Obama Is Pressed to Open Military Front Against ISIS in Libya

February 4, 2016 10:01 AM

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Obama Is Pressed to Open Military Front Against ISIS in Libya

WASHINGTON — President Obama is being pressed by some of his top national security aides to approve the use of American military power in Libya to open up another front against the Islamic State.

But Mr. Obama, wary of embarking on an intervention in another strife-torn country, has told his aides to redouble their efforts to help form a unity government in Libya at the same time the Pentagon refines its options, which include airstrikes, commando raids or advising vetted Libyan militias on ...

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