Libyan rebels continue a tenuous back-and-forth with Qaddafi’s forces, bolstered by the occasional NATO fist from the sky. And it’s a good thing they’ve got NATO behind them, because the insurrection’s a bit ragtag.
Here, a rebel rocket truck blew apart its cargo when its ordnance misfired while engaged in a frontline skirmish near the town of Brega. The rebels are tenacious and have the goodwill of the international community behind them, but the unfortunate reality is that they’re a mostly thrown together army – not a trained, cohesive force. [The Atlantic]