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White House Says Libya War is Legal

Thursday, 16 June 2011 04:38

‘US President Barack Obama’s administration has defended the military operation in Libya, saying it does not need any authorization from Congress. The administration plans to send a 30-page report to Congress that is meant to explain how the US only has a limited role in the NATO-led military campaign and that thus Obama is acting within his constitutional right to direct the mission on his own, AP reported on Wednesday.

The White House’s report to Congress will explain how the US only provides NATO with logistical support, intelligence, and reconnaissance work.

However, a report by the Pentagon entitled the “United States Contribution to Operation Unified Protector” stated that the US is the biggest contributor to the war and that it conducts nearly 27 percent of the airstrikes.’

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