US Defense Secretary Gates Sending Hundreds Of Marines, Two Amphibious Ships To Libya

Update: Canada has now sent a warship to Libya as well.

Here we go:

Gates said 400 Marines are aboard amphib Kearsarge (as we predicted yesterday), which is headed towards Libya w/other ships. Notes UN has not authorized use of force. 

And to those who think the good Colonel will leave his oil in the hands of the infidels, we suggest you short Brent now.