Libya…Allied warplanes strike their first targets. The French are leading the way in providing assistance to the rebels. The battle with Gadafi’s troops wages in Bengahzi as the rebels try to hold this major city. The French actions are the start of enforcing the new UN resolution for a no-fly zone that was endorsed by the Arab League.
The UN Security Council resolution is a response to protect the Libyan people from Muammar Gaddafi’s forces. President Obama will be issuing a statement from Brazil on the Libyan situation.