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Obama Libya Speech

Obama: Justice Will Be Done

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

In a somber address at the Rose Garden Wednesday morning, President Barack Obama mourned the four diplomatic officials whose lives were lost in the at...

LIVE: Obama Speaks Out On Rapid Developments In Libya

Posted 10.22.2011 | World

President Barack Obama spoke Monday at 2p.m. on the rapidly developing situation in Libya. As the AP reports: Libyan rebels claimed to be in contro...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Takes On Obama's Libya Speech, Strategy & 'Squirmish'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.30.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart spent almost the entirety of Tuesday night's "Daily Show" talking about one thing: President Obama's speech to the nation Monday on the s...

Is Libya A Just War?

Frank G. Kirkpatrick | Posted 05.30.2011 | Religion
Frank G. Kirkpatrick

President Obama is calling our involvement in Libya an intervention, not a war, and appealing to a loosely defined but historically influential theory known as just war.

Obama on Libya: Whatever Happened to Easy Answers?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Me and the guys, we stop off for a quick one the other night after softball practice, and there's absolutely nothing worth watching so they put on Obama and we watch Obama.

President Had Time to Consult with International Community, Not Congress?

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

With so many unknowns, Congress' only path to protect both the Constitution and the institution of government of the people is to cut off funds for the war in Libya.

John McCain, Carl Levin Back Obama On Libya Military Action

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The top Democrat and Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee say President Barack Obama was right to use military force i...

Fact Check: How Obama's Libya Claims Fit The Facts

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD and RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 05.29.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — There may be less than meets the eye to President Barack Obama's statements Monday night that NATO is taking over from the U.S. in ...

Our Superlative Military

William Astore | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics
William Astore

Showering the military with superlatives may be good politics, but it's not necessarily good policy. A pat on the back for "dedication" and "determination" or even a simple "thank you" is all the military needs, Mr. President.

Obama Strongly Defends Libya Intervention

AP/The Huffington Post | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Defending the first war launched on his watch, President Barack Obama declared Monday night that the United States intervened in Libya t...

Libya, Congressional Critics and Lessons Not Learned

James Zogby | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

GOP hawks may long for the day when America fashioned itself the "cowboy sheriff" or "the white knight on a charger," but what they forget is that Bush shot the horse and tarnished the knight's reputation.

Obama To Address Nation On Libya

AP | By ROBERT BURNS and BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- To a nation and a Congress seeking answers, President Barack Obama on Monday will offer his most expansive explanation of the U.S. role ...

Obama Tours Rio, Lifts Brazil As Model For Peace

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RIO DE JANEIRO — Immersing himself in Brazil's poverty and pride, President Barack Obama on Sunday held up the South American nation as a model ...

WATCH: Obama Speaks On Human Rights In Brazil

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Barack Obama is speaking in Brazil Sunday afternoon on human rights issues and the relationship the United States shares with the South Amer...

Obama: U.S. Will Enforce Sanctions In Libya

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama warned Libya's Muammar Gaddafi Friday to comply with U.N. demands for a cease-fire or face consequ...