Thursday, May 19, 2011

Canada Beefs Up Laser-Guided Missile Stockpile for Libya

Rebels have stepped up activity in the mountains in Western Libya, opening up another front against Moammar Gadhafi's depleted forces.

The fighting comes as NATO has turned up the heat on Gadhafi, his family and his forces.

Canada is quietly increasing its stockpile of laser-guided smart bombs for use in Libya, The Montreal Gazette reports.

Journalists held in Libya were released.

The rebel Transitional National Government, bolstered by the apparent defection of Libyan Oil Minister Shukri Ghanem, wants to attend the upcoming OPEC meeting as the official representative of the Libyan government, AFP reports. Rebels have had a tough time getting oil to market.

Libya's secret role in human smuggling is exposed by The New York Times.

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