Sunday, March 20, 2011

Thoughts on Libya

Josh Marshal from Talking Points Memo (and who holds a Ph.D. in...early American History...I think?) offers some criticisms regarding U.S. involvement in Libya.  He identifies his basic arguments in the following,

So let's review: No clear national or even humanitarian interest for military intervention. Intervening well past the point where our intervention can have a decisive effect. And finally, intervening under circumstances in which the reviled autocrat seems to hold the strategic initiative against us. This all strikes me as a very bad footing to go in on.

Check it out (click here) and let's hear your thoughts.