"The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.As Commander-in-Chief, the President does have a duty to protect and defend the United States. In instances of self-defense, the President would be within his constitutional authority to act before advising Congress or seeking its consent." - Obama before he became PresidenFrom a legal perspective, "we" did not attack Libya, NATO did. We assisted NATO with the attacks. So from that standpoint, we did not send the military into Libya.Charlie
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