Foreign Intervention in Libya

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  1. leonardobapex profile image61
    leonardobapexposted 7 years ago

    The Obama administration and some european leaders have expressed their willingness to intervene in the political battle between pro-government and anti-govenment in Libya. Do you think this will bring peace in the country?

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      ShortStoryposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Well, isn't it nice of them to "express willingness" at the very moment those struggling to win their freedom are being slaughtered? This crap didn't start yesterday. Unarmed and untrained resistance is being systematically eliminated while hypocrites who supposedly support democracy sit around with their thumbs up their asses.

      1. lovemychris profile image66
        lovemychrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Same thing happened/is happening in Palestine.

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      logic,commonsenseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Obama doesn't have the cahonies to do anything but posture!
      His polls haven't told him what to do for sure yet!

    3. lady_love158 profile image56
      lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      This is a no win situation for the USA. We will be better off staying out of it... muslims killing muslims is not OUR problem.

  2. Hokey profile image59
    Hokeyposted 7 years ago

    Let the UN handle it and keep our boys out of it. We pay for the UN anyway. Might as well use it. We shouldnt be so eager to put boots on the ground. Occcupy another middleast country? I think everybody knows how well that would go over.

    1. profile image44
      ShortStoryposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Do you really think the U-freakin-N is capable of 'handling' anything? What are they gonna do, send in some blue helmets to be killed, shuffle papers, spread cholera, or rape the local women? Not an option.

      1. Hokey profile image59
        Hokeyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Personally I prefer it to more American boys being killed because we are worried about who controls the oil.

        1. profile image44
          ShortStoryposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          There's more at stake than just that.

        2. lovemychris profile image66
          lovemychrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          AMEN!!!

  3. superwags profile image76
    superwagsposted 7 years ago

    I really hope they enforce a no-fly zone. Uk and France will push for the EU to unilaterally agree to it today in principle. Unfortunately they will then wait for the UN to agree it; which is the same as saying "it wont happen".

    Can we please stop assuming that "foreign intervention" means just US intervention. European countries hold far more resources in the Med, are more directly affected and will probably shoulder at least as much of the responsibility - Particularly between France, UK and Italy.

 
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