Should the United States lead the way in imposing a no-fly zone over Libya?
Libyan dissident and University of Texas political science department chair Mansour El-Kikhia says that if the U.S. doesn’t push for a no-fly zone, at the very least, it should give the Libyan people a chance to level the playing field by supplying the opposition in their fight against Muammar Qaddafi.
“This is not a revolution by rebels,” El-Kikhia says. “I understand if it’s a rebel [force] of 1,000, 2,000 or 3,000. But not when one million and a half people are opposed to you. They cease to be rebels.”