After more than a week of debate about who should have what role in the international intervention in Libya, NATO is set to assume full command. The roles of other nations involved in Libya’s conflict are likely to change as well. What were those roles, and what will they be now?
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Libya's rebels, many of whom have stories of loved ones lost to Muammar Qaddafi's regime, are driven by his legacy of torture, murder, and disappearances.
Amid London talks on Libya's future, Qaddafi shows no signs of stepping down and loyalist troops today repelled the westward advance of rebels who had gotten nearly to Sirte, Qaddafi's hometown.
World leaders meet in London to discuss their countries' role in Libya as rebels' westward advance is stalled. Syria's cabinet resigns. Yemen's protests pick back up.
Libyan civilians celebrate the raiding of Ansar al-Shariah Brigades compound on Sept. 21, 2012, after hundreds of civilians, military, and police raided the brigades' base in Benghazi, Libya. Small teams of US special operations forces arrived at American embassies throughout North Africa to set up a new counterterrorist network months before militants killed the US ambassador in Libya. But officials say the network was too new to stop the Benghazi attack.
President Obama emphasized humanitarian goals in Libya and made it clear he wants the Qaddafi regime to fall. But he also insisted that regime change was not a goal of the coalition action, per se.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague said that one of the goals of the London meeting is to begin planning for a post-Qaddafi political future in Libya.