Skip to comments.Kerry urges Obama to impose Libya no-fly zone
Posted on 03/16/2011 7:09:33 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
"The international community cannot simply watch from the sidelines as this quest for democracy is met with raw violence," said Kerry, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, in a lengthy policy speech today.
The Massachusetts Democrat said the Arab League's endorsement this weekend of a no-fly zone over Libya is unprecedented.
"The Security Council should act now, in my judgment, to heed the Arab League's call" and to avert a humanitarian disaster, said Kerry, in remarks to a room packed with foreign journalists at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a Washington think tank.
Kerry's call for action on a no-fly zone marks an evolution in his view on the subject. He did not start out calling for immediate imposition of a no-fly zone; rather, he urged diplomatic and logistical preparation for the zone.
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And he was almost President.
Is Kerry going to shot them in the back?
Of course he’s grandstanding, it’s over in Libya. The opposition has been massacred Where was Kerry about two weeks ago, or was he opposed to the idea back then?
The ultimate warrior.
Quest for democracy, kerry is out of his rabbit ass mind.
Yes John I served in Vietnam Kerry certainly was against helping the Libyan Opposition forces before he was for helping them... Typical lib... now we can see why they had so much distain for George W. Bush, how dare someone make a decision and mean what they say and actually have the nerve to follow through with it even in the face of political adversity......
George W. Bush was the epitomy of Teddy Roosevelts “Man in the arena”
Then let the Arab League CONDUCT the no-fly zone!!!!!
No blood for muslims!
And it is too late in Libya!
The idiots missed the chance to remove Daffy.
All those people who were begging for help to overthrow the dictator are dead or soon will be.
And Hillary smiled and said “wait on the other countries to help.”
2012 can not come soon enough.....
Are you friggin' kidding me? WHAT is the evidence the al Qaeda-supported rebellion is awash with "democratic" ideals? Democrats... They is SOOOOOOO Stoopid!
I don't think Obama would be effective in enforcing that....
You mean, THESE people?
The rebels knew that is why they asked for Bush’s help.
He’ll turn on this adventure he’s advocating as soon as there’s a civilian casualty.
Just like he turned on Iraq.
Screw John Kerry.
So John Kerry agrees with Sarah Palin then? Wonder if he realizes that...
yea, sometimes you have to work undercover to achieve the goals.
I just never understood that, someone explain to me please..WHY didn’t the arab League conduct their own no fly zone???
Perhaps at the moment. You know John Kerry. At some point he will deny he wanted to impose a no fly zone. And he will oppose it and vote against it. He's a flip flop
The ultimate warrior.”
and the most intelligent strategic military thinker or political mind in this universe or any other for that matter. I wonder if Obama will ever listen to him. What a waste of such talent. Surly there must be a higher calling for him somewhere ... anywhere.
But Obama did implement a no fly zone around Rio!
Boy, is Lurch barking up the wrong tree.
Any public place should be designated as a “no be zone” for this skerry fellow. I just hope he still has his 4PH license plates on his WDC car. He aerved in Viet Nam, you know.
If the other Islamic countries want a no fly zone, let them do it. Egypt has an air force, and so do the Saudis.
Besides, why should we stop Kahdafi and not stop Bahrain, the Saudis or others from killing the Islamic rebels? Things must not be working out as the elites planned, so they want their puppet Barry to do something.
Anything Kerry wants has to be a bad idea. Let France and Britain handle it for a change.
When Obama came out, in person, and declared Gaddafi must go, he committed the U.S. to making that happen. No reasonable person would think "sanctions" would do much besides harm the common Libyan. He could support Cameron and Sarkozy initiative for a no-fly zone even if the U.S. isn't the force that makes it happen.
Let the muzzies do it.
Even Kerry is more of a leader! Even he gets it. Obama is going to let these folks die in a bloodbath. Hes like a modern Pilate. Now Libyans are going to die but soon enough it will be Americans paying for his inability to lead. I wish we had President Kerry and Not this fellow. At least he served in the military—even if poorly.
Kerry is a joke, plus he’s against US interests, so this would have to be consistent with that.
The other possibility is, he’s getting ready to challenge Obama for the nomination.
In that case, more power to him! ;’)
Zero was talking a lot, trying to take credit for what was going on, but as you said, he’s a puppet, specifically, a Sock Puppet.
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