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    The "coalition" has no clothes


    So much for the Obama Doctrine.

    Excerpted from “The "coalition" has no clothes; The administration has insisted that the attack on Libya is a broad international effort -- but, so far, it's not” By Justin Elliott, “The War Room” (blog), Salon, Sunday, Mar 20, 2011 12:10 ET
    An emphatic part of the White House messaging about the bombing in Libya is that the operation is truly international in character.

    But it's quickly becoming clear that the bombing campaign -- at least so far -- is almost entirely an American operation, albeit one that has been packaged to give it an international look. It's a dissonance that brings back memories of George W. Bush's much-mocked "coalition of the willing." …
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    Re: The "coalition" has no clothes

    The broad Coalition I believe Obama and others are referring to includes all the Nations that voted for UN resolution 1973.

    The problem I see is that we have already used up more than 100 million dollars worth of Cruise Missiles and Bombs dropped by the B-2s. We don't have the money for this and what does it do to our stock piles should we need them for defense?

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    Re: The "coalition" has no clothes

    The problem I see is that we have already used up more than 100 million dollars worth of Cruise Missiles and Bombs dropped by the B-2s. We don't have the money for this and what does it do to our stock piles should we need them for defense?
    It is far less expensive to use already existing munitions. They have already been paid for and have a limited shelf life. There is little additional cost in firing them vs simply decommissioning them. The numbers of weapons used in Libya are not enough to significantly compromise our strength. One could cynically look at Libya as a really realistic live-fire training exercise.

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    Re: The "coalition" has no clothes

    This is going to be a monster problem....especially now that Al Qaeda is supporting and fighting alonside those that we are "supporting".
    Obama is NOT 50 feet tall, he is ONE inch deep.
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    Re: The "coalition" has no clothes

    You know there is a large amount of bullsh*t involved when it is OK for one army to kill civilians but murderous criminality if the other army kills civilians. It's just OIL and big business. We're being snookered again. Obama is no better than GWSh*tfor brains! This is an absolute failure of the people's media and a huge success for Corporate and CIA media.

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