Obama Says US Military Action In Libya Will Be Limited

Saturday US And Coalition attacks on Libya

President Barack Obama says the US Military will offer it’s unique abilities at the front end of operation “Odyssey Dawn” to protect the citizens of Libya. International forces launched a series of airstrikes Saturday to enforce the no fly zone and prevent Moammar Gadhafi from further harming the Libyan people.

President Obama says military action will be limited and no ground forces will be deployed

“I am deeply aware of the risks of any military action, no matter what limits we place on it,” said President Obama. “I want the American people to know that the use of force is not our first choice and it’s not a choice I make lightly. But we cannot stand idly by when a tyrant tells his people that there will be no mercy. “

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