Libya: No-fly zone (including Canadians) coming soon?

  • No-Fly Zone Libya (1) – The U.N. Security Council straps on a pair. “The Security Council (has) effectively authorized the use of force in Libya to protect civilians from attack, specifically in the eastern city of Benghazi, which Colonel Muammar Al-Qadhafi has reportedly said he will storm tonight to end a revolt against his regime ….”
  • No-Fly Zone Libya (2) – CF-18’s headed into the fight? “Canada is expected to announce that it will deploy six CF-18 fighter jets to help enforce the UN’s just-approved no-fly zone over Libya, CBC News has learned. The jets would take at least 24 hours to arrive at their destination, which has yet to be determined, but defence sources told CBC that Malta and Italy were possibilities. Between 100 and 200 support personnel would be involved, the sources said, adding the announcement was imminent. A defence ministry spokesman declined to comment on the matter ….” More from the Globe & Mail here,
  • No-Fly Zone Libya (3) – Q & A on what one wire service says it could look like.
  • More, tomorrow morning….

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