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Who’s Purging Whom?

As I’ve written previously here, I’m not particularly convinced that a large-scale slaughter was on the horizon in Libya, or Benghazi particularly, as have suggested numerous others, including President Obama.  Qaddafi is fighting a war against rebels whom he views … Continue reading

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The anticipation is killing

Prevention was a key component of the Bush Doctrine of foreign affairs which emerged after 9/11.  The 2003 invasion of Iraq serves as a perfect example of anticipatory self-defense.  The invasion occurred in anticipation of potential aggression from Iraq.  The … Continue reading

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Another War for Oil?

Fellow Claremont Colleges student and Claremont Conservative blogger Charles Johnson has authored a piece over at Big Peace, claiming that America is fighting a war for Europe yet again. First Yugoslavia, now Libya.  I’m not sure if two events in thirteen years … Continue reading

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Role Reversal

There’s surely a lot to be learned about what’s going on in Libya right now, but it is far too early to know what the conflict’s legacy will hold.  That doesn’t mean we can’t speculate, though… There’s been a bit … Continue reading

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