The next war

Well, it looks like we’re going for a hat trick–three wars at once!

Qaddafi’s a monster, of course, but this is intervention into another nation’s civil war. And if the no-fly zone and “no-drive zone” don’t work (and given historical precedent, that’s not at all unlikely), the pressure for further escalation will be immense.

I hope for the best, but I fear the worst.

For what it’s worth, here’s something I wrote a few years back on deciding when military intervention is justified.

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