General: US considers putting troops on the ground in Libya

April 9, 2011

This means that Obama, who up until now has been categorically denying there would be any US involvement in ground operations in Libya, now seriously thinking about the opposite.
Did you hear any lib quacking about illegal war and quagmire yet?

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) – The United States may consider sending troops into Libya with a possible international ground force that could aid the rebels, according to the general who led the military mission until NATO took over.
Army Gen. Carter Ham also told lawmakers Thursday that added American participation would not be ideal, and ground troops could erode the international coalition and make it more difficult to get Arab support for operations in Libya.
Ham said the operation was largely stalemated now and was more likely to remain that way since America has transferred control to NATO.
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