Tag Archives: No-Fly Zones

Operation Odyssey – The Last Hurrah for Liberal Interventionism?


Does the interpretation of and subsequent implementation of UNSCR 1973 make further humanitarian interventions less or more likely? I know this is a hypothetical question, and I recognise we are only a few short days in to Operation Odyssey, but … Continue reading

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UNSC Resolution 1973: Too Little, Too Late?


Last night the United Nations Security Council passed a robust and far reaching Resolution in response to the situation in Libya. Whatever happens from here this is an important moment in the life of the United Nations. There is no … Continue reading

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Libya and The Grounding of the No Fly Zone


After a long and difficult European summit in Brussels last Friday, where any mention of No Fly Zones was written out of the final script, the Prime Minister faced yesterday an equally sceptical and concerned House of Commons. William Hague … Continue reading

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Having Second Thoughts About a No Fly Zone Over Libya?


With the fighting in Libya now entering its third week, international pressure has slowly but steadily mounted for the imposition of a no-fly zone over Libya. Previous reluctance about getting involved in Libya has given way to a sense that … Continue reading

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