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Kadafi is another notch on Obama's lethal-force belt

Publié par Clifford Armion le 21/10/2011

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Peter Nicholas and David Lauter

Reporting From Washington For a president who promised to end the gunslinger ways of his predecessor, Barack Obama has proven himself comfortable with the use of lethal force. In the last six months, he authorized Navy SEALs to kill Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. He approved the fatal drone strike on an American cleric in Yemen and dispatched military advisors to Uganda to help hunt down the leaders of a notorious militia. All told this year, he has sent U.S. troops into action on land or in the skies of seven countries on two continents. Now he has added Moammar Kadafi to the list of enemies eliminated. Read on...
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"Kadafi is another notch on Obama's lethal-force belt", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2011. Consulté le 16/06/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/kadafi-is-another-notch-on-obama-s-lethal-force-belt