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Happening now -- rebels reaching a deal today with tribal elders in one area.
I -- and the seizure of another -- stronghold without a shot being fired but if Qaddafi was there He likely no longer as we actually don't know where He is right now many are narrow now asking what oppose Qaddafi and Libya.
Well actually looks like.
I -- -- crisis teaches us about the possibility of the so called Obama doctrine in the Middle -- -- foreign policy.
For more we're joined by Fox News national security analyst KT McFarland said -- During dead did this started the Libyan.
Michigan that's what we want to call it the New Yorker came out with an article on and talked about this leading from behind when of the president's advisors said that -- -- One of the writers and now -- New Yorker comes out with a new interpretation saying.
The way that that was interpreted by the press is wrong that leading from behind means leaving with -- And -- Libya shows -- his modesty is as important as military strength what -- -- think.
Here's the problem everything try to figure out what is the Obama doctrine errors in favor of the Afghan surge -- the Iraq surge in his favor.
An intervening in Libya like you said but not in serious or what is it.
-- -- from behind notion.
But the problem with it is is when they say this is leading from behind the scenes are.
Leading quietly won this precept positions are making one -- American Eleanor has the ability to leave -- are declining status as a superpower armies we can't lead.
And the second thing.
Is that the ascension is that we've been -- it'll in the world that our leadership has not done well and so the Obama administration is okay this is what what are -- going to be.
But the problem with -- -- this.
The American people don't think there were declining superpower.
The American people don't think we've been a force for -- world the second problem with -- try to -- from behind at a certain point the guys in the front SATA continue to look back.
Just gonna forget about -- they're gonna -- from the front.
And then finally suffering affected because of things start going wrong which I have and Libya.
And you have very little ability to influence how to write.
One of the arguments in favor of this policy is that as more flexible that yes it may not apply.
To Syria but we really don't know what our strategy there is yet we got out of our way to put you know a one -- -- Fits all policy out there to deal with the Middle East.
Is that smart during the times that are changing so quickly is that is that the way that we should approach different countries because it's their differences.
We flexibility wanna be able to treat each of these situations differently as they are but if you -- known for not succeeding.
Mean look at him going to government -- Jimmy Carter administration that was the idea of man America was a decline superpower we were gonna get a father gonna serve.
You know are we lost server mode show and then Reagan came in -- -- well earlier -- a world leaders are going to do it.
The problem I think is -- take away from all this of -- firm policy.
Limited war okay limited objectives limited participation limited time it's actually split six -- is essential things I'd like more.
In this administration that's -- the war that they seem to pursue limit it.
It's interesting to see that the voters' reaction in this new poll by NBC in the -- -- shoes at.
There is an approval rating higher approval rating out of Obama's foreign policy especially when it comes in situation Libya that you're seeing on screen right now here's -- the New Yorker had to say the trouble with so much of the conservative critique of Obama's foreign policy.
Is that it cares less about outcomes that about the assertion of America's power and affirmation of its glory.
What do you think about -- that's.
Now their fun administration has come in saying we're not bush we're not pushing for our policy we're not -- -- Mexico policy.
But you know how to raise -- degrees away from -- -- again and so the idea that somehow the United States isn't.
A leader in the world and -- -- so this notion Kansas self fulfilling prophecy of America's decline so I think the administration is.
And impractical on the -- always gonna work and I also think it's not if it does with the way the American people think about their own country.
And our role in the world so hard to it did take a lot from what's happening right and we still don't know what can happen and yet.
It happening yet there's -- -- a lot of uncertainties is that conversation we're gonna continue to have -- thank you always nice to have you.
Thank you so much I.
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