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Libya Intervention

Obama Goes to War the Millennial Way

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

By focusing on the issue of civil liberties, and not on implementing American-style political institutions, Obama pointed the way toward a cause that young people could embrace.

Obama To Speak To Members Of Congress On Libya

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday afternoon will hold a conference call with leaders of Congress to update them on the situati...

Here We Go Again

Gary Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Johnson

We've seen this movie before. Spectacular photos of Tomahawk Cruise missiles being launched from American navy vessels. B-2 bombers piloted by amazi...

Turkey Backs Joining NATO Operation

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(Reuters) - Turkey's parliament Thursday approved a government decision to join a NATO naval operation to enforce a U.N.-sanctioned arms embargo off...

Can Christians Support U.N. Intervention In Libya?

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

What is happening in Libya today is not the same as Afghanistan or Iraq. This is what should have occurred in Rwanda.

Gaddafi Forces Retreat From Key City After Airstrikes

AP/The Huffington Post | RYAN LUCAS and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — International airstrikes forced Moammar Gadhafi's tanks to roll back from the western city of Misrata on Wednesday, a local do...

U.S. Military 'Considering All Options' In Response To Libya Violence

AP/The Huffington Post | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI and RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Muammar Gaddafi's snipers and tanks are terrorizing civilians in the coastal city of Misrata, a resident said, and the U.S. mil...

'Just War' And The Intervention In Libya

Pierre Whalon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Pierre Whalon

We can only hope that the actions of France and her allies will be effective, while remembering that there is no such thing as a "surgical strike."

Libya: The Face of 21st Century Conflict

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gary Hart

Conflict in this century will make 20th Century nation-state wars against imperialists, fascists, and communists look simple by comparison. Good guys versus bad guys. But what principles do we use to decide on intervention where neither side threatens us, where both sides or all sides may be unpleasant guys, where one side or both sides don't wear uniforms, and where clear moral authority is not possessed by anyone?

Putin: Military Intervention In Libya Resembles 'Crusades'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VOTKINSK, Russia (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday likened the U.N. Security Council resolution supporting military action ...

Why Intervention in Libya Is Wrong in the Long Run

Alex Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Becker

Any nation participating in military intervention in Libya stands to gain perhaps a little from perfect success and lose much from anything less.