By Gurmeet Kanwal, CLAWS
As Muammar Gaddafi's forces were clearly targeting civilians along with the rebel forces and are still continuing to do so, the ongoing military intervention in Libya is justified. Surgically-precise air and missile strikes should continue to be employed to achieve limited military objectives. Emphasis should be laid on the minimum use of force. However, all-out efforts must be made to prevent collateral damage, with particular reference to civilian casualties and property .