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Canadian General To Take Command of NATO Mission In Libyaby Open-Publishing - Friday 25 March 2011
by Daniel Leblanc
"A Canadian General will take over command of the NATO mission in Libya, according to a White House official. Lieutenant-General Charles Bouchard has been designated by NATO as head of the alliance’s military campaign in Libya. He wll work with ’his naval and air component commands’ to enforce the no-fly zone and the so-called civilian-protection mission in Libya.
He is currently listed as Deputy Commander of the Allied Joint Task Force Command in Naples, Italy, where he has been involved in Iraq. His previous jobs included a position as Deputy Commander of NORAD, where he reported to an American general. Among his many postings, Lt-Gen Bouchard served with the US Army at Fort Hood Texas..."
Perfectly qualified. French speaking but well used to taking orders from Americans...