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Defense Secretary Says US Would Need To Attack Libya To Establish A No Fly Zone

11:32 AM: U.S. Secretary of Defense Gates just said a no fly zone in Libya would require an attack on Libya, and that the U.S. does not currently have the resources in the region to do so (via Fox News Radio). 11:12 ET: Hillary Clinton just responded to a question about U.S. intervention: "That is very controversial." She pointing to an Arab League statement discouraging foreign intervention, according to Al Jazeera. 10:03 ET: The rebels have controlled most of Brega, says Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley. They are now talking about moving forward to take back the next city from Qaddafi. 8:55 ET: Qaddafi's jets pass by again and drop a bomb right next to Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley. Birtley says: "It’s now an air attack. We just watched an air force jet from the Libyan air force fly over Brega and drop at least one bomb - and huge plumes of smoke are now coming out over Brega. Another bombed near our position, where anti-Gaddafi forces have gathered." Also protesters in Adjabiya are gathering in anticipation of another attack. 8:47 ET: The air force just dropped another bomb on Brega, according to an Al Jazeera correspondent in the town.