Major Libyan Rebel Victories Are Now Threatening Gadaffi's Tripoli

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Sunday, August 14, 2011





Libya Rebels Battle For Key City Near Tripoli -- L.A. Times



Capturing Zawiya would allow the fighters to cut off supplies to Moammar Kadafi's forces and bring them that much closer to the capital.



Reporting from Cairo — Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi's supply lines were in danger Sunday as opposition forces in the western mountains battled closer to his capital, which has become isolated by rebel advances backed by NATO warplanes and a naval blockade.



Rebels pushed farther into Zawiya, a battered and strategic city about 30 miles west of Tripoli. Capturing it would open the door to the capital and allow rebels to cut off supplies to Kadafi's forces. The Libyan army is also facing pressure from insurgents in the east and from ships of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization that have severed Tripoli's access to the Mediterranean Sea.



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Update:
Libya Rebels Threaten a Supply Line to the Capital -- New York Times



My Comment:
These recent rebel victories are worrying Gaddafi and his followers .... if Tripoli is cut off from supplies and fuel, it will only be a question of time before the rebels are victorious.

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