Al-Gaddafi's demise is all but a done thing, carried out with a UN
blessing, however dubious, and only belatedly opposed by Russia and
China. Russian policy makers are now wondering if their quasi-principled
condemnation of Western-backed regime change in Libya was not just
Quixotic but downright stupid.
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