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NATO declares October 31 end to Libya mission

NATO decided Friday to end its seven-month mission in Libya on October 31, despite calls from the country’s new rulers for air patrols to continue until the end of the year. Alliance warplanes would wind up the mission on Monday after flying more than 26,000 sorties and bombing almost 6,000…

World is safer 10 years after 9/11: EU, NATO

The world is safer today than in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks on the United States, with global terror groups weaker than 10 years ago, senior EU and NATO officials said Monday. A decade after Al-Qaeda traumatised the United States, the terror network has lost its leader, Osama…

US remains military muscle in Libya campaign

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States stepped aside to allow NATO to run Libya no-fly operations, but the US military’s enormous strike power remains the real muscle behind the coalition effort. Having held back before plunging into a mission with ill-defined objectives, Washington took the reins Saturday of a coalition…

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