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Obama's Crazy War

By Emmett Tyrrell, The American Spectator - March 24, 2011

WASHINGTON "“ Well, it is official. The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, has asked the Nobel Prize Committee to take back President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize owing to Obama's missile strikes in Libya. The head of Russia's Liberal Democratic Party, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, has also weighed in, and President Vladimir Putin is really in a snit. This is the best news Colonel Moammar Gaddafi has had in weeks.

President Obama, who ordered air strikes against Libya, and then took his wife and the girls on a sightseeing and official junket to South America, probably took little note of the Bolivian's and Russians' actions, but it does show how difficult it is to get "world opinion" behind the use of force even against a fla fla dictator like Gaddafi. There is more unease in the "world community." Amr Moussa, the head of the Arab League, at first was for enforcing a "no-fly zone" over Libya. Now he is not so sure. The next thing you know he will be on Gaddafi's side. World opinion can be volatile.

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