Libya Intervention | Links, Resources, Videos
Monday, August 22, 2011
Our growing list of resources, links and videos surrounding the developing situation in Libya. If you'd like to suggest a video or link for inclusion, post it in the comments below, or tweet It's A Free Country @afreecountry
»» Watch: BBC Live Coverage of Battle for Tripoli
»» Explainers and Resources: Mother Jones | Guardian: How would Libya's next government take shape?
Obama Announces Beginning of Military Operations in Libya (March 18, 2011)
How does a No-Fly Zone Work?
Secretary Clinton and David Cameron on Libya
On Friday, March 18th, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that developments in Libya leave the US and the UN "no choice" but to help ensure a no-fly zone. As for the recently announced ceasefire, Clinton added that "we will not be responsive or impressed by words, we need to see actions on the ground." Earlier in the day, in front of his parliament, British PM David Cameron outlined the specific logistical steps his country is taking to position forces around Libya in order to enforce the UN resolution.
UN Votes to Authorize No-Fly Zone