The War Criminal Who Won The Nobel Peace Prize: Barack Obama

A Christie's employee looks at a portrait of Barack Obama by artist Joe Black called 'Shoot to Kill' made from thousands of plastic toy soldiers, during a press preview at Christie's auction rooms in London, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. The portrait estimated at 15,000-20,000 pounds ($21,000-$28,000) will be auctioned in the "Out of the Ordinary" sale on Sept. 10 in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

As the United States renews a bombing campaign against ISIS forces in Syria, it seems like America’s penchant for waging war knows no bounds. During the first seven years of Barack Obama’s presidency, the U.S. bombed seven countries while supporting other destabilizing military actions throughout the Middle East.

Here’s a look at these seven countries and the effects of bombing:

  • LibyaWhile the European Union and its allies carried out many of the airstrikes during Libya’s civil war, the U.S. was instrumental in destabilizing that country through both military aid and direct support, especially during the lead up to Gen. Moammar Gadhafi’s overthrow in 2011. Now ISIS is also gaining a stronghold here and the country has been described as a failed state.

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