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    BBC news link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-12793919

    Cease fire my arse!!

    The rebels have managed to shoot down a govt fighter jet, Cameron sarkozy & un officials are meeting in Paris for what the their first move should be.

    Gaddafi claims he's fighting al queeda (spelling?)..... Crazy fool! :rofl:
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    Even if he claims he's fighting Al Qaeda, it's still a no fly zone in the country. What a humungous idiot Gaddafi is, why agree to a ceasefire just to break it, especially with the **** that's about the be dumped on him.
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    The man is a pathetic excuse for a human being. I honestly can't wait for the day when I buy the newspaper and the front page declares: GADDAFI DEAD!
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    Well when it's all over I'm sure Tripoli will have a party.
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    Have to admire Gaddafi for sheer stubbornness and giving the two fingers to Western interests. Other dictators(and Mubarak) take note, this is how to quell a rebellion.
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    The West is actually powerless against Gaddafi unless we want a repeat of the Iraq situation
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    The hell did they shoot it down with?
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    (Original post by FyreFight)
    The hell did they shoot it down with?
    When the rebels managed to take Benghazi and other places from govt forces, they took weapons, military vehicles and antiaircraft guns. They're old soviet ones, but the jets are also old soviet ones so they are able to shoot them down.
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    (Original post by FyreFight)
    The hell did they shoot it down with?
    Egypt has been sending them heavy weapons.
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    (Original post by Aj12)
    Egypt has been sending them heavy weapons.
    I didn't know this! Well done Egypt!
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    (Original post by U.S Lecce)
    I didn't know this! Well done Egypt!
    Yup Saudi Arabia told them to do it. It helped them check Gadaffis forces a few days ago but it was not enough in the end.
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    (Original post by FyreFight)
    The hell did they shoot it down with?
    Anti - Aircraft guns





    These were sent by Egypt, great job!
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    (Original post by U.S Lecce)
    BBC news link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-12793919

    Cease fire my arse!!

    The rebels have managed to shoot down a govt fighter jet, Cameron sarkozy & un officials are meeting in Paris for what the their first move should be.

    Gaddafi claims he's fighting al queeda (spelling?)..... Crazy fool! :rofl:
    No on Al Jazeera they said it was Qaddafi's forces who shot down an opposition fighter jet.
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    Apparently it's a rebel jet shot down by Gaddafi forces:confused:
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    This will most certainly be another Iraq because Gaddafi is still quite popular especially in western Libya. The rebels are most certainly defeated as any credible fighting force though should Benghazi be cleared completely.
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    (Original post by 2ndClass)
    No on Al Jazeera they said it was Qaddafi's forces who shot down an opposition fighter jet.

    (Original post by 93M)
    Apparently it's a rebel jet shot down by Gaddafi forces:confused:
    Same on sky???
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    LET'S DO THIS!

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    (Original post by Genocidal)
    This will most certainly be another Iraq because Gaddafi is still quite popular especially in western Libya. The rebels are most certainly defeated as any credible fighting force though should Benghazi be cleared completely.
    Why?
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    Well it seems to be a rebel aircraft varying reports if it was shot down by rebels or loyalists. Anyway this has given Gadaffi the oppurtunity to bring about a ground assault on Benghazi now so cant really blame him its the rebels fault for breaking the rules- A no fly zone means for everyone involved in Libya war not just loyalist.
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    So if Gaddafi takes control of Benghazi its over, correct? What will happen if Benghazi is taken over before the West intervenes? Will they still intervene?
 
 
 
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