Given the range of uncertainties, the question of targeting Colonel Qaddafi himself becomes more relevant. Without him, it is hard to see the regime surviving for more than a few weeks. The coalition will not change its declared position that killing the Libyan war leader is not on its list of objectives. But were it somehow to happen, few would complain.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Will No One Rid Us Of This Turbulent Colonel?
The "Economist" exhaustively describes the military and diplomatic complexities and perils of the Libyan war and concludes: