Possibly contradicting President Obama, according to Army Gen. Carter Ham, stated that the United States may consider sending troops into Libya with a possible international ground force to aid the “rebels” – former Gitmo detainees and Al Qaeda terrorists.
President Barack Obama has said repeatedly there will be no U.S. troops on the ground in Libya, although there are reports of small CIA teams in the country.
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates told lawmakers last week that there would be no American ground troops in Libya; he qualified his statement with …. “as long as I am in this job.”
Libya’s rockets have held NATO’s planes to a stalemate and conjecture is now that this war will not result in a regime change.