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Libyan oil: To the victor go the spoils, but not when you 'lead from behind'
Libyan oil: To the victor go the spoils, but not when you 'lead from behind'

Because it's the U.S. Army's Energy Awareness Month, it may be a good time to remind President Obama of oil's importance to economic security and the role that wartime leadership and image play in getting your hands on it post-victory. He can't just quietly outsource and downplay war because it's icky, then call dibs on victory, as he has just done with Libya. Something has to give. When Libya's Muammar Gadhafi was killed in the fog of war last week, President Obama was quick to praise the "strength of American leadership around the world," while simultaneously bragging: "Without putting a single U.S. service member on the ground, we achieved our...

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