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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 08:32 PM
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Gadhafi to Obama: Please end airstrikes
Source: MSNBC

WASHINGTON Moammar Gadhafi has appealed directly to President Barack Obama to halt what the Libyan leader called "an unjust war" and wished Obama good luck in his bid for re-election next year.

In a rambling, three-page letter to Obama obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press, Gadhafi implored Obama to stop the NATO-led air campaign, which the Libyan called an "unjust war against a small people of a developing country."

The letter arrived as U.S. military officials said Gadhafi's forces have made some hard-fought gains, seizing the coastal town of Brega from the rebel forces. The officials told NBC News that the Libyan forces appear to be "positioning" themselves to move eastward and make another run at Ajdabiya within the next couple of days.

Read more: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42456636/ns/world_news-mide... /



Associated Press obtained a copy of the letter, which begins: "We have been hurt more morally that physically because of what had happened against us in both deeds and words by you. Despite all this you will always remain our son whatever happened. We still pray that you continue to be president of the U.S.A. We Endeavour and hope that you will gain victory in the new election campaigne. You are a man who has enough courage to annul a wrong and mistaken action. I am sure that you are able to shoulder the responsibility for that. Enough evidence is available, Bearing in mind that you are the president of the strongest power in the world nowadays, and since Nato is waging an unjust war against a small people of a developing country. This country had already been subjected to embargo and sanctions, furthermore it also suffered a direct military armed aggression during Reagan's time. This country is Libya. Hence, to serving world peace ... Friendship between our peoples ... and for the sake of economic, and security cooperation against terror, you are in a position to keep Nato off the Libyan affair for good."
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Poll_Blind Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 08:45 PM
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1. Reading just a snippet of that was like getting a nosefull of Testor's glue vapor.


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Bound by Honor Donating Member (62 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 08:56 PM
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2. Bound by Honor to Obama:
End the damn wars and shut down every base that US has... There is no real reason to continue empire building. Use the suddenly avaliable funds to order R&D on alternate energy development and find ways to reduce waste.

I suggest a Mr. Fusion idea.

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