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Weekly Address: The Military Mission in Libya

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The full transcript is here. A few key points:

*”the United States should not-and cannot-intervene every time there’s a crisis somewhere in the world.”

*”Our military mission in Libya is clear and focused.  Along with our allies and partners, we’re enforcing the mandate of the United Nations Security Council.  We’re protecting the Libyan people from Qaddafi’s forces.  And we’ve put in place a no fly zone and other measures to prevent further atrocities.”

*”This military effort is part of our larger strategy to support the Libyan people and hold the Qaddafi regime accountable.”

*”…people in Libya and around the world are seeing that the United States of America stands with those who hope for a future where they can determine their own destiny.”