Libya

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Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This title introduces readers to a variety of current issues related to Libya. The articles included cover topics like the status of human rights issues in Libya, the impact of weapons of mass destruction and terrorism on Libya's international status, the; "Each volume ...
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Overview


Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This title introduces readers to a variety of current issues related to Libya. The articles included cover topics like the status of human rights issues in Libya, the impact of weapons of mass destruction and terrorism on Libya's international status, the; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model…not only providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, but also stimulating readers to do further research for group discussion and individual interest. Both shrill and moderate, th
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737760323
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 4/18/2012
  • Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 What is the Status of Human Rights Issues in Libya?

Chapter Preface 19

1 Libya Has Made Significant Progress in Human Rights United Nations Human Rights Council 21

2 Libya's Human Rights Record Remains Poor US Department of State 32

3 Libya Has Paid Academics to Deliberately Whitewash Its Human Rights Record David Corn Siddhartha Mahanta 46

4 Libya's Attacks on Civilians Are a Violation of Human Rights Human Rights Watch 55

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 60

Chapter 2 How Have WMDs and Terrorism Affected Libya's International Status?

Chapter Preface 62

1 Libya Gained Diplomatic Benefits Abandoning WMDs Eben Kaplan 64

2 Libya Left Itself Open to Invasion Abandoning WMDs Paula A. DeSutter 71

3 Libya Abandoned WMDs Because of the War in Iraq Clifton Chadwick 77

4 Libya Abandoned WMDs Because of Intelligence, Diplomacy, and Force Judith Miller 81

5 The Libyan War May Be a Major Boost for Terrorism Scott Stewart 93

6 It Is Wrong to Release the Lockerbie Bomber Mohamed Eljahmi 102

7 Libya Was Framed in the Lockerbie Bombing Linda S. Heard 106

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 112

Chapter 3 What Issues Impact Libya's Resistance Movement?

Chapter Preface 114

1 The United States Should Arm Libyan Rebels Amir Taheri 116

2 Arming Libyan Rebels Would Be Dangerous Daniel R. DePetris 120

3 The Rebels Can Accept Peace Only if Gaddafi Steps Down US Africa Online 126

4 The Rebels Should Have Accepted a Peace Deal and Negotiations with Gaddafi Michael J.K. Bokor 132

5 Negotiating Gaddafi's Departure Will Be Extremely Difficult Mark Kersten 139

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 147

Chapter 4 What Should the US Role in Libya Be?

Chapter Preface 149

1 The United States Should Intervene in Libya for Pragmatic and Humanitarian Reasons James Traub 151

2 The United States Should Not Intervene in Libya Steve Chapman 157

3 US Intervention in Libya Is Based on Imperialist Motives Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya 161

4 US Intervention in Libya Has Nothing to Do with Imperialism Ian Williams 174

5 The United States Should Not Lead in Libya Graham Allison 182

6 The European Union, Not NATO, Should Lead in Libya Sarwar Kashmeri 187

7 Without US Leadership, the Libyan Mission Is Failing Robert Burns 191

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 196

For Further Discussion 197

Organizations to Contact 199

Bibliography of Books 203

Index 206

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