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    Decline of Public Support for Humanitarian Intervention One of the key differences when it comes to Libya and Syria is how western public perception of humanitarian intervention has shifted. In the few short months following NATO intervention in Libya, support for humanitarian intervention in the United States (US) shrunk substantially and in a democratic country taking unpopular moves like promoting another intervention is likely a prominent concern domestically. US President Barack Obama discussed humanitarian intervention with overwhelming fervour and confidence when it came to US involvement in the Libyan Crisis, displaying his self-assurance that the public supported protecting the citizens of Libya. In contrast, Obama’s announcement…

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    Violence In Libya Essay

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    members of the Islamic State carefully executed planned attacks on the United States Diplomatic Mission in Benghazi, Libya. They attacked the building at gunpoint at 9:40pm, however the US Ambassadors hid in a secret room and could not be found, so the attackers burst the buildings into flames at 10:30pm, killing everyone hidden inside. The attacks continued at 4am when a brutal attack using mortars launched at a CIA facility, killing two Navy SEALs. This violence was completely senseless and…

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    Globalization In Libya

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    Located in Northern Africa bordering the Mediterranean Sea, Libya was once an early center of Christianity in its earlier stages with Greece establishing colonies in the country prior to becoming part of the Roman Empire. Libya would not become a country of Islam until the Roman Empire had fallen and Libya invaded and occupied by other countries and empire to include the Ottoman Empire that would influence the religion of Islam in the country. Libya was the main setting for battle between Italy…

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    they would be shown a better place to colonize themselves. My assumption on this is so that the Libyans could use the newly vacant land from them for an expansion onto their own. Thus conquering without actually having to do any wrong to the land that they’d in a sense taken. The Libyans guided the people of Thera to a nicer area where “the sky leaks” so that the Therans could finally receive the rain they so desperately asked the gods for. The Libyans however by doing this set themselves up for…

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    In Libya, Gaddafi has caused a huge impact on the citizens. He had killed many and he was hated by the citizens and the citizens want him to leave. Many of his own ministers are also against him because they fear their safety and want to help save Libya. Critics state that “several ambassadors, and key ministers, including the justice minister and Gaddafi’s No.2 man, one of the army officers who joined Gaddafi have [side] with the protestors.” (“Libya’s Tyrant Must Depart”). In a similar manner,…

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    doing nothing, in theory, would yield the best results for Kelly and her town, she hasn’t actually gone through with her decision yet. “If the rightness of an action depends on all of its results, and these haven’t yet occurred, then how can we know whether an action is the right one to do” (Shafer-Landau p. 123)? We could consider the choice that has the best possible results even though we are not sure of the final product. Nobody can perfectly predict the future, so we can’t be one-hundred…

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    Sumaya Al Nahed interviewed a BBC Arabic correspondent in Libya to investigate the difference in the news coverage between BBC Arabic and Al Jazeera. According to her reports, “…BBC reporters were instructed not to use the word ‘revolution’ or ‘revolutionaries’ when covering the uprising, as doing so would indicate bias and affect the BBC’s neutral and objective stance on covering this uprising and ensuing intervention” (Al Nahed, 2016). This is an important factor to consider as western media…

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    United States had been struggling with foreign nations, such as Libya, specifically relations with Muammar Gaddafi (El-Gadhafi, Quadaffi, Qadhafi). Gaddafi, the Libyan dictator first came to power in 1969. Over the past few decades, the United States tried to solve conflicts with Libya diplomatically (SOURCE). Once Reagan was elected, he tried to continue the tradition of solving conflicts diplomatically. However, Gaddafi refused to take Reagan’s threats seriously. The conflict with Libya…

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    Role of Muammar Gaddafi in History Muammar Gaddafi is the colonel who ruled Libya for the longest time. He is considered one of the most unpredictable and appallingly intriguing leaders in Africa and in the Arab world. He presided over Libya, a desert republic with massive oil deposits and a total population of about six million people. Gaddafi had a poor family background. He was born 1942 in a rural area outside the town of Sire in the seats in western Libya. He had three sisters, and he was…

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    What do you know about Africa?” Africa. Africa had had a lot of violent overthrows lately. Libya. Okay. I could talk about how the AU could not possibly have responded to the coup appropriately because the most appropriate response would have been to prevent it in the first place, to look at what was happening everywhere else and take proactive action instead of coming in afterwards. I could tie it together with a metaphor—cookies! If you’ve got a child who is set on having a cookie, and I mean…

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