Libya: More Bombing Needed?

At least the U.S. military and other NATO air forces have already had lots of practice hammering this country.

Who could have ever foreseen that the Islamist radicals would take over after the U.S. helped topple the country’s dictator?

Today’s New York Times: “Islamists’ Growing Sway Raises Questions for Libya

In the emerging post-Qaddafi Libya… the most powerful military leader is now Abdel Hakim Belhaj, the former leader of a hard-line group once believed to be aligned with Al Qaeda.

The growing influence of Islamists in Libya raises hard questions about the ultimate character of the government and society that will rise in place of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s autocracy.


One Response to Libya: More Bombing Needed?

  1. The Infamous Oregon Lawhobbit September 15, 2011 at 9:21 am #

    Would would be karmic justice, though, is if they decided that since it was really France that started this particular bit (and just how does one say Dien Bien Phu in Arabic?) prior to serious US involvement, that maybe they’d decide to take it out on Paris instead of DC….