President Obama has given approval for two armed American Predator drones to operate over Libya, according to Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
The U.S. has flown armed drones in Libya for the past several weeks, but they have been used only for surveillance. They will now be used to strike Gadhafi's forces as part of the civilian protection mission.
British, French and Italian forces have already agreed to step up their efforts to aid the rebels.
The use of drones is significant, too, because...Full Story