Tuesday, June 14, 2011

A Russian route out of Libyan minefield

The United States shouldn't gloat over persuading Russia to endorse the removal of Muammar Gaddafi. Even if the rebels take Tripoli, Gaddafi loyalists in the south may fight on. Meanwhile, al-Qaeda's influence in northern Africa will rise in the post-conflict gloom. Before the mire deepens too much, the US should tap Moscow's rare talent of coaxing old autocrats into retirement.

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