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CLUSTER BOMBS USED IN LIBYA, POISON GAS USE FEARED, INTERVENTION THREATENED

By Gordon Duff  Staff Writer/Senior Editor Veterans Today  March 9, 2011

Each year, the United States ships “military supplies” to Israel.  This isn’t military aid but rather billions in primarily munitions that are designated as “offshore storage” for the US Department of Defense in order to replenish munitions used in Iraq and Afghanistan. Each year, these munitions are sold without the “knowledge” of the United States, year after year, billions in munitions, much of it illegal technology transfer or designated “weapons of mass destruction.”

Today, the United States and Great Britain threatened Libya with direct military action if attacks using advanced and prohibited weapons continue.  Special operations units of Britain’s SAS, supplemented groups from several American agencies and commands are currently assessing the situation “on the ground’ in Libya.  Reports indicate the possible deployment of one tactical nuclear weapon against a rebel supply depot several days ago.

Sources in both Britain and the United States also report there is evidence of the deployment of chemical weapons and that Libya’s stock of illegal cluster munitions has been drawn upon in early fighting.

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March 11, 2011 - Posted by | Libya | , ,

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