We Intervene

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Author(s) Leon Wieseltier
Source The New Republic
Date March 21, 2011
URL http://www.tnr.com/article/politics/85528/we-intervene
Quotes-start.png Is it hypocritical of the United States to act against Qaddafi and not against Al Khalifa? It is. But there are worse things in this suffering world than hypocrisy. Are we inconsistent? We are. But should we abandon people to slaughter, should we consign freedom fighters to their doom, for the satisfaction of consistency? Quotes-end.png

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