BREAKING: When Did US Decide to Bomb Libya?? [Updated: Live Blog Link Added]
From the Daily Mail (posted 1 hour ago and why isn’t our OWN media reporting this???) Facts stand for themselves, so just direct quotes on this:
“The U.N. Security Council voted this evening on a resolution that would open the way for that, establishing a no-fly zone but also authorising member states to take ‘all necessary measures’ to protect civilians from attacks by Gaddafi’s forces”
“UK and French ‘would lead first airstrike’
U.S., UK and French diplomats have forced the UN to impose a no-fly zone over Libya tonight, with reports allied bombs could ‘drop within hours’.”
“Gaddafi threatens attacks on Mediterranean targets if no fly zone enforced
The dramatic intervention comes as Colonel Gaddafi this evening warned rebels in Benghazi to lay down their arms or expect ‘no mercy’ as his forces push towards their stronghold.”
“Rebels use three jets and a helicopter to attack Gaddafi forces
The news follows a reversal in rebel fortunes, with reports anti-Gaddafi militias had used up to three ‘stolen’ fighter jets and a helicopter in a desperate bid to halt the advancing army”
“Warnings from America ‘a massacre is about to happen’
After weeks of hesitancy over imposing a no-fly zone in Libya, the United States made a dramatic about-face, calling for even more expanded action, including strikes on Gaddafi’s ground forces besieging rebel-held cities.”
Any further information welcome!!!
Updates posted as events unfold….
This link is to UN News Centre post for “all necessary measures”.