An act of war without consent

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Author(s) The Denver Post editorial board
Source The Denver Post
Date March 21, 2011
Quotes-start.png The president's decision to bomb Libya and help establish a no-fly zone has injected the U.S. into yet another conflict in a Muslim nation at a time when we still maintain huge commitments in two others. U.S. resources are badly strained after a decade of military operations in Afghanistan and years of difficult warfare in Iraq. Now we fear the U.S. might get mired in protracted civil war in Libya. Such an open-ended commitment demands the broadest political support — which only congressional action can provide. 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.