Under airstrikes and missiles, Gadhafi forces roll back; rebels and NATO struggle to organize
Maggie Michael, Ryan Lucas"BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) NATO ships began patrolling off Libya's coast Wednesday as airstrikes, missiles and energized rebels forced Moammar Gadhafi's tanks to roll back from two key western cities, including one that was the hometown of army officers who tried to overthrow him in 1993. "Libya's opposition took haphazard steps to form a government in the east, as they and the U.S.-led force protecting them girded for prolonged and costly fighting. Despite disorganization among the rebels and confusion over who would ultimately run the international operation coalition airstrikes and missiles seemed to thwart Gadhafi's efforts to rout his opponents, at least for now. "Anti-aircraft fire lit up the sky in Tripoli late Wednesday, and explosions could be heard." Read on...
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"Under airstrikes and missiles, Gadhafi forces roll back; rebels and NATO struggle to organize", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2011. Consulté le 03/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/under-airstrikes-and-missiles-gadhafi-forces-roll-back-rebels-and-nato-struggle-to-organize