International Coalition Intervenes in Libya with Missile Strikes A Libyan war plane explodes after being shot down in Beng...
Background: Libya uprisings <ul><li>Protests began February 15, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired by neighboring uprisings (...
NATO enforces “no-fly” air zone How can we enforce this zone?   <ul><li>Gaddafi-Loyalist parties have been attacking rebel...
Map of Libya & Targeted Areas
Opposition against Libyan intervention <ul><li>Anti-war protesters demonstrating outside the White House, both to mark the...
Who cares?  <ul><li>Libya does: Violent conflicts may result, but Gaddafi might be overthrown! </li></ul>
Who cares?  <ul><li>The world does: A dozen+ countries may be pulled into a long, violent conflict </li></ul>
Who cares?  <ul><li>We do: Similar to WWI and WWII, several countries are forming an alliance to defeat by force  </li></ul>
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International Coalition Intervenes in Libya with Missile Strikes

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Michelle Chan's current event ppt

  1. 1. International Coalition Intervenes in Libya with Missile Strikes A Libyan war plane explodes after being shot down in Benghazi Saturday, March 19, 2011 By Michelle Chan Period 1
  2. 2. Background: Libya uprisings <ul><li>Protests began February 15, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired by neighboring uprisings (Tunisia and Egypt) </li></ul><ul><li>Rebels want to oust Libyan dictator Gaddafi from power </li></ul>
  3. 3. NATO enforces “no-fly” air zone How can we enforce this zone? <ul><li>Gaddafi-Loyalist parties have been attacking rebellious Libyans </li></ul><ul><li>To protect the civilians, “no-fly” zone created above Libya where gov’t forces are prohibited </li></ul><ul><li>NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization intervenes </li></ul>The U.S. (under Operation Odyssey Dawn), France , Canada , United Kingdom and 7 more countries have already sent fighter jets and aircrafts to combat Libyan air defenses
  4. 4. Map of Libya & Targeted Areas
  5. 5. Opposition against Libyan intervention <ul><li>Anti-war protesters demonstrating outside the White House, both to mark the 8th anniversary of the Iraq War and to plead against war in Libya. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who cares? <ul><li>Libya does: Violent conflicts may result, but Gaddafi might be overthrown! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Who cares? <ul><li>The world does: A dozen+ countries may be pulled into a long, violent conflict </li></ul>
  8. 8. Who cares? <ul><li>We do: Similar to WWI and WWII, several countries are forming an alliance to defeat by force </li></ul>

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