headhonchoII wrote:Gadhaffi was no threat to his own people?
Tigerman wrote:headhonchoII wrote:Gadhaffi was no threat to his own people?
Like I said... Gadaffi was a SOB. But, he was not an immediate threat to the Libyan people until they rebelled. There are nasty, inept, corrupt leaders all over the world. But, we leave most of them alone. We chose to act in Libya. We encouraged the rebellion, which likely... arguably caused more loss of life and destruction than would Gadaffi putting down the rebellion have.
But, I'm not asking about or arguing that. I'm asking specifically... if we had a R2P before, what now is our responsibility to Libya?
bigduke6 wrote:What the ignorant who love to shout democracy for all fail to often understand is that unfortunately, in many Arab countries a strongman is needed to keep the whole mess together.
Where is the international community lending a hand?
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