The United States is not going to deploy ground troops into Libya. And we are not going to use force to go beyond a well-defined goal, specifically the protection of civilians in Libya. President Obama
Too little, too late?
Excerpted from Obama Warns Libya on Allied Action By ELISABETH BUMILLER, DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and ALAN COWELL, The New York Times, Published: March 18, 2011
President Obama ordered Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi on Friday to implement a cease-fire immediately and stop all attacks on Libyan civilians or face military action from the United States and its allies in Europe and the Arab world.