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One by one, the milestones on the road to Tripoli are falling

Publié par Clifford Armion le 28/03/2011

Kim Sengupta

"The last time the rebels made it as far west as Bin Jawad, it ended in disaster: their fighters ran into a murderous ambush, lost 70 men, and were forced into a terrifying retreat that nearly ended their campaign.

"But yesterday, after a stunning sweep across the territory for which they have fought so hard and for so long, they were back.

"This time, with Western air power destroying almost all that is left of the regime's armour and artillery, the mood was very different. The rebels' eyes were cast towards Sirte, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's birthplace and the centre of loyalist resistance."

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"One by one, the milestones on the road to Tripoli are falling", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2011. Consulté le 24/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/one-by-one-the-milestones-on-the-road-to-tripoli-are-falling