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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

France And Britain Call On NATO To Do More In Libya

A French jet fighter takes off for a mission to Libya at Solenzara 126 Air Base, on Corsica Island. (AP)

A French jet fighter takes off for a mission to Libya at Solenzara 126 Air Base, on Corsica Island. (AP)

Moammar Gadhafi’s forces are shelling the only major city in the western half of Libya that remains under partial rebel control. Residents in Misrata say weeks of fierce government bombardment have killed dozens and terrorized survivors, leaving them with little food and medical supplies.

Meanwhile, foreign ministers from France and the UK say that the NATO alliance isn’t doing enough to take out Gadhafi’s weapons. The BBC’s Defense Correspondent Nick Childs joins us from London.


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