Paul Salem

Middle East Institute

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Vice president for policy and research at the Middle East Institute, a nonpartisan think-tank; former director of the Middle East Center at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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The massive attack on Libya began after the UN Security Council passed a  resolution  on Friday authorizing "all necessary measures" to protect Libyan civilians, short of putting…

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The massive attack on Libya began after the UN Security Council passed a resolution on Friday authorizing "all necessary measures" to protect Libyan civilians, short of putting…

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After weeks of backing away from military action, the Obama Administration suddenly signed on to the United Nations effort in Libya.

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