Gates opposes regime change in Libya

WASHINGTON - The United States opposes regime change in Libya because past experience has shown it is “very complicated,” US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates told ABC television on Sunday.

By (AFP)

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Published: Sun 27 Mar 2011, 7:17 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 11:20 PM

“As we’ve seen in the past, regime change is a very complicated business, sometimes it takes a long time, sometimes it can happen very fast. But it was never part of the military mission (in Libya),” he told ABC television.

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