Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, a California Republican and Marine combat veteran who served tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, says President Obama made the right choice in attacking Libya to impose a no-fly zone and aid rebels seeking to overthrow Col. Moammar Gadhafi.
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