UN resolution could see Britain renew airstrikes over Libya

British airstrikes could recommence over Libya just four years after the fall of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi as a British-sponsored UN resolution looks likely to win approval.

If passed, the resolution would permit more active military support to Libyan authorities, which are now operating with greater unity after the country’s two opposing governments reached a deal.

While the resolution’s main significance is to endorse and legitimize the new unity government, it would also pave the way for military action.

On December 8, RT spoke to a Libya veteran who served with the RAF in the 2011 campaign.

Daniel Lenham, who served as a bomb loader during the Libyan war, threw his medals on the pavement outside Downing Street in protest against Parliament’s decision to attack Syria. As he loaded up Typhoon jets for their sorties in 2011, Lenham found himself wondering “what is this bomb going to achieve?


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Via RT.