An American intervention would likely aid jihadists. So in “Libya: What to do?,” by Raymond Ibrahim in National Review Online (via RaymondIbrahim.com), March 10, Raymond says that without a clear and focused objective, the U.S. should not intervene. Good advice, not often enough heeded:
That Qaddafi is an anti-American and tyrannical thug, there is no doubt. But unless this administration has a clear and focused policy on what it wants to accomplish in Libya””one that does not include cozying up to Islamists or that is built solely atop temporary economic considerations””it may be best to let the Middle East’s latest survival-of-the-fittest installment play out, and go from there.