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Distant Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 10:49 PM
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Looks like God may not be on the side of the Libya rebels! Friendly fire debacles are truly bizzare
Edited on Thu Apr-07-11 11:06 PM by Distant Observer
At dawn rebel leaders were apparently rolling out a significant mechanized force of tanks and multiple rocket launchers strong enough to defeat Gaddafi forces in Brega. The loyalists, now operating from pickups, would have been out-gunned. But, in some mysterious manner the mechanized force was destroyed by their NATO allies. By dusk, the rebels were in full rapid retreat, racing back to Ajdabiyah and from there back to Benghazi.

It is said that The Lord of Hosts (Yaweh, Allah, or by some other name) hears the prayer of the righteous. With all the bizarre and deadly cases of mistaken identity on the road to Brega, I cant help wondering about unrighteousness in the camp of the noble Cyrenaican.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110407/ts_nm/us_libya

Rebels had brought about 20 tanks out of storage and were advancing with them along the coastal desert strip that divides Ajdabiyah and Brega when they were hit, he said.


All the rebel posturing regarding fear of a massacre in Benghazi appears to have been a calculated fraud.

The truth of the situation was NOT that the rebels were a large part of the population poorly armed, but rather they are a miniscule part of the population MASSIVELY ARMED.

It seems that the manipulators of the opposition movement have deliberately kept some participants poorly armed for propaganda purposes. All evidence now indicates that there has been no shortage of weapons of any kind. Benghazi was not the world capital of defenseless civilians about to be massacred.

Whatever the case, God does not appear to be with them. Maybe America will come to their aid and smite the enemy again.
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dkf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 11:00 PM
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1. Donald Trump was wondering how the rebels got their weapons.
He figures they probably got them fighting in Iraq for Al Queda. Maybe he is right.
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joshcryer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 11:01 PM
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2. Are you kidding me?
:rofl:
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dkf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 11:09 PM
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3. Northern Libya was a significant contributor of foreign fighters in Iraq.
Edited on Thu Apr-07-11 11:10 PM by dkf
Ok you tell me how they got their weapons.
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Distant Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 11:20 PM
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6. Watchout. "Northern" Libya could refer to ITALY. Think you mean Eastern Libya

And on top of huge arms depots that were based in the Eastern province being now available to the rebels from the early stages of the insurrection, there have been numerous reports of a supply chain of advanced weapons being funneled through Egypt.

Separately, numerous parties -- CIA, French, Saudis, Qataris, etc -- have armed and funded militant groups operating and training in the Eastern province for decades.
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Distant Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 10:19 AM
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8. Agree with you on this one. But not as ludicrous as way protest movement was manipulated
by a small group to try to topple a government.
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Distant Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 11:11 PM
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4. With the mountain of facts we now have, why the hell would one cite "Trump's" opinion
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dkf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 11:17 PM
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5. What mountain of facts?
I don't know much more about this crew than I did earlier.
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Distant Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 11:27 PM
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7. Check out this catalog of references posted in the Asia-Pacific Journal
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muriel_volestrangler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 01:57 PM
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9. Tell us more about this "calculated fraud" you claim (nt)
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