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Old 08-23-2011, 02:42 PM   #190
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Do your really think that this was a solid lean? Really? It was anything but. It was a case where fortune happens to award the clumsy and impotent. Had this been anyone other than Quadafi the rebels would have been crushed months ago.

This is a blind squirrel = occasional nut. A half as$ed effort that we'll be lucky if it pays off.
While the formation of the coalition was a little clumsy, it would look as though NATO did a good job of ramping up support at the right pace to let the rebels gain momentum and establish relationships with the right people.

This wasn't dumb luck...it seems as though it was quite calculated.

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