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Senate Proceeding on Mar 14th, 2011 :: 1:48:35 to 1:50:49
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Jon Kyl

1:48:30 to 1:48:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: the prague spring of 1968, when the people of then-czechoslovakia rose up and

Joseph Lieberman

1:48:35 to 1:50:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

1:48:36 to 1:48:57( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: soviet tanks and armaments suppressed their revolution. we simply cannot let that happen. senator mccain and i were in tunesia and egypt a couple of weeks ago. one of the messages that we got, particularly from the young people who have been at the head of this remarkable uprising in these two countries, was don't stand by.

Joseph Lieberman

1:48:58 to 1:49:18( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: please, america, don't stand by and let qaddafi bludgeon his own people who are asking for the same rights and opportunity and freedoms that we have been asking for. because if you do, it will end the movement of freedom and opportunity across the arab world.

Joseph Lieberman

1:49:19 to 1:49:41( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: and in some sense the tunesians and egyptians said to us, it may setback our own cause, even though we have been successful thus far. and that's why it has been so frustrating, really infuriating to watch as qaddafi has moved

Joseph Lieberman

1:49:42 to 1:50:03( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: with increasing brutality and force against his own people, pushing his opponents back, threatening really to totally suppress their uprising. and i have been struck as i've watched the world community,

Joseph Lieberman

1:50:04 to 1:50:26( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: most of it, is spending so much time discussing and debating. and as the world discusses and debates what to do in libya, libya desends back into qaddafi's darkness. we simply cannot let that happen. the libyan people are not asking

Joseph Lieberman

1:50:27 to 1:50:48( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: us to come in and fight for them. the libyan people don't want our troops on the ground, and that's not what this resolution would authorize. the libyan people want us to come to their aid in the sense of enabling them to fight qaddafi's forces and qaddafi, to

Joseph Lieberman

1:50:49 to 1:50:50( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: carry on as freedom fighters.

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