Your opinion: Should Obama be praised for Libya victory?

Open debate question: The Libyan capitol has been liberated by rebel forces and Gadhafi has fled. This is thanks to NATO and critical support from the United States. No U.S. soldiers were killed, little funds were spent by comparative war standards, and it only took less than 200 days. Some would say Obama’s strategy of the United States playing a supportive role was a resounding success.   Others say Obama was never aggressive enough and it could have ended sooner.  Some called it America’s third war and that the United States should have never gotten involved in the first place.  Where do you stand on this military engagement?

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  • buffgirl

    Certainly NOT!! Leading from behind? Making a unilateral decision to go to war with Libya- without congressional approval? Promising a few days involvement?
    Wait, well maybe he HAS endorsed the Bush Doctrine of encouraging freedom to all as his doctrine. Phony leader-phony policies-phony president.

  • Reper

    It may be too early to tell, but hopeful.

  • the real valley person

    No. He should be criticized because he must have done something wrong here. Even if you can’t figure out what it is.

  • Moon

    No. He did nothing. It is not anything.

  • Frank Matin

    Why?  He openly stated that he was removing troops from combat after a week.. It was a Lie of course.. but that was HIS policy.. Even though we were supplying AC-130 support.. and over flights by our F-16’s.. the rest was left up to Spain, England, Italy, Netherlands.. etc etc etc…

    Now the rebels have taken the capital with help of the NATO  countries.. why should Obama get praise for that?

  • Redwoman

    Absolutely not!  Attacking a country unprovoked is an unlawful act. He should be impeached, not praised.

  • rosia gregg

    THE CONSTITUTION FORBADES A PRESIDENT TO DECLARE WAR WITHOUT THE PERMISSON OF CONGRESS,, HE ACTS LIKE A DICTATOR,,ALSO, HE DOES NOT ENFORCE OUR IMMIGRATION LAWS, HE DEFIED THE JUSTICE DEPT WHEN HE REFUSED OIL DRILLING OFF THE COAST OF THE USA, BUT GAVE SOROS MILLIONS TO DRILL OFF BRAZIL[SAME OCEAN] REFUSES TO ALLOW THE USA CITIZENS TO VIEW HIS RECORDS!! WHAT A DEAL,,PLEASE EDUCATE YOURSELVES BEFORE U VOTE……..

  • Rupert in Springfield

    One thing you will never see here is any criticism of Obama on this from the left. I mean is there just one who can ever criticize this man in a straight up fashion? The article has been up all day and not word one. The hive mind continues.

    • the real valley person

      Criticize him for what? Winning?  the hive mind Rupert, is not being able to give the guy any props even when he clearly scores a point.

  • Anonymous

    Why should Obozo get any credit? He didn’t do anything.

    Obozo drug his feet at the beginning, then was indecisive about the US role…”Leading from the rear.” It’s the same deal as Obozo trying to take all the credit for the OBL killing…an operation that began in the administration of GW Bush. Now Obozo wants to take credit for doing nothing in Libya. The only thing he did do was jump right in and make a statement when it was looking like it was over. 

    The rebels, The English and The French get the credit. Nothing for Obozo.

  • Whatsup

    Now we know why he won the peace prize.

  • Alumni

    No way! He didn’t clear it with congress first.

  • jps

    Yes definitely.its his well thought plans and his cool attitude, that brings him success.He is one individual that doesn’t come under pressure and is never lead by polls.Keep it up Mr President the USA is proud to have you as our president.

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