A U.S..-led alliance has succeed in scattering and dividing Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi's forces after a weekend of demanding air attacks, Pentagon officials say, as well as American military establishment are moving to hand manager of the process to other countries.
Gadhafi is not an aim of the campaign, a senior military bureaucrat said Sunday, but he could not assurance the Libyan leader's security.
Navy vice Adm. William E. Gortney, staff executive for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a Pentagon news discussion there is no evidence civilians in Libya have been debilitated in the air assault, code named Odyssey Dawn. Gortney in addition said no allied planes have been lost and all pilots have returned in one piece from missions that used stealth B-2 bombers, jet fighters, in excess of 120 Tomahawk tour missiles and other high-tech weapons.
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