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US to Put Boots on the Ground in Libya! Fox News is Reporting Obama Authorizes Covert Operations


6a00d8341bf7d953ef014e60260526970c-320wi It appears the next move for the United States is to put boots on the ground in Libya. Promises made by the President on Monday night when he spoke to the nation about Libya not to commit ground troops is changing already according to Fox News...When will our country learn?


How many people will die in this war in the name of democracy?

 ~Bill Cleary


From Fox News...President Obama has signed a secret presidential finding authorizing covert operations in Libya, although the administration still hasn't decided whether to arm rebel forces there, a U.S. official confirmed to Fox News.

The presidential findings establish a framework of legal authorities for covert action. They can authorize specific actions, such as arming the rebels, or establish authorities under which future actions might be taken after permissions are given to undertake them.

In other words, covert actions won't start until the president signs off again. 

The Pentagon has begun drafting plans for arming the rebels if needed, sources told Fox News, but officials caution that no decision has been made because not enough is known yet about the rebels.


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