US Senator Sherrod Brown: No Ground Troops In Libya


US Senator Sherrod Brown: No Ground Troops In Libya

WOSU – COLUMBUS, OH (wosu) – Ohio's senior U-S Senator is weighing in on the use of American military strikes in Libya. WOSU's Tom Borgerding reports.

Democrat Sherrod Brown, says U-S involvment in Libya must be limited and short term.

"I note all this with caution. I think that this really reiterates to me that we need to get out of Afghanistan starting in July as the President said. Whatever happens in Libya has to be short term. We should not commit ground troops."

As part of a coalition, the U-S used B-2 stealth bombers and more than 120 Tomahawk cruise missiles to destroy Libyan military installations and equipment. Senator Brown says Moammer Gadhafi has been "bad news" for a longtime but any effort at Gadhafi's removal must have broad support.

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