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Libya — You Get What You Ask For

The Pentagon is about to pull its attack planes out of the international air campaign in Libya, hoping NATO partners can take up the slack.

AP, 4/1/11

And in February, this

So … Republicans were FOR the war, before they were against Obama’s belated intervention (war), and are currently complaining about him pulling out of the war.

Make no mistake: it’s a war, despite many folks’ comments to the contrary. We did our thing: we stopped an invasion of Benghazi, then took out the Libyan air force. Now, it’s sorta up to Libyans.

It would be nice if Egypt sent a few arms; maybe even the Emirates, or the UAE … they have certainly bought enough from us the past few decades. It might prove they are actually for freedom, although they are conflicted.

Back home, the US is once again proving that it is a fickle ally. Either we believe what we say (some weeks), or we don’t. When politicians grow a spine, they may win elections and actually get some respect outside of America.

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