The Heat: US cycle of war?

The Heat

The U.S. launches airstrikes in Libya in the global fight against ISIL. With this latest military strategy, is the U.S. finding itself in a cycle of war?

The newest air campaign in Libya is the latest in a long line of U.S. military action around the world– From Syria to Iraq and now Libya, the U.S. is using its military might to support stability. But critics worry it’s just creating more conflict.

For a timeline of American military involvement in the region, CCTV America’s Roee Ruttenberg reports.
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To discuss the legacy of U.S. military involvement in the Middle East:

  • Bill Reggio, senior fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
  • William Binney, former technical director of the U.S. National Security Agency, turned whistle-blower against intrusive surveillance practices.
  • Hussein Ibish, senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine.