Obama shifting blame for Libya’s crisis: Analyst

President Barack Obama is trying to lay the blame on other countries for the chaos the US has created in Libya, says a political analyst.

Obama has recently criticized Britain and France over their Libya policy in the aftermath of the 2011 overthrow of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

In an interview with the Atlantic magazine, Obama said he was wrong to believe the allies would be “invested in the follow-up” to Gaddafi’s ouster.

“When I go back and I ask myself what went wrong, there’s room for criticism, because I had more faith in the Europeans, given Libya’s proximity, being invested in the follow-up,” Obama said.

Keith Preston, the chief editor and director of AttacktheSystem.com, said that “the idea that the United States is somehow not responsible for what is going on in Libya right now is” preposterous.

The US and its allies “were able to succeed in fighting a rebellion against the regime of colonel Gaddafi in 2011 and the…

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