'No-fly zone' is a euphemism for war. We'd be mad to try it

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Author(s) Simon Jenkins
Source The Guardian
Date March 9, 2011
URL http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/mar/09/david-cameron-no-fly-zone-libya
Quotes-start.png But unless we redefine words, [Gaddafi] is not committing genocide and his brutality is hardly exceptional. If the rebels win it should be their victory, emerging from a new balance of power inside Libya. If they fail, they must fight another day. There is no good reason for us to intervene. Quotes-end.png

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