Fiddling While Libya Burns

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Author(s) Anne-Marie Slaughter
Source The New York Times
Date March 13, 2011
URL http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/14/opinion/14slaughter.html
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Quotes-start.png We should not expect a rosy, Jeffersonian Libya. But the choice is between uncertainty and the certainty that if Colonel Qaddafi wins, regimes across the region will conclude that force is the way to answer protests. And when Colonel Qaddafi massacres the opposition, young protesters across the Middle East will conclude that when we were asked to support their cause with more than words, we blinked. Quotes-end.png


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This item argues for the position United States should impose a no-fly zone on the topic 2011 Libyan uprising.