DoJ and Pentagon lawyers opposed the bombing. But Barack “More War All The Time” Obama overuled them.
Why? Obama has ignored atrocities commited by the governments of Syria, Yemen, and Bahrain but went barrelling into Libya almost immediately promising it would be “days not weeks.”
One issue was reported to be whether firing missiles from drones amounted to hostilities.
Gosh, if a drone was firing at me, I’d sure consider it hostile.
Presidents can ignore the advice of the Office of Legal Counsel, but rarely do so, the newspaper reported.
Worse than Bush?