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Old 12th April 2011, 02:53 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Caustic Logic View Post
The claim is made around that Russian analysis of satellite images proves there were no government air strikes on protesters in the Libyan uprising's early days. It's not something I buy, partly from seeing people dismiss it here.

I was wondering if I could host this spot for a few sharp posters to assess and debunk this claim, possibly with links that explain why that can't be true? Then there's a place to link to when someone brings it up.
You can't see active bombing missions from a satillite. You can see craters if they are large enough and thats about it. Worse still you can't really sport lightly armed forces at all.

So at best you could say that there was no bombing using heavy bombs that hit residential areas but you couldn't rule out lighter bombs or strafing.
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