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NATO to Intervene in Libyan Conflict, Enforce Arms Embargo

NATO broke a week-long deadlock over whether to intervene in the Libyan conflict, agreeing to use planes and ships to enforce the United Nations arms embargo against Muammar Qaddafi’s regime.

The trans-Atlantic alliance also said today that it has put military assets on standby to police the no-fly zone and will go into action in the skies over Libya “if needed.”