Matthew Feeney on Libya, Mali, and the Reality of Unintended Consequences


Last week's attack on an Algerian oil field resulted in the deaths of at least 39 foreign hostages, three of whom were American. Although the attack was seemingly sudden and unexpected, Matthew Feeney argues that it was an unsurprising consequence of the well-intended missions in Libya and Mali, providing us with yet another lesson in the dangers of foreign intervention.