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Old 03-19-2011, 06:33 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Jae Onasi
Yes, US subs and aircraft characters fully support the 2 French aircraft from the entire L'Armee de l'Aire.
Seriously, though, the French should be commended for going in and taking out ground targets before the air defence had been taken down. It certainly shows that they meant business.

Originally Posted by Totenkopf View Post
Airpower is nice, but troops on the ground (regardless of where they come from) are likely to be the only thing short of a "lucky" stray bomb/s to put an end to Qaddafi and his regime.
A lot of news pundits here have commented on how President Obama and Mrs. Clinton have been keen to stress that no American troops would be deployed.

And while the resolution prohibits ground forces, and seeing as they seem to be the driving force for the moment, the French Foreign Legion is never far away in Africa...
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