19 March 2011

Quote of the day

David Cameron on the Libyan imbroglio (here):
"The central purpose of all this is clear: to end the violence, protect civilians and allow the people of Libya to determine their own future, free from the brutality inflicted by the Gaddafi regime," he told the Scottish Conservative conference in Perth.
Sounds to me like an objective of regime change. I would have thought that Iraq and Afghanistan might have taught us that democracy cannot be imposed by the barrel of a gun ...

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