No-fly zone for Libya should not be ruled out

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Author(s) The Sydney Morning Herald editorial board
Source The Sydney Morning Herald
Date March 7, 2011
Quotes-start.png The Libyan people are liberating themselves, and the appearance of US or other Western forces in the country would only give the Gaddafi regime a propaganda victory, for it would be portrayed as another stage in the history of Western colonialism in the Middle East. Imposing a flight-exclusion zone need not have that consequence and may prove to be the only means of stopping the regime from committing atrocities against its own people. Quotes-end.png

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This item takes a mixed stance on the position United States should impose a no-fly zone on the topic 2011 Libyan uprising.