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Sat April 2, 2011
Levin: Libyan rebels must win the ground war themselves
Michigan U.S. Senator Carl Levin says the future of the Libyan conflict rests in the hands of the Libyan people. NATO this past week officially took over control of the United Nations’ created ‘No Fly Zone’.
The U.S. and other nations set up the ‘No Fly Zone’ to protect civilians. Levin says the conflict’s eventual end depends on whether Libyan rebels can successfully dispose longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi.
“This has to be won on the ground and it has be won by the Libyan people on the ground.”
Levin is the Chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee.