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Can the UN give Obama the authority to send US forces in the Libyan War?

Summary:  Many advocates for the war in Libya cite the UN Security Council resolution as giving Obama authority to start a war.  That’s easily shown to be totally false. The Constitution has died of a thousand cuts.  Small cuts.  Each accompanied by rationalizations and soothing words.   At some point it dies.  Perhaps it already has died.   Here …

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Our military attacks Libya. As usual, the contents differ from the label.

Summary:   The US has gone to war with Libya, with operations far exceeding a “no fly zone.”   As usual the banter of our geopolitical experts merely provided cover for broader military action, probably for reasons unmentionable to the public. The operations in Libya go far beyond the no fly zone called for by UN Security Council …

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