Obama's War Room: Was Libya The Anti-Iraq War?15:16
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This file image, released by the White House, shows Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with with members of the national security team, receiving an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House in Washington.(Courtesy: The White House)
This file image, released by the White House, shows Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with with members of the national security team, receiving an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House in Washington.(Courtesy: The White House)

A new article in Rolling Stone says, in Libya, President Obama led America into a new kind of war, with the full support and participation of the international community. In fact, French war philosopher Bernard Henri Levy called it,  "the anti-Iraq."

As NATO pulls the curtains down on the Libyan mission officially today, we look at President Obama's decision-making process on Libya and what it says about his leadership.

Guest:

  • Michael Hastings, Rolling Stone magazine

This segment aired on October 31, 2011.

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