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Obama hails death of Muammar Gaddafi as foreign policy success

Link to this video President Barack Obama hailed the lifting of the “dark tyranny” over Libya after the new government confirmed Muammar Gaddafi had been killed, issuing a warning to other dictators in the Middle East – and particularly Syria – that they could be next. Although Obama did not name Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, […]

Anwar al-Awlaki killed in Yemen

2.44pm: Also on Cif America, former Nato commander in chief Wesley Clark says the death of Anwar al-Alwaki demonstrates the US’s newfound ability to strike terrorists anywhere in the world: Instead of deploying tens of thousands of troops in dozens of countries, we have worked with allies, honed intelligence, and developed remarkable precision-targeting and strike […]