Nato lacks firepower to ensure collapse of Gaddafi regime

The Western alliance marks 100 days of bombing Libya on Sunday with political leaders adamant that the regime, which violently crushed a popular uprising in February, is isolated and collapsing from within.

However defense analysts said it has still not identified a clear line of attack that would break the veteran leader’s grip on power.

“This campaign is about inflicting pain on the regime but there is no precedent where air power alone has taken a government down without encircling the city,” said Shashank Joshi, of the Royal United Services Institute. Ruth Sherlock – The Telegraph – Click To Read More…