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Senate Proceeding on Mar 14th, 2011 :: 1:52:35 to 1:55:20
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Jon Kyl

1:52:31 to 1:52:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: when the arab world tp s was calling -- world itself was

Joseph Lieberman

1:52:35 to 1:55:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

1:52:36 to 1:52:56( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: calling out to us please help us, get saddam out of kuwait. the arab world as senator mccain said is pleading with us, help stop qaddafi from slaughtering his own people, the blood of our brothers and sisters in libya. second, we have a clear national interest in preventing libya from becoming a failed state

Joseph Lieberman

1:52:57 to 1:53:17( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: that al qaeda and other islamic groups will exploit. and that is precisely what will happen if this becomes a bloody and protracted civil war and then desends into chaos. third, if qaddafi is able to gheit this uprising -- able to defeat this uprising, it will

Joseph Lieberman

1:53:18 to 1:53:38( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: send a message, as senator mccain said, to every dictator in the world that the way to stop peaceful democratic protest is through brutal violence. fourth, without -- i don't mean this quote literally, but remember the old phrase, from earlier times in history, if you go after the king, make sure you

Joseph Lieberman

1:53:39 to 1:53:59( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: eliminate him. don't leave him wounded. if qaddafi survives this, he is going to cause no end of trouble for the united states and anyone else in the world that stood with the freedom fighters. so let us not think that we can stand idly by and that we will not pay ourselves the

Joseph Lieberman

1:54:00 to 1:54:21( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: consequences of qaddafi surviving. then finally, there is a relationship between what's happening in libya today and the instability it has caused throughout that region of the world and the skyrocketing price of gasoline at the pump that

Joseph Lieberman

1:54:22 to 1:54:42( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: does the american people every day. in fact, with all that's been discussed, i think the best thing we can do to stabilize the price of gasoline in america is to stabilize libya and to enable the libyan opposition to qaddafi to fight the fair fight that they want to fight.

Joseph Lieberman

1:54:43 to 1:55:04( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: so that's the intention of this resolution. it's a, as a french would say a c r eu -- a cry from our hearts because i fear we've let so much time go by that it would be impossible to enable the freedom fighters of libya to wage a fair fight.

Joseph Lieberman

1:55:05 to 1:55:20( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: i hope their cause is not lost because it is our cause. and the least we can do is help them fight for that cause against the man who has suppressed that rule.

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