Darkness Falls

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Author(s) Leon Wieseltier
Source The New Republic
Date March 11, 2011
URL http://www.tnr.com/article/world/85098/obama-libya-policy-qaddafi-disgrace
Quotes-start.png While the various secretaries were articulating their abdications, Qaddafi was committing a slaughter in Zawiyah and employing his monopoly of the skies to drive the rebels out of Ras Lanuf. An eastern offensive is clearly imminent. (This is not a civil war. This is a war by a dictator upon his people. There is no other half of the Libyan population fighting for Qaddafi.) 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.