Many countries participating in no-fly zone and other measures
Participating Countries in UNSC Resolution 1973 In Green: Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States Libya In Orange
Can Twitter be used to evaluate the Trend and Sentiment of an international political topic?
Trend: Yes. Twitter works excellently at following where, how, and what people talk about on the topic of #Libya.
Sentiment: Tricky. Can have positive and negative sentiment on the same subject. Follow the peaks and use the River of News widget to see what the peaks are talking about. Can definitely be used to see where there's strong disagreement on a subject.