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Stratfor: How a Libyan No-Fly Zone Could Backfire

Author: George Friedman
March 8, 2011


George Friedman assesses the difficulties of enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya.

Calls are growing for a no-fly zone over Libya, but a power or coalition of powers willing to enforce one remains elusive.

In evaluating such calls, it is useful to remember that in war, Murphy’s Law always lurks. What can go wrong will go wrong, in Libya as in Iraq or Afghanistan.

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