Obama notifies Congress of troops sent to Libya, Yemen

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    Obama notifies Congress of troops sent to Libya, Yemen

    "Although these security forces are equipped for combat, these movements have been undertaken solely for the purpose of protecting American citizens and property," Obama said in a letter to Republican House Speaker John Boehner.

    "These security forces will remain in Libya and in Yemen until the security situation becomes such that they are no longer needed," the president wrote.

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    But he earlier had ignored congressional calls to get formal congressional authorization under that law for U.S. military involvement in the NATO-led campaign to oust Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi, saying it was not required because Americans were not in danger, nor were they leading the mission.

    Obama notifies Congress of troops sent to Libya, Yemen | The Ticket - Yahoo! News

    good move by obama...but i find the dichotomy interesting
     
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    Day late and a dollar short as always.
     
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    WTF?

    Why doesn't he get the people out of those shit holes?
     
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    It's a self-fullfilling prophesy.

    That's how we can create violence in other country's, then we get the reason to attack militarily.
     
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    This is actually a good thing. It means Obama learned from that mistake, and is not repeating it by sending armed troops into another country without informing Congress, as the law requires.

    Sorry, but I cannot fault Obama on this particular point.
     

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