Obama's Libya debacle

President Obama is in deep water, well over his head, in the misbegotten Libya adventure into which he dragged America. His public statements reveal the degree of the debacle. On the 18th of March 2011, ABC News reported: President Obama told a bi-partisan group of members of Congress today that he expects the U.S. would be actively involved in any military action against Libya for "days, not weeks" after which he said the U.S. would take more of a supporting role. Later in the same week in Brazil per MSNBC: He portrayed the relatively limited U.S. role as a cost-saving measure saying that "our military is already very stretched" and argued that air strikes by France and other nations "relieves the burden on U.S. taxpayers. The war in Libya has now, 13 weeks later, evolved into a stalemate with open discussion among NATO of the necessity to place troops on the ground.  The rebel army is disorganized and infiltrated by radical jihadist elements and Moammar Gadhafi is still in...(Read Full Post)