Libya

As President Obama's second and final term comes to an end, it's a time to reflect on the victories— but the mishaps as well.

In a debate that felt and at times looked like a heavyweight championship boxing match, President Barack Obama came out forcefully against Governor Mitt Romney and by all accounts of media and political experts won their second debate.  In a town hall format at Hofstra University where both men took questions from undecided voters, the […]

Under pressure after President Barack Obama gave a less than stellar performance in the first President Debate, Vice-President Joe Biden was under intense pressure to Stand and Deliver.  And in the Vice-Presidential debate Biden did, taking the fight to Rep. Paul Ryan, repeatedly challenging Ryan and Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s policies.  Using straight talk, […]

Residences of Libya’s capital, say Moammar Gadhafi’s hold of the country seems to be slipping. This week rebels bolstered their advance, taking control over the strategic western city of Zawiya and also Gharyan, an important outpost to the south. According to reports, most of the main roads to the capital have been closed and  many […]

The son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi recently told El Khabar, an Algerian newspaper, that his father’s administration is in negotiations with the French government about support of rebels who have worked to oust Gaddafi’s government since February. “Our envoy to (Nicolas) Sarkozy said that the French president was very clear and told him ‘We […]

House Speaker John Boehner warned President Obama in a letter Tuesday that he may face legal repercussions for issuing U.S. military involvement in Libya without authorization from Congress. Boehner requested Obama to justify U.S. involvement, and warned the President that he may be in violation of the 1973 War Powers Resolution if he does not […]

LIBYA-Former Georgia congresswoman and Green Party presidential nominee, Cynthia McKinney blasted President Barack Obama for his involvement in the bombing of Libya and his economic policies on a pro-Khaddafi television station. CNN reports: “I want to say categorically and very clearly that these policies of war … are not what the people of the United […]

WASHINGTON – Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has appealed directly to President Barack Obama to halt what the Libyan leader called “an unjust war,” and wished Obama good luck in his bid for re-election next year. In a rambling, three-page letter to Obama obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press, Gadhafi implored Obama to stop the NATO-led […]

CHICAGO-The head of the Nation Of Islam, Louis Farrakhan addressed the war in Libya yesterday and discussed Momar Qaddafi and Barack Obama: NBC Chicago reports: “I don’t care what Gadhafi has done wrong. He’s not the mad dog of the Middle East,” Farrakhan thundered. “The mad dogs are growling and biting in Washington, D.C.” “It’s […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 51 Minutes. Audio©2011 WTLC/Radio One. Congressman Andre Carson spent nearly an hour talking with Afternoons with Amos listeners about Libya, jobs, the economy, getting the Justice Department more involved in issues of police abuse of power and civil rights violations in Indy, health care and lots more.  Hear the complete […]

AJDABIYA, Libya  — Libyan rebels clinched their hold on the east and seized back a key city on Saturday after decisive international airstrikes sent Moammar Gadhafi’s forces into retreat, shedding their uniforms and ammunition as they fled. ALSO READ: Kim Kardashian Goes Wild Ajdabiya’s initial loss to Gadhafi may have ultimately been what saved the […]

Audio Included in Post. Runs 9 Minutes. President Barack Obama addressed the nation and the world about the situation in Libya and talked about the use of force as well as demanding that Libya’s leader end the violence against his people. Hear the President’s Words above.