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Breaking: Libya accepts U.N. resolution for immediate ceasefire, decides to halt all military...

Breaking: Libya accepts U.N. resolution for immediate ceasefire, decides to halt all military action. April crude plunging, down nearly $3 from its highs at $100.89.
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  • Duude
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    Apparently Kaddafi had a healthy respect for Western air power. Why tempt fate and thus ensure at least a partial destruction of his military capability? Rebels might have already sustained enough damage to end the revolt and ensure Kaddafi's survival.
    18 Mar 2011, 08:55 AM Reply Like
  • Barry Crocker
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    I think he got what he was looking for.
    18 Mar 2011, 08:56 AM Reply Like
  • tigersam
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    He achive his goal. He transferred the moeny somewhere and he is ready to go. Just rememeber dog who barks never bites. He was just barking.
    18 Mar 2011, 08:58 AM Reply Like
  • davidingeorgia
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    Well, that sure worked out conveniently...ahem...for the leaders of certain western nations.
    18 Mar 2011, 09:04 AM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    This pusillanimous UN non-action is a joke and everyone knows it.

     

    This has been the first big test of the leading Citizen of the World (also known as our commander-in-chief) and he's come through with flying colors.

     

    It's now been established that the US doesn't intervene unilaterally, even against an odious regime led by a madman and traditional enemy of the US.

     

    Score: UN plus one, US minus one, US ally Mubarek "vacationing" and US enemy Ghaddafy still standing. Makes you wonder.
    18 Mar 2011, 09:48 AM Reply Like
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