U.S. Launches Campaign to Track Down Libyan Missiles

(Washington Post) Mary Beth Sheridan - The U.S. is planning to dispatch dozens of former military personnel to Libya to help track down and destroy surface-to-air missiles from Gaddafi's stockpiles that U.S. officials worry could be used by terrorists to take down passenger jets. The weapons experts are part of a rapidly expanding $30 million program to secure Libya's conventional weapons. An unknown number were carted off by Libyan rebel groups and civilians who swarmed into unguarded storage areas after Gaddafi's forces were defeated.

2011-10-14 00:00:00

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