Friday, March 18, 2011

U.N. Approves Airstrikes Against Libya

So, quite astonishingly, the UN Security Council with American backing has approved air strikes against Libya: http://nyti.ms/ezHil4 One moment Washington is against a modest no fly zone, and the next it's approving air strikes -- but all that stalling means that the window of opportunity to remove Qaddafi may have passed. Your thoughts?
nyti.ms
The Security Council approved a measure on Thursday authorizing “all necessary measures” to protect Libyan civilians from harm at the hands of forces loyal to Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi.
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