March 25th, 2011
01:10 PM ET

Canadian to lead NATO mission over Libya

Canadian Lt. Gen. Charlie Bouchard will command the NATO military campaign over Libya, CNN has confirmed.

Filed under: Canada • Libya • Military • NATO
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  1. AnarchistsAmongUs

    There's a saying we have here in Canada... If you won't stand behind our troops then try standing in front of them!

    March 26, 2011 at 2:34 am | Report abuse |
  2. can"eh"dian

    To the peace activists....How exactly would you propose the world rid a murderous dictator killing his own innocent citizens?? Enjoy your freedoms hippie. They are inherited by the sacrifices of your fellow countrymen and many of those countries standing shoulder to shoulder today in defiance of oppression and dictatorship.
    "IF YOU WON'T STAND BEHIND OUR TROOPS, FEEL FREE TO STAND IN FRONT OF THEM". Maybe you could wave a sign or flower at Ghadaffi for us. See if he will surrender to you.

    March 27, 2011 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Ross

    Actually, Canadian women are not good looking compared to US and Europe and are extremely high maintenance! Not worth the head ache!!! Trust me, im from Vancouver!!!

    March 27, 2011 at 8:22 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Tom

    I'm really getting tired of people thinking and calling the operations Canadian's are doing in Afghanistan 'peacekeeping'. It's not a peacekeeping mission. Get a clue on what the operation is. It's only ignorant Canadian's who believe the propoganda fed them from the Canadian media and past Liberal government crap. Wake up and get an education.

    A Canadian in Command? Well of course a Canadian. We win wars, unlike others... HA!

    March 27, 2011 at 11:30 pm | Report abuse |
  5. seang

    hahaha canadians are a joke. i was wondering why that things stilll goin on haha. canadas pathetic.

    May 18, 2011 at 1:03 am | Report abuse |
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