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…

What's the End Game for the Attack on Libya?

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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