Posts Tagged: Gaddafi
Some arguments against intervention deserve serious consideration. The "hypocrisy" mantra, however, is not one of them.
The dreaded "revolutionary justice" has already reared its ugly head in Libya.
At the moment, stopping the unpredictable Gaddafi is seen as the best option by Arab leaders.
Will military intervention dislodge Gaddafi or lead to yet another quagmire?
Gaddafi's plans to cancel oil contracts with Europe may have played a role in the decision to attack him.
Iraq is clearly differentiated from Libya by the political climate and number of forces on the ground.
Libya is in better hands with the UN Security Council.
The international community should act now on behalf of the Libyan opposition.
Gaddafi's survival is due, in part, to Algeria's military and diplomatic backing.
However irrational, Gaddafi was capable of both prescience and irony regarding his region's politics.