Obama's Moment of Truth

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Author(s) Larry Diamond
Source The New Republic
Date March 15, 2011
URL http://www.tnr.com/article/world/85215/obama-qaddafi-libya-us-foreign-policy
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Quotes-start.png Benghazi is not a minor desert town. It is Libya’s second largest city, a major industrial and commercial hub, and a significant port. Through it, a revolt can be supplied. If Benghazi falls to Qaddafi, it will fall hard and bloodily, and the thud will be heard throughout the world. Quotes-end.png


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This item argues for the position United States should impose a no-fly zone on the topic 2011 Libyan uprising.