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Unformatted text preview: mind to the side effects of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Libya did not merely stop developing WMDs or allow inspections, it allowed the United States to pack cargo In short, the higher a nation’s credibility, the more it will be able to achieve without actually employing its power …4 MarchApril 2011 MILITARY REVIEW planes with several tons of nuclear equipment and airlift it from the country. 8 The country surrendered found—there had been only 172 American casualties. 6 Only $56 billion had been appropriated for Iraq operations. 7 centrifuges, mustard gas tanks, and SCUD missiles. It sent 13 kilograms of highly enriched uranium to Russia for blending down, destroyed chemical weapons, and has assisted the United States in cracking down on the global black market for nuclear arms technology. 9 The reasons are complex, and experts point out that Muammar alGaddafi, the leader of Libya, was under considerable domestic pressure to ease his country’s econo...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2013 for the course DEBATE 101 taught by Professor None during the Summer '12 term at University of California, Berkeley.
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