By Ann Brown
March 19, 2011, was a day that forever changed life in the North African country of Libya, which contained the largest oil reserves in Africa. It was the day that President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton approved an air attack against the country that Muammar Gaddafi had ruled for four decades.
Obama and Clinton made the decision — which some consider was illegal — to order the strikes, claiming that “the military action sought to save the lives of peaceful, pro-democracy protesters who found themselves the target of a crackdown by Libyan dictator (Muammar Gaddafi),” Politico reported.
The U.S. and other NATO countries including Britain and France began to bomb Gaddafi’s assets. By October 2011, rebel forces backed by a group of Western Click here to read entire article