Tim Shipman and Ian Drury
April 20, 2011
David Cameron was accused last night of risking a Vietnam-style quagmire in Libya by sending military advisers to help the country’s rebels.
The first official deployment of troops on the ground marks a significant escalation in the war and immediately invited charges of ‘mission creep’.
A ten-strong team of intelligence, signals and logistics experts will help set up an opposition headquarters to take on Colonel Gaddafi’s forces.