Mood Changes in Benghazi.

by Matthew Shaffer


More evidence that Qaddafi has regained the momentum. Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel Hamid reports from Benghazi: 

Last week, the rebels were saying: ‘We will take Sirte, we will take Tripoli.’ This week, they are much more cautious. They are saying: ‘We will defend our city. If they come, we will be ready.’The proof of the pudding is that they have had to retreat fromtheir earlier positions. They are showing me their weapons, and saying: ‘Look, this is all we have.’

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