Thursday, March 24, 2011

Libya: Nato Refuses Military Ops Command - 24th Mar 2011

Nato has again refused to take over command of military operations in Libya, with objections from Turkey frustrating US efforts to hand over control.

America wants to give up its lead role in the war-torn country in a "matter of days" and has requested that Nato plays a key role in a new power structure.

But details of that structure are still under discussion, with the necessary consensus still to be reached between member countries.

A senior aide to US President Barack Obama said: "I think this is going to be a matter of days in which you see a movement toward the transition with regard to command and control." Read More