MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said military action being taken against Libya is justified.READ MORE: Fabian Valdez Charged In Baseball Bat Attack Outside Burnsville Restaurant
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“Well, you have here a madman (Moammar Gadhafi) who’s basically been starving his country and bombing his own people. And so that is why we stood with the rest of the world,” said the Minnesota Democrat.READ MORE: 'I'm Not Mad At Derek Chauvin': George Floyd's Uncle Speaks Ahead Of Trial
Klobuchar said the international involvement in the bombing raids differs from Iraq and Afghanistan in that the U.S. is not alone.
She said the U.S. could not have acted without international involvement.
“This time we just simply, one, can’t afford it; two, need to work with the rest of the world so that they are participating,” said Klobuchar.MORE NEWS: 'Fun And Memories': Hastings Man Spent Decades Perfecting Luge In His Yard
She said President Obama has made it clear the U.S. will not be using ground troops so that makes it very unlikely there would be long-term involvement.