War number three

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March 22, 2011
In These Times    
Posted in PND Commentary

"Demonstrating the law of unintended consequences, the UN Security Council’s Resolution 1973, adopted last Thursday evening, drew a swift response from Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s government: it launched the battle for Benghazi. Further unintended consequences will surely follow the UN/NATO coalition’s use of its brand new license for military force. But air power by itself may not amount to much except in a symbolic sense. Which begs the question, what next? Or, more properly, what’s the goal?" (03/21/11)


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