'Obama Doctrine': Does U.S. Intervention in Libya Chart New Course?

President Obama sounded hawkish Monday night, drawing comparisons by some pundits to his predecessor, President George W. Bush, whose foreign policy famously endorsed pre-emptive action on the international stage. In explaining American intervention in Libya, Obama said that "faced with the prospect of violence on a horrific scale," the United States must act boldly to prevent it, even in cases where there is no immediate domestic threat. The president tacitly acknowledged the Clinton...Full Story
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