What do we do about other

What do we do about other countries that might be encouraged to forego peaceful protests and take up arms with the expectations that the West will bail them out if things get too tough?

Two small coments on that point Jason: First, I think the success of Egypt helps, and has provided hope for many that (almost) peaceful change is possible (notwithstanding the outcome there). Libya is a rare occasion of action to support basic principals of respect for your citizens, their right to protest and demands for change. Second, when things do get really, really bad and the "west" can bail them out, as in this case, before such nascent movements can defend themselves, why would we not? 


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