Monday, August 29, 2011

Is Libya the Cornerstone of an Obama Doctrine?

Michael O'Hanlon, USAT
Recent developments in Libya promise to help the Libyan people a good deal, even as the potential for protracted and deadly urban combat cannot yet be dismissed. There's another beneficiary, though: President Obama, who can now point to Libya as a signature example of how to lead multilaterally, encourage others to do more, and avoid the Hobson's choice of doing it all alone or retreating into defeatism or isolationism.Some might even call this an Obama Doctrine "” an accomplishment that the president can use (or that others can use for or against him) to explain his...


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