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Sortie figures show that, whilst NATO is undertaking extensive operations over Libya, it could - and should - be doing more.
The war in Libya is at a stalemate. Britain should avoid becoming beholden to the rebels and shun regime change, but ensure that any settlement is a self-enforcing equilibrium.
The uprisings have affected the governments of some of the world's largest oil exporters. In the long-term, however, supply is unlikely to be affected.
Violent interventions in the sovereign space of other states are rapidly becoming a familiar feature of contemporary global politics.
For British leaders Iran may seem like a basket case at present, but it has to be handled politically not militarily.
What should be made of the recent spate of helicopter losses in Iraq? Are they a series of unfortunate coincidences, an indication of poor practice in coalition activities or the result of enhanced insurgent operations?