The beneficiary will be the pro-Sharia Islamic supremacist forces in Libya and elsewhere. “Military action launched against Libya,” from CBS, March 19 (thanks to Mackie):
French fighter jets soared over a rebel-held city besieged by Muammar Qaddafi’s troops on Saturday, the first mission for an international military force launched in support of the 5-week-old uprising against the Libyan leader’s rule.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy said after an emergency summit in Paris that French jets were already targeting Qaddafi’s forces. The 22 participants in Saturday’s summit “agreed to put in place all the means necessary, in particular military” to make Qaddafi respect a U.N. Security Council resolution Thursday demanding a cease-fire, Sarkozy said.
Qaddafi had tried to take advantage of the time lag between the U.N. resolution and the launch of the international operation, making a decisive strike on the Benghazi, Libya’s second-largest city and the first major stronghold of the rebellion.
Crashing shells shook buildings, and the sounds of battle drew closer to the city center as its residents despaired. A doctor said 27 bodies were brought to the hospital by midday. By late in the day, warplanes could be heard overhead…..