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LIBYA: Do we want more Americans to die?

Letter by Russ Cornwell, Tacoma on March 18, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 25 Comments »
March 18, 2011 2:26 pm

Re: “U.N. backs no-fly-zone” (TNT, 3-18).

Here we go again. I’m not saying the Libyan people don’t deserve a helping hand, but the Libyan war is obviously a civil war. Establishing a no-fly zone means taking out anti-aircraft defenses, destroying the Libyan air force and then stopping the ground forces.

Many will die. More young Americans will die.

As usual, a token amount of support will come from England and the rest of Europe. When will the United States ever learn that killing for peace doesn’t work?

Why are we so anxious to create thousands more jihadists? I surely thought being bogged down in two conflicts was enough, but apparently I was wrong.

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