No non-violence success in Libya

"Brother Colonel" Muammar Gaddafi's time is up: the rebels are now in the heart of Libya's capital, Tripoli. But Libya has seen six months of fighting, at least a thousand deaths, and foreign military intervention in support of the rebels. This is not the kind of nonviolent revolution that we have come to expect in the 21st century. Are the rules changing again?

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 08/24/2011 12:00 am EDT

"Brother Colonel" Muammar Gaddafi's time is up: the rebels are now in the heart of Libya's capital, Tripoli. But Libya has seen six months of fighting, at least a thousand deaths, and foreign military intervention in support of the rebels. This is not the kind of nonviolent revolution that we have come to expect in the 21st century. Are the rules changing again?

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