CNN: Top general: U.S. strategy against ISIS in Libya makes no sense
Washington (CNN)In remarkably blunt testimony, President Barack Obama's nominee to command U.S. forces in Africa said Tuesday that more ground troops were needed in Libya to fight ISIS and agreed the current strategy of not bombing the terror group's affiliate there "makes no sense."
When asked by the committee's chairman, Sen. John McCain, an Arizona Republican, whether the U.S. had a strategy for Libya, Marine Lt. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser said he didn't know about one.
"I am not aware of any overall grand strategy at this point," Waldhauser said at his confirmation hearing to become commander of the Africa Command.
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WNU Editor: I have never understood U.S. strategy/policy towards Libya since the overthrow of former Libyan dictator Qaddafi .... and it looks like the new U.S. Africom commander does not understand it either.