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Obama: US interests, values at stake in Libya

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama Monday told Americans his actions had stopped a “massacre” in Libya, but warned a military campaign to oust Moamer Kadhafi could repeat the bloodshed and misery of Iraq. Obama mounted a firm defense of his decision to launch air strikes and launch a no-fly zone…

Kadhafi insiders talk exit options: Clinton to ABC

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi’s associates have been reaching out to their contacts worldwide to see how they can “get out of this,” US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told ABC News Tuesday. “We’ve heard about … people close to him reaching out to people that they know…

Ron Paul: Libya no-fly zone ‘unconstitutional’

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) claimed that the Obama administration’s move to impose a no-fly zone over Libya was “unconstitutional” because the president didn’t seek Congressional authorization. In a video posted Friday to YouTube, the isolationist congressman called the no-fly zone — pushed by the U.S., Britain and France and approved…

WATCH Live: Obama addresses the situation in Libya after UN approves no-fly zone

Watch the video of Obama’s comments on the situation in Libya and the UN Security Council’s approval of a no-fly zone live below: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

White House defends Obama no-fly stance

WASHINGTON – The White House on Tuesday defended President Barack Obama’s reluctance to order US forces to mount a “no fly” zone over Libya, following domestic criticism over his stance. Debate over a no fly zone went on at the United Nations on Tuesday but risked being overtaken by advances…

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