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Bosonic Donating Member (774 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 06:06 PM
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Libya: western leaders call for Nato to target Gaddafi
Source: Telegraph

Senior western leaders called for Nato to adopt an assassination policy against Col Muammar Gaddafi to salvage the bombing campaign in Libya from a descent into stalemate.

The calls came as Col Gaddafi was reported to have strengthened his grip on power by repatriating billions of dollars in overseas assets that should have been frozen by UN sanctions.

On Sunday, there was growing pressure on Coalition forces to directly target Col Gaddafi with military strikes.

Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican member of the Senate Armed Services committee, said that the quickest way to end the emerging stalemate was to "cut the head of the snake off". He said: "The people around Gaddafi need to wake up every day wondering, 'Will this be my last?'

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindi...
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BOG PERSON Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 06:36 PM
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1. lindsey graham sure talks tough for a man named "lindsey"
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former9thward Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 06:42 PM
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2. How does Lindsey Graham become a "Senior western leader"?
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orangeapple Donating Member (167 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 08:36 PM
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4. get elected to the U.S. Senate
Before calling for the leadership of Libya to be killed, maybe he can sponsor a declaration of war in the Senate.

I suppose that is too quaint. But could we at least get the Congress to authorize the President's use of military force?
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Arctic Dave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 07:10 PM
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3. Politicians should be very careful about asassinating other politicians.
Unless, this is a dogwhistle, if you know what I mean.
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