Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Libyan rebels should receive training funded by Arab countries, says Britain
British defence sources are also looking to hire private security companies to help strengthen rebels' position on the battlefield
guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 6 April 2011
"Britain is to urge Arab countries to train the disorganised Libyan rebels, and so strengthen their position on the battlefield before negotiations on a ceasefire, senior British defence sources have indicated. The sources said they were also looking at hiring private security companies, some of which draw on former SAS members[Why not Israeli companies while you are at it? They know Libya very well.], to aid the rebels. These private soldiers could be paid by Arab countries to train the unstructured rebel army...."