9 Days After Starting A War In Libya, Obama Will Explain To America Why We're There

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Better late than never?9 days after launching air strikes in Libya — they first began two Saturdays ago — President Obama will tell the American people what the heck the US goal is.

The speech will be broadcast tonight at 7:30 PM ET.

Among the questions Americans might want answered: What on earth is the national interest in such a campaign? Was Qaddafi a threat? Why aren’t we bombing other countries in the area? Why wasn’t Congress consulted? What’s the endgame?

We shall see.

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