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  • Leslie H. Gelb, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, said there is no "clear-headed policy thinking" evident in the administration's decision, noting that Mr. Obama is not likely to replicate his action against dictatorships in Saudi Arabia or Bahrain, which are friendly to the U.S.

    Obama: 'Tyranny lifted' from Libya with Gadhafi's death →

  • "I'm worried about terrorists having more of a free rein there," said Mr. Gelb, citing reports that terrorists are helping themselves to the stockpile of weapons from the Gadhafi regime.

    Obama: 'Tyranny lifted' from Libya with Gadhafi's death →

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