Libya Intervention | Links, Resources, Videos

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»» Watch: BBC Live Coverage of Battle for Tripoli

»» Resources: Obama's Remarks on Events in LibyaText of UN Resolution 

»» WNYC Coverage: 'Era of Gadhafi is Over,' Libyan Rebels ProclaimBrian Lehrer and Gideon Rose | The Takeaway: Arab World Reacts | WNYC: Libya

»» News Orgs Covering Developments: NYTimes | AlJazeera LiveBlog

»» Explainers and Resources: Mother Jones | Guardian: How would Libya's next government take shape?

»» Libya and Oil: NYTimes: Scramble for Access to Libya's Oil Wealth Begins | The Nation: Obama's NATO War for Oil in Libya | Dennis Kucinich's Statement on Libya

 

Obama Announces Beginning of Military Operations in Libya (March 18, 2011)

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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