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Report: 2 Qaddafi Sons Offer Plan to Oust Father

At least two sons of Muammar al-Qaddafi are reportedly proposing a resolution to the ongoing Libyan conflict that would push their father aside to make way for a transition to a constitutional democracy, a diplomat and a Libyan official said Sunday.

It’s not immediately clear whether Qaddafi, 68, backs the proposal by his sons, Seif and Saadi al-Qaddafi, although one person close to the son told the New York Times that the father appeared willing to go along with the plan. (FoxNews-NYT) Continue reading

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Qaddafi’s Air Defenses Suffer Big Blow From Military Strikes

Navy Vice Adm. William E. Gortney, director of the Pentagon’s Joint Staff, told reporters the Tomahawk cruise missiles were fired from one British submarine and a number of American destroyers and subs. He said the success of the mission was not immediately clear, adding that additional attacks would commence later. Continue reading

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Anti-Qaddafi Forces Say They Are Close to Talks Related to the Libyan Leader’s Departure

Government forces have apparently gained an upper hand in its counteroffensive against the rebels in the past few days, but it remains unclear whether Qaddafi is seriously considering stepping down from power after 41 years or if he is simply buying more time. Continue reading

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