March 28, 2011
Did Obama Forget to Have a Gaddafi Meeting 'Without Preconditions'?
Of all the disturbing and problematic aspects of Obama's post-American military odyssey, what fascinates me is that Obama would rush to half-hearted war with Moammar Gaddafi -- of all people.After seeing the dreadful force of the U.S. military unleashed on his fellow ruthless dictator Saddam Hussein, Gaddafi was crying uncle before George W. Bush could twist his wrist. In December of 2003, Col. Gaddafi announced to the world that he would be voluntarily abandoning his nuclear weapons program. "Libya has said it will give up its programmes for developing weapons of mass destruction and allow unconditional inspections," reported BBC News in 2003.Gaddafi was no Saddam Hussein in the stubbornness department. The colonel saw the light rather quickly and became an instant convert in support of democratic nation-building. The Libyan dictator assured Tony Blair and Bush that he wanted to be a partner in making the world a safer place.In Gaddafi's willingness...(Read Full Article)