Monday, October 31, 2011

Nato concludes mission in Libya... but a bad omen for the future as Al Qaeda flag flies over Benghazi - 31st Oct 2011

Nato today announced it was ending its bombing campaign which helped Libyan rebels overthrow Muammar Gaddafi's regime.

Officials said all operations for the air and sea campaign will conclude at midnight on Monday, as the strikes were described as 'one of the most successful' operations in the history of the 62-year-old alliance.

Nato stopped its bombing missions soon after Gaddafi's death earlier this month, but has maintained regular air patrols.

Officials say Nato air forces carried out 9,600 strike sorties in the past seven months, destroying about 5,900 military targets.

Nato's decision was announced however, as fears grew over the direction of the new leadership regime in Libya. Read More

Note: the whole world saw this coming and wrote about it months ago, are we truly to believe that our governments didn't see this coming?