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    US may send ground troops to Libya

    Bah I was afraid this was going to happen we shouldnt even have gotten involved at all with libya. No liberal can defend obama on this...HE DID THIS ALL ON HIS OWN...cant blame bush cant blame congress


    General: U.S. may consider troops in Libya

    WASHINGTON - The United States may consider sending troops into Libya with a possible international ground force that could aid the rebels, according to the general who led the military mission until NATO took over.

    General: U.S. may consider troops in Libya - CBS News

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    Re: US may send ground troops to Libya

    No liberal can defend obama on this...HE DID THIS ALL ON HIS OWN...cant blame bush cant blame congress
    Politically compelled to choose the damned-if-you-do in this situation? From the little I gather it may be less of a quagmire than other 'distractions'.

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    Re: US may send ground troops to Libya

    This is Reagan's fault, because he follow through after the Air strikes, 1986 known as Operation El Dorado Canyon, didn't kill Gaddafi only his daughter.

    That cost us two Air crewmen.

    There I beat the Liberals to the spin I know is coming.

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    Re: US may send ground troops to Libya

    President Barack Obama has said repeatedly there will be no U.S. troops on the ground in Libya, although there are reports of small CIA teams in the country. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates told lawmakers last week that there would be no American ground troops in Libya "as long as I am in this job."
    I doubt ground troops are going to happen. Especially after that comment from Gates, which reads to me like a barely-veiled threat to resign if Obama orders ground troops into Libya. Bob Gates has been a great SecDef and I can't imagine that Obama wants to lose him.
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    Re: US may send ground troops to Libya

    I would strongly oppose any such move. First, and most importantly, no critical national interests are at stake. Second, the gross political and military incompetence of the anti-Gadhafi movement elevates risks of a post-Gadhafi civil war on account of that movement's lack of broad popular support, lack of ability/understanding on how to build such support, etc.

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    Re: US may send ground troops to Libya

    So, a no-fly zone didn't cut the mustard, eh?

    Some of us told you all this from jump street.

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    Re: US may send ground troops to Libya

    I really hope not. That would be a terrible legacy.

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    Re: US may send ground troops to Libya

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    I really hope not. That would be a terrible legacy.
    Obama's legacy is already shot, anyway.

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    Re: US may send ground troops to Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Obama's legacy is already shot, anyway.
    very telling though. considering putting US troops in harms way and what is his biggest concern... obama's legacy. #*%$^(@)$&@^)$)@&^$(()@)^^&$@_@*&
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    Re: US may send ground troops to Libya

    Quote Originally Posted by Councilman View Post
    This is Reagan's fault, because he follow through after the Air strikes, 1986 known as Operation El Dorado Canyon, didn't kill Gaddafi only his daughter.

    That cost us two Air crewmen.

    There I beat the Liberals to the spin I know is coming.
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    you got there before i could blame uncle ronnie
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