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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse10 Oct 2018 11:42 a.m. PST

…Established Two Bases In Libya.

"Intelligence chiefs have told Theresa May that Vladimir Putin wants to make the war-torn North African nation "his new Syria"

RUSSIA is moving troops and missiles into Libya in a bid to enforce a new stranglehold on the West, Theresa May has been warned.

Intelligence chiefs have told the PM that Vladimir Putin wants to make the wartorn North African country "his new Syria".

And seizing control of the biggest illegal immigration route to Europe is seen as Moscow's primary goal…"


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Banana Man Inactive Member10 Oct 2018 2:01 p.m. PST

Ah! Published in the Sun. Of course they always tell the truth.

Calico Bill10 Oct 2018 2:27 p.m. PST

That still makes them more reliable than CNN or the New York Times. It might make for a hypothetical modern scenario.

28mm Fanatik10 Oct 2018 4:44 p.m. PST

We're conveniently forgetting that Libya was a Russian client state before Gaddafi was toppled by a western-imposed No Fly Zone. Putin's merely trying to regain what traditionally was his sphere of influence in the first place.

Personal logo jhancock Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2018 5:04 p.m. PST

Putin's new whipping dog?

USAFpilot10 Oct 2018 5:29 p.m. PST

The West having a hand in toppling Gaddafi did not help the West. What were they thinking? Who was responsible? Did some Western oil execs think they could just move on in once Gaddafi was overthrown? Let the Russians have it; and let it be a history lesson on how to NOT conduct foreign policy.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2018 5:32 p.m. PST

Makes sense.

I'm surprised the Chinese didn't beat him to it.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse11 Oct 2018 10:36 a.m. PST



Lost Wolf15 Oct 2018 11:00 a.m. PST

Didn't Hillary take credit for toppling Qaddafi? link

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