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Western action appalling

(China Daily)
Updated: 2011-03-25 09:06
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I am appalled at the military intervention in Libya by the United States and its European allies after a UN vote allowed them to establish a "no-fly" zone over the North African country.

The increasing influence of globalization means we are increasingly coming in contact and doing business with people of different countries and cultures, whose values reflect their separate history and geography. Naturally, the political systems they have in place reflect this diversity.

Instead of trying to set the stage for Libya to have a government that conforms to Western values and interests, the West should try to understand and appreciate peoples and governments that are different from their own.

Ross Grainger, via e-mail

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