The rebel leaders tipped their hand too early. Now the whole of Libya, including the rebels, understand what they are: traitors dependent on invaders. The rebels thus now lack motive force as well as military training: “Libyan Rebels Flee as Kadafi’s Forces Defend Surt” (Los Angeles Times, 29 March 2011). The only way they can defeat the Gaddafi forces is to get the NATO to massacre them and everyone else in their way. Even then, they would never be able to govern Libya by themselves. They may even lose, as Fidel says. After all, what self-respecting Libyan wants to side with the traitors and invaders? — Ed.