no-fly zone

  • 23 Mar 2011

    Disagreements about the command, objectives, cost, legal basis and control of the Western military action in Libya have grown in the last 48 hours.

  • 20 Mar 2011

    The recent history of western military interventions in the Middle East is hardly encouraging. Yet British PM David Cameron has clearly been itching to begin the bombing in Libya, and US President Obama has also sanctioned armed action - in spite of serious warnings from advisers in and outside the White House.