Obama Meets With Australian PM Julia Gillard At The White House
President Obama today kicked up a notch the warnings against Gadhafi, cautioning the Libyan leader that the United States and its allies are willing and able to use military force if necessarily. USA Today reported that after meeting with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Obama told reporters:
According to the Associated Press, Libyan protesters have been targeted for numerous airstrikes today, upping the ante for international involvement. There's also the humanitarian crisis at the Libyan and Tunisian border. Obama said today that the United States has sent $15 million in aid to help the refugees fleeing Libya.
The yearlong experiment to determine whether women can serve in ground combat is wrapping up. "I think for the males they kind of expected us to be ... the moms, the sisters — kind of take care of us. But now they’re like, ‘OK, we’re a Marine, you’re a Marine. Let’s just get the job done,’" said Marine Sgt. Zarina Flemming.Read More