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Senate Proceeding on Mar 14th, 2011 :: 1:45:20 to 1:47:29
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Jon Kyl

1:45:16 to 1:45:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: to cities around the country." second paragraph: "whereas

Joseph Lieberman

1:45:20 to 1:47:29( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

1:45:21 to 1:45:41( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: muammar qaddafi, his sons and forces loyal to them responded to the peaceful demonstrations by authorizing and initiating violence against civilian noncombatants in libya including the use of air power, foreign mercenaries, helicopters, mortar, and naval assets,

Joseph Lieberman

1:45:42 to 1:46:02( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: snipers and soldiers." mr. president, i read those two pray paragraphs because they set exactly in context what's happening in lib yavment the fact is that libya is occurring in the context of these extraordinary peaceful democrrisings in tunisia

Joseph Lieberman

1:46:03 to 1:46:23( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: and egypt that have been described and i think correctly as the arab spring. for too long we accepted, i think, an argument that there were only two choices for the united states and most of the rest of the world in the arab world. there was a choice between

Joseph Lieberman

1:46:24 to 1:46:44( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: secular dictatorships that were cordial to us on one side and on the other side radical islamist regimes that despised us and were threatening to us. and we made our peace with those secular dictatorships. but it was inherently uncomfortable and inconsistent

Joseph Lieberman

1:46:45 to 1:47:05( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: with our basic democratic values, going back to the declaration of independence. and now, beginning in tunesia and spreading to egypt and then to libya and other countries, the arab people themselves rose up and said, no, there's a third way, and the third way is democracy.

Joseph Lieberman

1:47:06 to 1:47:28( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: we want political freedom. we want economic opportunity. we want into the modern world. we don't want extremism of any kind. those revolutions, those uprisings resulted in the end of the rule of two long-standing

Joseph Lieberman

1:47:29 to 1:47:32( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: rulers.

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