Momo,"Now the militarisation


"Now the militarisation is being stepped up." [Momo]

I think that there was a new threshhold of violence on offer from Gaddafi when this was decided by the SC. Gaddafi was ready to proceed with a political pogrom against the opposition after he had taken Benghazzi. He's a man of his word in that respect, and so I can't disagree with the decision at all. Although imperfect, it's certainly a justified response.

It was a no win situation for the UN with "do something" being preferrable to allowing what was looking like a foregone conclusion - namely loyalist victory and subsequent retribution.

Hi Jay,

The Canadians are in there for domestic reasons like everyone else it seems to me. An election is looming next week and one of the main topics in dispute is the upcoming purchase of new fleet F-35 Crosby's no one seems to want. Don't be surprised in we lose a few F-18's on this outing. Our PM's itching to say that F-18's are just too slow for 21st century warfare.



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