Gaddafi attacks rebel towns, U.S. plane down
In the first apparent air force casualty of the campaign, a U.S. F-15E crashed in Libya overnight and its two crew members were rescued, the U.S. military said. The crash was likely caused by mechanical failure and not hostile fire, it said. (Suhaib Salem/Reuters)
Coalition forces: Why Libya?
International forces launched military action in Libya, but in Bahrain and Yemen — where 50 protesters were shot dead by pro-government snipers — the allies have offered nothing more than the verbal equivalent of a slap on the wrist.