U.S. Missiles Found in Libyan Rebel Camp Were First Sold to France
The discovery of the Javelin missiles confirmed longstanding fears that foreign sponsorship on all sides of Libya’s conflict is amplifying the fighting.
The owner of a cache of powerful American missiles found at an abandoned Libyan rebel camp recently has come forward: France. Story with
Technology leakage: missiles to France end up in Libya. Did the US wink-and-nod? Known but unpublicized transshipment was a common technique for covert arms supplies in Cold War. Or did the French do it without US knowledge?