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No Fly Zone? No Win Zone?

The policy of the United States towards recent events in Libya seems to be taking shape.  President Barack Obama wants Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi out of power.  the United States will not try to oust him, but we are participating in the creation of a no-fly zone over parts of Libya in an effort to […]

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A Foreign Policy Revelation

One thing I sometimes tell my history students is that generally when a country/kingdom has a conflict with another power, the citizens rally around their leader (at least over the short term).  That’s why sometimes in history leaders have started trouble.  If they are feeling the heat from their people, a little war here or

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