Obama on Libya Aftermath: US Was 'Not Sufficiently Attentive'

President Obama said the U.S. did not properly handle the aftermath in Libya.
1:19 | 08/02/16

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Would respect to Libya. The only I have certain. On on several occasions that. We did the right thing and preventing. What could have been. A massacre bought back in Libya and we did so as part of an international coalition and under UN mandate. But I think that. All of us collectively. Were not sufficiently attentive to what had happened the day after the day after day after that. In order to ensure that the worst strong structures in place. Two. I assure. Basic security and peace inside of what. The good news or is that we now have. The beginnings of a government. And government of national court. They are serious about trying to bring all the factions together. To start creating a basic security structure. To begin to. Monitor Libya's borders and to cooperate internationally. To deal where it. Issues like Beisel. Penetration on their territory.

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