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The fastest mission creep in history?

Libya: Col Gaddafi told to leave now or face the bombers - Telegraph.

Hang on. I thought the idea (already ill-advised in my view) was that we were authorised by the UN to enforce a no-fly zone to protect civilians from military attacks. Now it's regime change already! Perhaps he really is the "heir to Blair" after all?

Why is it so attractive to these people to wield the power of life or death over strangers? I am no medical expert, but I understand there are names for such a psychological craving.