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1. Rwandans know why Gaddafi must be stopped (Times) (£)

Paul Kagame writes that his country is still haunted by memories of the world looking away.

2. Though the risks are very real, the case for intervention remains strong (Guardian)

Not to respond to Colonel Gaddafi's chilling threats would leave us morally culpable, says Jonathan Freedland – but action in Libya is fraught with danger.

3. Can Britain and France really run this conflict? (Daily Telegraph)

America doesn't even want to be in Libya, and the Germans are just getting in the way, writes Con Coughlin.

4. The Arab spring is more important than 9/11 (Times) (£)

Only the Libyan people can decide who governs them, but we can help satisfy the thirst for greater freedom, says William Hague.

5. David Cameron is finding it's just as hard to carry the home front (Guardian)

Simon Jenkins points out that it took just 24 hours for the media to start talking splits and exits over Libya. Cameron's gamble looks bigger by the day.

6. Sit tight and let the bugs bite Yemen's ruler (Financial Times)

The west must jettison the Armageddon scenario of an al-Qaeda-run country, writes Victoria Clark.

7. It may be messy – but it's a price worth paying (Times) (£)

Don't expect accurate predictions or a neat outcome in Libya, says Paddy Ashdown. War isn't like that.

8. Amid the shocks, hopes of growth bring comfort (Independent)

Hamish McRae argues that realistically, no budget will make a huge difference to growth either way, as it is dependent on global trends.

9. Budget 2011: Reputations are built on actions, not the half-truths of spin doctors (Daily Telegraph)

George Osborne shouldn't be Chancellor if he is afraid of making bold reforms, writes Simon Heffer.

10. Budget 2011: the Chancellor and his course (Guardian)

As cuts begin to bite, Alistair Darling's measured approach to deficit reduction seems even more sensible now, says this editorial.