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Dangerous Precedent

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Submitted by Barry Black (United States), Mar 29, 2011 at 13:14

With the wording of the resolution, this is the first time that the UN has sanctioned regime change. A dangerous precedent indeed for now international coalitions with UN backing can now take sides in a rebellion. While Frank Gaffney, Jr. is a little over the top in his conjecture I can see in the future where a no-fly zone could be declared over Gaza.

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