Last updated at 8:41 AM on 6th April 2011
So it becomes official: this will not be over by Easter. Yesterday the head of the RAF, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton, revealed that he expects his Tornados to fly many more missions over Libya.
‘In general terms’, he said, ‘we are now planning on the basis of at least six months, and we’ll see where we go from there’.
The West faces a long and messy engagement in one of the world’s most sensitive regions, with consequences no one can foretell.Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1373457/Libya-Do-stomach-bombing-Gaddafi-6-months.html#ixzz1IlQXGnmL