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NATO Debates Arming Libyan Rebels In Doha

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Guns, money, oil, and an ex-spy chief slinking in the shadows: that's what it came down to Wednesday in Qatar's capital Doha when the NATO-led alliance marshaling air strikes on Libya gathered to defend its actions and brainstorm on how to help a ragtag rebel army finally dethrone Colonel Muammar Qaddafi. The coalition dismissed recent criticism and claims of inner discord with an early statement that the "international community remained united and firm in its resolve." The same statement boasted that the alliance's "efforts to date had exerted significant pressure on Gaddafi, protected civilians ... from violent attack and averted a humanitarian disaster."

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