Progress in Libya Fight ... Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the U.S. won't enter into the internal conflict in Syria the way it has in Libya, where the international effort to protect civilians from Muammar Qaddafi is progressing. "No," Clinton said when asked on the CBS program "Face the Nation" if the U.S. would intervene in Syria's unrest. Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's security forces clashed with protesters in several cities over the weekend after his promises of freedoms and pay increases failed to prevent dissent from spreading across the country. – Bloomberg
Dominant Social Theme: The 400-year-old Peace of Westphalia goes glimmering into the night; but relax, the United Nations has found something to put in its place.