An interesting rundown of foreign interventions in comparative perspective, from theweekmagazine:
As the violence in Libya escalates, Western leaders are mulling some kind of intervention, with a no-fly zone among the possible courses of action. There’s hardly agreement on whether a no-fly zone could work — and many are reaching for the history books to back up their argument. Here, a list of six countries where Western intervention was hotly debated — and what they can teach us about Libya: Bosnia, Romania, Egypt, Somalia, Kosovo, Iraq.
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