Beyond NATO’s Libyan redemption
Some the challenges facing Libya and the lessons of Iraq and Afghanistan for theinternational community.
Appeared in print on 01.09.2011
While NATO probably will not want to replicate its Libya intervention anywhere else anytime soon, it appears that the alliance, with a little help from its friends, has prevailed in Libya, succeeding in toppling Muammar Qaddafi. This is a good moment for NATO, but one that evokes more a sense of relief than of celebration.