Libyan Pilots Seek Asylum

American VoicesWorld ISSUE 47•08 Feb 23, 2011

After refusing to bomb a crowd of protesters, two Libyan air force pilots landed their jets in Malta and are now seeking political asylum. What do you think?

  • “This is a golden opportunity for the Maltese military to leapfrog to the cutting edge of 1950s French jet-fighter technology."”

    Pam Verellen –
    Garde-Manger

  • “This could make a great story. Is one of the pilots fussy, and the other one a big slob?" ”

    Andy Knudson –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Hey, how come when I wanted to defect, Malta told me they were closed?"”

    Ari Latona –
    Unemployed