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Friday, April 22, 2011


At Musharaf's prompting, the U.S. jumped hurdles to avoid the kind of tribal massacres in Afghanistan that appear - appear! - on the brink in Libya:

Tribes loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have said that if the army cannot drive rebels from the besieged port city of Misrata, they will, a senior official says.

Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim said the army had tried to keep civilian casualties low but the tribes would not show the same restraint.