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The state of maximum alert has been declared on Italian military bases. Aircrafts are being displaced to southern bases.

The Libyan delegation to the UN has requested action by the UN against the pending bloodbath. They have called for a no-fly zone over Libya.

by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Mon Feb 21st, 2011 at 12:40:51 PM EST
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The Libyan delegation to the UN has requested action by the UN against the pending bloodbath.
Is the Security Council meeting?

Keynesianism is intellectually hard, as evidenced by the inability of many trained economists to get it - Paul Krugman
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Feb 21st, 2011 at 12:47:41 PM EST
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Would be very surprised if there wasn't an aircraft carrier somewhere close

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Mon Feb 21st, 2011 at 12:49:00 PM EST
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A no fly zone is rather limiting on a dictators escape possibilities.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Mon Feb 21st, 2011 at 12:51:25 PM EST
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The Italian Minister of Defense denied the state of maximum alert but acknowledged that the level had been heightened.
by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Mon Feb 21st, 2011 at 12:54:07 PM EST
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