NATO air strikes hit an office building inside Moammar Gadhafi's Tripoli compound Monday.lettergadhafi
But a Libyan government spokesman issued an officious "You missed" taunt to NATO brass. The typed official government communique—which CNN correspondent Frederik Pleitgen posted to Twitter—informed NATO that the strikes had missed Gadhafi.
NATO has insisted it's not targeting the Libyan leader, but is rather conducting air strikes with the goal of protecting Libyan civilians from attacks, in accordance with the UN resolutions instituting a no-fly zone in the North African nation.
And indeed, a photograph of the Tripoli compound building felled by the air strike, later posted by Pleitgen, appeared to show a clean strike that left a tree unharmed just a couple feet away from the targeted building, which NATO said was a command and control center.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who visited Libyan anti-government rebels in their eastern Libyan stronghold of Benghazi last week, urged the United StatesRead More »from Libyan government to NATO: You missed