NATO Cutting to the Chase in Libya?

EDITOR'S NOTE: THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN ON A GUIDED GOVERNMENT TOURThis photo taken on a guided government tour shows Libyan firefighters inspecting the remains of the office of Col. Moamer Kadhafi following a NATO airstrike in Bab al-Aziziyah in Tripoli early April 25, 2011. A Libyan official accompanying journalists at the scene said 45 people were wounded, 15 seriously, in the bombing. He added that he did not know whether there were victims under the rubble. AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH EID (Photo credit should read JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: JOSEPH EID/2011 AFP

A day after the hawkish senatorial trio of Lindsey Graham, John McCain, and Joe Lieberman pushed for a stepped-up effort to break the stalemate in Libya, NATO bombed the Tripoli compound of Muammar Qaddafi this morning for the third time since the air war began. The Times says the strikes destroyed "a complex of offices and meeting facilities," while the AP reports they demolished "a library building" and damaged "a reception hall for visiting dignitaries." Qaddafi, apparently, remains wholly intact. [NYT, AP]