The Obama Doctrine: Syria Vs. Libya Intervention

As the pressure grows on President Obama to take action in Syria, it's worth going back to re-read the March 2011 speech he gave explaining his intervention in Libya

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ASK NEWS:
  • Mideast Conflicts Fuel Demand for Advanced US Weaponry - NewsMax.com
    ... the Islamic State group in Syria, and ISIS-affiliates in Libya, The ... the administration, under a doctrine ... The Obama administration has ...
    04/20/2015 - 7:51 am | View Link
  • The Price Of Clinton's "Signature Achievement" In Libya - Republican National Committee
    Italy ran an operation that saved thousands of migrants from ... - Washington Post
    04/20/2015 - 6:22 am | View Link
  • The Collapse of the Obama Doctrine: Yemen War as an Opportunity? - Toward Freedom
    Iraq, and of course, Syria, into a ... The Obama doctrine was an attempt at combining use of US military ... seemed like a relative success in ...
    04/17/2015 - 5:27 am | View Link
  • Hillary, 'Smart Power', and Obama's Foreign Policy - American Thinker
    ... summary, as Daniel Pipes wrote : The Obama [Foreign Policy] Doctrine is ... Witness Russia, Yemen, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, Iraq, and ...
    04/15/2015 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • Stakes for Saudis are High in Yemen - Huffington Post
    U.N. Security Council Bans Sales of Arms to Houthi Fighters in Yemen - New York Times
    04/15/2015 - 7:05 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Yes, Libya needs to be part of the debate in the next presidential election. No, Benghazi isn't the issue
    Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. Two decades ago, it was Rwanda and Bosnia. Then there’s Libya. While the Republican presidential ... we’ll move to help. The Obama doctrine is the ‘hedge your bets and make sure you have a way out’ doctrine.
    04/20/2015 - 7:23 am | View Link
  • Unmasking the Real Obama Doctrine
    "You asked about an Obama doctrine. The doctrine is ... risking all the American capital and blood invested there. Libya was liberated from a ruthless dictator only to descend into tribal and jihadi chaos. He has overlooked every anti-Western antic ...
    04/16/2015 - 2:07 am | View Link
  • The Collapse of the Obama Doctrine: Yemen War as an Opportunity?
    It saw Yemen as a convenient "war on terror," enough to give Obama the tough persona that ... What seemed like a relative success in Libya with the ousting of Muammar al-Qaddafi was too difficult to duplicate in Syria. The stakes there were simply too ...
    04/13/2015 - 4:16 am | View Link
  • With Iran and Cuba 'the Obama doctrine' takes hold – but how much difference will he really make?
    Imposing a date for withdrawal from Afghanistan, refusing to get involved in attacks on Libya and Syria, taking decisive steps to mend relations with Burma, Obama has distinguished himself sharply from his predecessor. And the doctrine, if we can call it ...
    04/10/2015 - 8:06 am | View Link
  • The collapse of the Obama Doctrine
    President Barack Obama was even revealed to have approved ... What seemed like a relative success in Libya with the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi was too difficult to duplicate in Syria. The stakes there were simply too high. Regional rivals like Iran ...
    04/10/2015 - 7:19 am | View Link
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    Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews
    04/20/2015 - 11:30 am | View Website
  • Rout of Moderate Rebels Leaves Obama With Vexing Syria ...
    Rout of Moderate Rebels Leaves Obama With Vexing Syria Options. With U.S.-backed rebels trapped between Assad and ISIS, the White House is closer to establishing a ...
    04/20/2015 - 9:00 am | View Website
  • What Obama Doesn’t Understand About Syria | Foreign Policy
    What Obama Doesn’t Understand About Syria. The U.S. policy to defeat the Islamic State is doomed to failure. Here’s how to fix it. By Noah Bonsey Noah Bonsey is ...
    04/20/2015 - 12:46 am | View Website
  • Putin to (Nobel Prize winner) Obama: 'Think about future ...
    The Russian president has expressed certainty that the strategy for a military intervention in Syria is a contingency measure from outside and a direct ...
    04/19/2015 - 1:48 pm | View Website
  • Obama Doctrine
    The Obama Doctrine is a catch-all term frequently used to describe one or several principles of the foreign policy of U.S. President Barack Obama.
    04/16/2015 - 3:46 pm | View Website
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