2011 Libyan uprising

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This is a topic, with start date February 15, 2011 and unknown end date.

Its theme(s) are Africa, Middle East, War.

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Summary Position link Stance
'Victory' in Libya by Steve Chapman (Chicago Tribune, August 25, 2011) (view) for
Military action is costly, but not as much as apathy by Richard Cohen (The Washington Post, March 28, 2011) (view) for
The Triumph of Evil by Bill O'Reilly (Human Events, March 26, 2011) (view) for
We Intervene by Leon Wieseltier (The New Republic, March 21, 2011) (view) for
Save Benghazi by National Review editorial board (National Review, March 16, 2011) (view) for
It's Not Too Late to Save Libya by Max Boot (The Wall Street Journal, March 16, 2011) (view) for
Obama's Moment of Truth by Larry Diamond (The New Republic, March 15, 2011) (view) for
The United States watches as Moammar Gaddafi gains by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, March 15, 2011) (view) for
Gaddafi has a long history as a killer — and must be stopped by Richard Cohen (The Washington Post, March 14, 2011) (view) for
The west can't let Gaddafi destroy his people by The Observer editorial board (The Observer, March 13, 2011) (view) for
Fiddling While Libya Burns by Anne-Marie Slaughter (The New York Times, March 13, 2011) (view) for
David Cameron knows what to do about Libya, but does Barack Obama? by Matthew d'Ancona (The Daily Telegraph, March 12, 2011) (view) for
A no-fly zone could prevent a Libyan bloodbath by The Globe and Mail editorial board (The Globe and Mail, March 12, 2011) (view) for
Free Libya's cry by Amir Taheri (New York Post, March 11, 2011) (view) for
A no-fly zone for Libya by John Kerry (The Washington Post, March 11, 2011) (view) for
Darkness Falls by Leon Wieseltier (The New Republic, March 11, 2011) (view) for
The Case for a No-Fly Zone by Nicholas D. Kristof (The New York Times, March 9, 2011) (view) for
A moral obligation to intervene by Jamie Fly (USA Today, March 4, 2011) (view) for
A no-fly zone over Libya deserves more consideration by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, March 2, 2011) (view) for
Time to muzzle Libya’s mad dog by Financial Times editorial board (Financial Times, February 24, 2011) (view) for
Enforce a no-fly zone on Libya by Michael Rubin (USA Today, February 24, 2011) (view) for
‘Thank You, America!’ by Nicholas D. Kristof (The New York Times, August 31, 2011) (view) against
Libya nears end of a brutal era by The Denver Post editorial board (The Denver Post, August 23, 2011) (view) against
Libyan rebels cheer, but story not over by USA Today editorial board (USA Today, August 22, 2011) (view) against
The haze of humanitarian imperialism by George F. Will (The Washington Post, April 6, 2011) (view) against
Libyan rebels to NATO: Get lost by The Washington Times editorial board (The Washington Times, April 6, 2011) (view) against
If there's no mission, when’s it accomplished? by Mark Steyn (The Orange County Register, April 1, 2011) (view) against
The Libyan Job by William Saletan (Slate, March 28, 2011) (view) against
U.S.'s Lose-Lose War Objective in Libya: A Tie by Arnold Ahlert (Human Events, March 26, 2011) (view) against
Do-gooders in a land with no good guys by Mark Steyn (The Orange County Register, March 25, 2011) (view) against
The Libya Intervention by The Nation editorial board (The Nation, March 24, 2011) (view) against
A war we don't need by David Harsanyi (The Denver Post, March 23, 2011) (view) against
Blithely off to war by George F. Will (New York Post, March 22, 2011) (view) against
More bombs bursting in Libya. What for? by Michael Kinsley (Los Angeles Times, March 22, 2011) (view) against
The Case Against Our Attack on Libya by Michael Walzer (The New Republic, March 21, 2011) (view) against
An act of war without consent by The Denver Post editorial board (The Denver Post, March 21, 2011) (view) against
We don't know what we're doing by David Warren (Ottawa Citizen, March 19, 2011) (view) against
A cloudy future in Libya for U.S. by The Denver Post editorial board (The Denver Post, March 19, 2011) (view) against
What's our plan? by James Jay Carafano (New York Post, March 18, 2011) (view) against
Be Ruthless or Stay Out by Roger Cohen (The New York Times, March 17, 2011) (view) against
Iraq Then, Libya Now by Ross Douthat (The New York Times, March 13, 2011) (view) against
In Search of Monsters by Maureen Dowd (The New York Times, March 12, 2011) (view) against
Libya: The illusion of force by The Guardian editorial board (The Guardian, March 10, 2011) (view) against
Proceed with caution on military intervention in Libya by The Orange County Register editorial board (The Orange County Register, March 10, 2011) (view) against
'No-fly zone' is a euphemism for war. We'd be mad to try it by Simon Jenkins (The Guardian, March 9, 2011) (view) against
On Libya, too many questions by George F. Will (The Orange County Register, March 8, 2011) (view) against
For now, US must resist call for no-fly zone over Libya by The Boston Globe editorial board (The Boston Globe, March 8, 2011) (view) against
The U.S. Should Keep Out of Libya by Richard Haass (The Wall Street Journal, March 8, 2011) (view) against
No-fly zone in Libya holds more risks than rewards by USA Today editorial board (USA Today, March 4, 2011) (view) against
Careful with Gadhafi by The Philadelphia Inquirer editorial board (The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 4, 2011) (view) against
No to a no-fly zone in Libya by Los Angeles Times editorial board (Los Angeles Times, March 2, 2011) (view) against
Counter Gadhafi with coordinated response by USA Today editorial board (USA Today, February 24, 2011) (view) against
Intervention after Libya by The Guardian editorial board (The Guardian, August 24, 2011) (view) mixed
Forging new ground with no-fly zone by Juliette Kayyem (The Boston Globe, March 11, 2011) (view) mixed
Washington’s Options on Libya by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, March 8, 2011) (view) mixed
No-fly zone for Libya should not be ruled out by The Sydney Morning Herald editorial board (The Sydney Morning Herald, March 7, 2011) (view) mixed
President Obama has been wisely cautious about military responses to Khadafy's bloody repression by New York Daily News editorial board (New York Daily News, March 6, 2011) (view) mixed

All items that address this topic (57 total)[edit]

Title Author Source Date
Counter Gadhafi with coordinated response USA Today editorial board USA Today February 24, 2011
Enforce a no-fly zone on Libya Michael Rubin USA Today February 24, 2011
Time to muzzle Libya’s mad dog Financial Times editorial board Financial Times February 24, 2011
A no-fly zone over Libya deserves more consideration The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post March 2, 2011
No to a no-fly zone in Libya Los Angeles Times editorial board Los Angeles Times March 2, 2011
No-fly zone in Libya holds more risks than rewards USA Today editorial board USA Today March 4, 2011
Careful with Gadhafi The Philadelphia Inquirer editorial board The Philadelphia Inquirer March 4, 2011
A moral obligation to intervene Jamie Fly USA Today March 4, 2011
President Obama has been wisely cautious about military responses to Khadafy's bloody repression New York Daily News editorial board New York Daily News March 6, 2011
No-fly zone for Libya should not be ruled out The Sydney Morning Herald editorial board The Sydney Morning Herald March 7, 2011
For now, US must resist call for no-fly zone over Libya The Boston Globe editorial board The Boston Globe March 8, 2011
Washington’s Options on Libya The New York Times editorial board The New York Times March 8, 2011
The U.S. Should Keep Out of Libya Richard Haass The Wall Street Journal March 8, 2011
On Libya, too many questions George F. Will The Orange County Register March 8, 2011
'No-fly zone' is a euphemism for war. We'd be mad to try it Simon Jenkins The Guardian March 9, 2011
The Case for a No-Fly Zone Nicholas D. Kristof The New York Times March 9, 2011
Libya: The illusion of force The Guardian editorial board The Guardian March 10, 2011
Proceed with caution on military intervention in Libya The Orange County Register editorial board The Orange County Register March 10, 2011
Darkness Falls Leon Wieseltier The New Republic March 11, 2011
Forging new ground with no-fly zone Juliette Kayyem The Boston Globe March 11, 2011
Free Libya's cry Amir Taheri New York Post March 11, 2011
A no-fly zone for Libya John Kerry The Washington Post March 11, 2011
A no-fly zone could prevent a Libyan bloodbath The Globe and Mail editorial board The Globe and Mail March 12, 2011
David Cameron knows what to do about Libya, but does Barack Obama? Matthew d'Ancona The Daily Telegraph March 12, 2011
In Search of Monsters Maureen Dowd The New York Times March 12, 2011
The west can't let Gaddafi destroy his people The Observer editorial board The Observer March 13, 2011
Iraq Then, Libya Now Ross Douthat The New York Times March 13, 2011
Fiddling While Libya Burns Anne-Marie Slaughter The New York Times March 13, 2011
Gaddafi has a long history as a killer — and must be stopped Richard Cohen The Washington Post March 14, 2011
Obama's Moment of Truth Larry Diamond The New Republic March 15, 2011
The United States watches as Moammar Gaddafi gains The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post March 15, 2011
It's Not Too Late to Save Libya Max Boot The Wall Street Journal March 16, 2011
Save Benghazi National Review editorial board National Review March 16, 2011
Be Ruthless or Stay Out Roger Cohen The New York Times March 17, 2011
What's our plan? James Jay Carafano New York Post March 18, 2011
A cloudy future in Libya for U.S. The Denver Post editorial board The Denver Post March 19, 2011
We don't know what we're doing David Warren Ottawa Citizen March 19, 2011
We Intervene Leon Wieseltier The New Republic March 21, 2011
The Case Against Our Attack on Libya Michael Walzer The New Republic March 21, 2011
An act of war without consent The Denver Post editorial board The Denver Post March 21, 2011
Blithely off to war George F. Will New York Post March 22, 2011
More bombs bursting in Libya. What for? Michael Kinsley Los Angeles Times March 22, 2011
A war we don't need David Harsanyi The Denver Post March 23, 2011
The Libya Intervention The Nation editorial board The Nation March 24, 2011
Do-gooders in a land with no good guys Mark Steyn The Orange County Register March 25, 2011
U.S.'s Lose-Lose War Objective in Libya: A Tie Arnold Ahlert Human Events March 26, 2011
The Triumph of Evil Bill O'Reilly Human Events March 26, 2011
The Libyan Job William Saletan Slate March 28, 2011
Military action is costly, but not as much as apathy Richard Cohen The Washington Post March 28, 2011
If there's no mission, when’s it accomplished? Mark Steyn The Orange County Register April 1, 2011
Libyan rebels to NATO: Get lost The Washington Times editorial board The Washington Times April 6, 2011
The haze of humanitarian imperialism George F. Will The Washington Post April 6, 2011
Libyan rebels cheer, but story not over USA Today editorial board USA Today August 22, 2011
Libya nears end of a brutal era The Denver Post editorial board The Denver Post August 23, 2011
Intervention after Libya The Guardian editorial board The Guardian August 24, 2011
'Victory' in Libya Steve Chapman Chicago Tribune August 25, 2011
‘Thank You, America!’ Nicholas D. Kristof The New York Times August 31, 2011