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Two pieces of interesting news from Libya

Two interesting stories from the Libyan war make me even more skeptical of the Obama Administration’s competence in handling the issue. First, the Arab League issued a pretty strongly worded criticism of the UN intervention. Admittedly, the Arab League is … Continue reading

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You know a military operation has problems when…

It’s led by French forces. Fortunately, after some initial French leadership, the big boys took over in Libya. The WSJ reports that American and British forces targeted Libya’s Soviet-era air defense system with a cruise missile barrage. U.S. and U.K. … Continue reading

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In the too little too late category…

The UN has approved a no-fly zone for Libya. Russia, China, India, Germany and Brazil all abstained on the resolution, avoiding a veto but indicating significant international uncertainty about whether this is the right approach. News articles indicate that French … Continue reading

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