“We have seen the appalling brutality that Colonel Gaddafi has meted out against his own people,” was part of what Mr. Cameron, the young British Prime minister told the world in justification of the military intervention that started few hours ago in Libya by the coalition of American and other western allied forces. He further asserted that the UN authorized military campaign that is underway in Libya “is necessary, it is legal, and it is right.”
My understanding therefore is that the operational goal of the military ass-kicking being meted out against Gaddafi is to stop him from slaughtering his people that oppose him and want him out of power.
That is a noble goal that I have no argument against, and furthermore, I am no fan of that lunatic Gaddafi by any stretch of imagination. In fact, I have wanted him crushed like an ugly cockroach that he is ever since it was known that his intelligence apparatus was involved in the terrorist bombing of the Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, England.
What I am concerned about though, is that Libya isn’t the only Muslim country where the natives opposed to the government are being killed en masse by the government guns. In Bahrain and Yemen also, the opposition has been mowed down by government troops like it’s nobody’s business!
Sure, in the aforementioned countries the opposition are by and large comprised of Shiite citizens and it is a good bet that the terrorism sponsoring Islamic Republic of Iran is involved in those unrests.
While I am absolutely no fan of the Shiites or the Islamic Republic of Murderous Mullahs either, the Devil’s advocate in me sees a situation where in it the free world is going to be accused of utter hypocrisy and double standard by going after Gaddafi but effectively turning a blind eye to the wholesale massacre of the demonstrating opposition in Bahrain and Yemen.
So what about Yemen and Bahrain?
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