NATO Increases Pressure on Libya’s Pro-Government Forces

By Geraldine Cook
May 19, 2011

NATO is stepping up pressure on the Libyan government’s strongholds with targeted aerial attacks and psychological warfare operations.
Wing Commander Mike Bracken said NATO has air-dropped leaflets and broadcast messages to troops loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi asking them “to return to their barracks and homes.’‘

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