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Republicans such as Richard Lugar and Roscoe Bartlett are questioning the U.S. intervention, but so are Democrats Jim Webb and Dennis Kucinich.
The U.S. and its allies struck back against the forces of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi after his government failed to observe an immediate ceasefire.
Top U.S. intelligence officials say Libyan rebels will lose the bloody war with Gadhafy. The White House disagrees but said it's not ready for military intervention.
Until recently, the United States has lacked a quick-reaction, kick-in-the-door crisis force. The 82nd Airborne is changing that, and with upheaval boiling across the Mideast, perhaps just in time.
Before Frank Buckles is laid to rest, his family is holding out hope for one final tribute. They want Buckles' remains to lie in honor in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol.
The U.S. invasion of Iraq toppled Saddam Hussein, but it may have robbed Iraqis of eventually pursuing a home-grown victory. With Libya, U.S. officials remember such pitfalls of intervention.
The White House welcomed the announcement, calling it "an important step in moving past old divisions" and sending a powerful message that a nation at war stands united.
Even threatening to set up a no-fly zone would be a "deterrent" that might discourage Gadhafi's warplanes from trying to attack rebel positions, McCain argued.
One of the charges, "aiding the enemy," carries the death penalty, but military prosecutors said they would not recommend capital punishment in the case.
The U.S. military is preparing options for intervening in Libya. But history suggests the planners should beware of unintended consequences.
The president, in a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Saturday, said the Libyan dictator forfeited his claim to power after using 'mass violence against his own people.'
The focus of much criticism for his comments about Lara Logan, Rosen has been all but ignored in the past when making fiery remarks about Israel.
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