UK should have been more decisive in Libya, says ex-army chief

Libya Comments Off

Former chief of defence staff Lord Richards says Britain did not do enough to prevent Libya sliding into chaos after fall of Gaddafi

Britain should have taken far more extensive and decisive action in Libya to prevent the country sliding into chaos after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, the former chief of the defence staff has said, following the release of a damning report into the UK’s intervention.

Lord Richards, who sat on the national security council when the decision was taken to protect Benghazi from advancing Libyan forces controlled by Gaddafi, said it was debatable whether intervention had been in the UK’s national interest.

Continue reading…
Source: libya
Link : UK should have been more decisive in Libya, says ex-army chief

Author

Search

Back to Top

Skip to content