Democracy Now! 22 Mar 2011 The U.S. and allied air strikes on Libya have entered their fourth day as part of an international effort to enforce a no-fly zone. While the United States is denying it is attempting to assassinate Libyan leader Col. Muammar Gaddafi, allied forces bombed his compound for the second night in a row. [quote] In Iraq, [the no-fly zone] resulted in the strengthening of Saddam Hussein's regime ... I think it could end up backfiring in a tremendous way and keeping Gaddafi in power even longer, says Jeremy Scahill, Democracy Now! correspondent and independent journalist.