Military action is costly, but not as much as apathy

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Author(s) Richard Cohen
Source The Washington Post
Date March 28, 2011
Quotes-start.png Maybe we’ll get bogged down and have to stay for years. Maybe the rebels are the really bad guys. On the other hand, lives were clearly at stake and something had to be done. The world could not simply shove its hands in its pockets and stand by as some madman had his way with people in his grip — in spirit, a reprise of the Evian conference. 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.

This item refers to the previous opinion item The Libya Intervention.