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All the resolution does is relieve the pressure the regime's air force has been putting on the revolutionary ground forces.  That's a lot, actually.

We'll have to see how the UN resolution is implemented and interpreted.  It could be as little as preventing the LAF from flying to tactical air strikes on regime ground forces.

It's dawn in Libya so we could get a glimpse into the military plans Real Soon.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Thu Mar 17th, 2011 at 10:20:09 PM EST
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It authorizes "all measures" to protect the population. This includes attacks against Gadaffi's ground forces. I hope the approach is "In for a penny, in for a pound!", and that they give his forces a real pounding.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Mar 17th, 2011 at 10:38:21 PM EST
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