8. In January of this year, Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide stood in the Storting and said that in 2011 they "envisaged a" bloodbath if [Gaddafi] was allowed to attack the city ". She argued that the regime was a threat to civilians, which legitimized the war. On that day, the Libya Committee's report, following Søreides's and Defense Minister Bakke-Jensen's evaluations, was submitted to the Storting's Foreign and Defense Committee, which is preparing for a recommendation and debate in the Storting from the end of March.
Meanwhile, the authors of the report, Christoffer Conrad Eriksen and Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer, recently written in the Evening PostBut without mentioning the British Foreign Affairs Committee's crushing criticism: It tells that our allies on the ground were Libyan Islamists with ties to Al Qaeda. These were the ones responsible for civilian attacks, not Muammar al-Gaddafi's Libyan forces. But this is not mentioned by a word in the report, a scandal of historical dimensions.
Clinton cut off opportunities
The Libya Committee talks about what Norway can learn for future international efforts,. . .
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