Arab League countries can drop bombs, too


Sullivan runs down those in favor and against establishing a “No Fly Zone” (aka aligning US forces with rebel forces in the Libyan civil war by bombing Libyan military planes on the ground). Hitchens “pro” argument:

Hitchens is still itching for intervention:

The Arab League has now itself broken with decades of torpor, declared the Qaddafi regime illegitimate, and called for the imposition of a no-fly zone. This unprecedented resolution, which is not contradicted by any measurable pro-Qaddafi opinion in the legendary “Arab street,” seems to draw much of the sting from the realist concern about regional opinion.

via Who Supports War With Libya? – The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan.

If this is so important to the Arab League, let the Royal Saudi Air Force and their Arab League peers scramble the jets we sold them and begin to secure the anti-Qaddafi “No Fly Zone”.