Tagged: No-Fly Zone
1982 Libya had a different feeling than the current world, but its memories shape a view of the current situation.
The debate over Libya does not break down along ideological lines. Linda Wertheimer talks to two liberals who disagree over whether the U.S. should be intervening in Libya. Phyllis Bennis, the director of the New Internationalism Program at the Institute for Policy Studies, opposes the allied military action. Marc Lynch, who writes for Foreign Policy and heads the Middle East studies program at The George Washington University, is in favor.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that the U.S. has not yet decided whether to send weapons to Libya's struggling opposition movement. Jim Lehrer discusses the arms issue with the Institute for Policy Studies' Emira Woods and Mansour El-Kikhia of the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Libyan protesters asked for help, but the military attacks they're getting may actually create a whole new set of problems that could last a very long time.
Despite its official UN-granted legality, the credibility of Western military action in Libya is rapidly dwindling.
U.S. and allied forces have launched a second wave of air strikes on Libya to enforce a no-fly zone.
UN resolution goes far beyond no-fly zone to allow all necessary measures against Qaddafi.
Muammar Gaddafi is gaining ground against the opposition in Libya. What should the international community do?
The international community should act now on behalf of the Libyan opposition.
With Libyan government forces advancing towards the rebel capital of Benghazi, the time for possible military intervention by the U.S. and its NATO or other allies appears to be running short.