When there was a clear and present danger, intervention was the right thing to do, writes Jonathan Freedland. But the threat is receding.
2. Mandela and Miliband. Spot the difference (Times) (£)
It was offensive and absurd for the Labour leader to compare the anti-cuts march to the struggles against apartheid or for civil rights, argues Daniel Finkelstein
3. Surgical financial strikes can oust Gaddafi (Financial Times)
Cash rewards could win over regime loyalists, writes Patrick Cronin.
4. The Fukushima effect, globally, will be colossal (Independent)
Hardly any new nuclear power stations will be approved in the next 20 years, says Hamish McRae.
5. Dodgy David Cameron steals from the poor to give to the rich (Daily Mirror)
The PM's fixation with abolishing the 50p tax rate exposes his true priorities, says Kevin Maguire.
6. Ed Miliband wrecks his reputation by siding with the criminal class (Daily Telegraph)
Unlike most of his parliamentary party, the Labour leader doesn't realise that capitalism and freedom have won, writes Simon Heffer.
Higher education should kick its addiction to state cash and call the coalition's bluff, argues Simon Jenkins.
8. Mogul's hidden hand keeps its grip on power (Independent)
The formation of the coalition should have been a huge setback to News International, writes Lance Price.
9. Earning a good reputation in business (Financial Times)
We can tackle bribery without hitting growth, writes Kenneth Clarke.
10. German elections: Green shoots (Guardian)
The German government faces a period of weakness at a time when Europe needs German strength, says a Guardian leader.