Another War of Lies
Was Obama Stampeded Into War?
by Patrick J. Buchanan
“NATO is moving very slowly, allowing Gadhafi forces to advance,” said rebel leader Abdul Fattah Younis, as the Libyan army moved back to the outskirts of Ajdabiya, gateway city to Benghazi.
“NATO has become our problem.”
Younis is implying that if NATO does not stop Libyan soldiers from capturing Ajdabiya, the rebels may be defeated – and NATO will be responsible for that defeat.
And who is Abdul Fattah Younis?
Until six weeks ago, he held the rank of general and interior minister and was regarded as the No. 2 man in Moammar Gadhafi’s regime.
Yet his military assessment does not appear too far off.
Last week, Gadhafi’s forces were again on the offensive, after having been driven by U.S. air and missile strikes all the way back to his hometown of Sirte.
What gave the Libyan army its new lease on life?