Turkish FM says transfer to NATO will happen within one or two days nt  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 02:15 PM   #42 
  - Turkish FM quote:  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 02:27 PM   #43 
     - Good news.  tabatha   Mar-24-11 03:00 PM   #52 
     - Meaning the coalition may have that long to bomb Gaddafi's ground forces /eom  al bupp   Mar-24-11 03:02 PM   #54 
        - CNN now reporting "hiccups" in the deal (Turkey wants quicker handover)  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 03:42 PM   #66 
           - So will they spend time deliberating until the handover time?  tabatha   Mar-24-11 04:49 PM   #76 
              - One report said they don't expect to finish discussions tonight  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 05:01 PM   #78 
  - That certainly sounds good. I will HOPE!  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 03:12 PM   #56 
  - Six F-16s from the Netherlands have arrived on Sardinia to do arms embargo patrols  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 02:32 PM   #44 
  - BREAKING: UN Sec. Gen.: No sign of Libya ceasefire, Gaddafi troops still attacking civilians  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 02:38 PM   #45 
  - Libya -- It Can Work  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 02:46 PM   #46 
  - "Discipline is a strong adversary, but will to freedom is stronger and a discipline of its own."  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 05:05 PM   #79 
  - A short quote  Iterate   Mar-24-11 11:41 PM   #143 
  - SYRIA (CNN): # of protesters killed by sec. forces reported as dozens to "upward of 100" nt  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 02:50 PM   #47 
  - UN Sec. Gen: Reps of Gaddafi regime and opposition will attend an AU mtg tomorrow  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 03:00 PM   #51 
  - The Guardian reports on the Pentagon briefing:  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 03:26 PM   #60 
  - MORE on UN Sec. General's report to the Security Council on Libya:  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 03:34 PM   #63 
  - CURRENT TIME IN LIBYA = 11 PM THURSDAY, MARCH 24  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 04:00 PM   #68 
  - AJE report: Coalition air campaign against Libya continues  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 04:20 PM   #69 
  - The Guardian's summary of the most recent news:  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 04:41 PM   #73 
  - Wow, the rebels in Misrata have stuck it out.  tabatha   Mar-24-11 04:48 PM   #75 
  - BREAKING, CNN: Agreement reached on NFZ handover to NATO nt  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 05:09 PM   #80 
  - Great! Thanks for the news.  tabatha   Mar-24-11 05:10 PM   #81 
  - NATO Sec-Gen: It will be NATO operation but "will include contributing partners" nt  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 05:14 PM   #83 
  - Well, that is certainly going to be disappointing for our detractors.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 05:21 PM   # 
  - HEADS-UP: CNN will have Sec. Clinton speaking from the State Dept soon  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 05:21 PM   #85 
  - It could not have been a very big bomb if they cold not find it.  tabatha   Mar-24-11 05:31 PM   #86 
  - CURRENT TIME IN LIBYA = 12:45 AM FRIDAY, MARCH 25  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 05:45 PM   #92 
  - NATO countries to enforce Libya no-fly zone  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 05:52 PM   #93 
  - U.N. Secretary General Expresses New Alarm Over Libya Strife  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 06:05 PM   #94 
  - UAE has provided 12 warplanes to enforce NFZ  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 06:11 PM   #95 
  - What the bloody hell???? There is nothing in LBN at all about any of this...  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 06:31 PM   #100 
  - Libya's Civilians Suffer In Bloody Stalemate  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 06:21 PM   #96 
  - I'm hearing that General Ham is getting choked up  MedleyMisty   Mar-24-11 06:23 PM   #97 
  - deleted  tabatha   Mar-24-11 06:28 PM   #98 
  - thank you for posting that... I stepped away from the screen a bit too soon.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 06:28 PM   #99 
  - Thanks for posting that  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 06:32 PM   #101 
  - The lives of the Libyans are getting "harder by the day"  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 06:39 PM   #102 
  - It sounds like medical supplies and some doctors are on the way.  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 06:48 PM   #104 
  - Libya: Gaddafi loyalists in Ajdabiya 'seeking to surrender'  tabatha   Mar-24-11 06:45 PM   #103 
  - LINK to TABATHA'S OP on this story:  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 07:22 PM   #109 
     - Ok, thanks!  tabatha   Mar-24-11 07:29 PM   #112 
  - Reuters: Gaddafi's entourage sends out secret peace feelers  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-24-11 07:13 PM   #107 
  - Setback for Nicolas Sarkozy as Nato wins command of Libyan campaign  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 07:14 PM   #108 
  - Ohhhhh, Sarkozy lost out. I bet I know someone who's peeing in her pants right now...  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 07:24 PM   #110 
     - UPDATE (ROFLMAO!)  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 07:28 PM   #111 
  - Misurata hospital damaged in fighting (with VIDEO)  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 08:03 PM   #119 
  - Libya rebels arrest man suspected of Yvonne Fletcher murder 27 years ago  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 08:28 PM   #122 
  - Wow.  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-24-11 08:37 PM   #125 
  - Posted a weird presser about this yesterday where his release was demanded.  joshcryer   Mar-24-11 08:40 PM   #126 
  - The details yesterday were both weird and sketchy  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 08:53 PM   #130 
  - Oh, that's the case I posted about in post #84  Iterate   Mar-24-11 11:55 PM   #144 
  - Gaddafi destroyed the last food market in Misurata.  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-24-11 08:30 PM   #123 
  - Damn. I hope the coalition does something about them.  tabatha   Mar-24-11 08:34 PM   #124 
     - I saw in the tweets this morning that supplies by boat arranged by Mo Nabbous  Waiting For Everyman   Mar-24-11 08:45 PM   #129 
     - Thanks for your updates on this page too  tabatha   Mar-24-11 08:55 PM   #132 
     - I don't know how many lives they think they are saving by NOT taking out those tanks  kenny blankenship   Mar-24-11 08:55 PM   #131 
        - That sounds logical, however, there is so much rabid opposition to this action, that  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 09:16 PM   #138 
  - K&R  highplainsdem   Mar-24-11 08:41 PM   #127 
  - Day 36 here (sorry for being late):  joshcryer   Mar-24-11 08:55 PM   #133 
     - Your job is ruining your life. ^_^  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 09:27 PM   #139 
        - There's only one answer--Fight Club!  pinboy3niner   Mar-24-11 09:40 PM   #141 
           - fight, Fight, FIGHT!  bobbolink   Mar-24-11 09:43 PM   #142 

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