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In Violation Of UN Resolution, Western "Boots" Are Now On The Libyan Ground | zero hedge
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/may/30/western-troops-on-ground-libya

Once again, the west has overstepped its UN-granted powers in the pursuit of humanitarian extraction of crude oul.
The subject is sensitive as the UN security council resolution in March authorising the use of force in Libya specifically excludes "a foreign occupation force of any form on any part of Libyan territory".

The situation, however, is about to come to a fore, after it was announced that Libyan rebels have now officially run out of crude oil, meaning that absent on the ground reinforcements, Gadaffi is about to win the civil war.
And while the UK and the other members of the security council could not care less, we somehow doubt that China and Russia will allow a full-blown land invasion of Libya pass without a veto and what appears to be the next diplomatic scandal.
lybia  MENA  NATO  2011  USA  foreignaffairs  foreign  policy  China  russia  presidency  barackobama  angelamerkel  westerwelle 
may 2011 by asterisk2a

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