For those keen on “humanitarian Intervention” in Syria, let us remember what happened to Libya as a country and Libyans post intervention. Military intervention in Syria will in no way protect civilians. Instead, further destruction of the existing infrastructure, loss of civilian lives and subsequent conflicts along the lines of religion, sect and class will doom many generations of Syrians.
Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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