President Obama said Monday evening he authorized the use of force in Libya to prevent "a massacre that would have reverberated across the region and stained the conscience of the world."
The speech, Obama's first major address about U.S. military action in Libya, was aimed at several different audiences: The American public, Congress, our NATO allies, Arab and Muslim leaders in the region as well as the world at large.
Given the nearly impossible task of appealing to those varied constituencies, the speech was widely viewed as a success for President Obama.
Still, many questions remain unanswered, including:Read More »from Mission Accomplished? Obama Makes Case for Military Action in Libya