As yet gain air power fails to deliver, the USA bows out of the Libyan intervention, leaving European politicians scrambling to find chairs for when the music stops.
Saudi Emir Turki al-Faisal, director of the King Faisal Center for Islamic Research, has called on the Gulf Cooperation Council to create a united “Gulf” force, which as part of an economic union he says should be like the EU, would be an Arab version of NATO. He also said that if efforts to persuade
The instant the first Tomahawk or Storm Shadow missile explodes,the back-biting starts; as those countries not actually pulling triggers criticise those that are. The Arab League wants to hedge its bets in case Gadhafi survives, so now claims it never voted for air strikes, just to stop his air force killing civilians, conveniently forgetting the