Criterion unit: is perhaps the expression which can explain the lack of consensus to the interior of the European Union regarding what should or not be done in Libya. And it’s that reasons that have led positions so dissimilar and distant front action or path to follow in Libya, bearing in mind that the regime of that country not only lacks the legitimacy to the inside of the same, but throughout the international community including the Arab League are – to an extent – unexplained. The question then arises of why before the opportunity to open, or enable the democratic game in that nation, Europe hesitates and in fact transferred that responsibility to the United States. In fact they have been not the joint which prompted military carried out against the Libyan regime and the political measures and the individual positions. In essence, the 1973 resolution United Nations, is a measure of a military nature that could allow the Libyan insurgency have the possibility of leaving the current civil confrontation, fact that undoubtedly would be victorious applauded and embraced by the international community. But and if this is possible, because and facing this scenario Europeans fail to reach an agreement?: the United Kingdom and France are in the intervention impossible to seize political opportunities. The first because with it counteracts the probable budget cuts that have already been raised for the defence sector and the second that strengthens your premier reelectionists aspirations in a year of electoral threshold and that at the same time destroys the Libyan arguments of possible illegal campaign financing. And this would explain at the same time German and Italian positions, apparently have no intentions of supporting the individual claims of their allies, positions that support the United States that have taken the initial steps to lead attacks against the Libyan regime – for the moment – on the contrary.

But the latter is clearly ambiguous, by that on the one hand wield as an argument the des-legitimidad of the Libyan Government and the necessity that its leader to abandon power and on the other make emphasis on that responsibility in military operations moved it in the shortest possible time to NATO. In short, we face a messy sum of national interests that have as a common goal the overthrow of the current Government in Libya, but not before a position and consensus decision of countries, that they would not only prevent attacking civilians but would enable the yearnings of change of an entire nation. The latter should be the community’s position inside the European Union, supported through the action of NATO, thereby demonstrating unity of criterion and quickly in decisions that are based in turn in democratic pretensions and legitimate of peoples that are transforming the social and political scene of the Arab and Muslim world as the Libyan. The question that then arises is because Europe has still unwilling to understand it. Original author and source of the article.