He's following a precedent set by Ronald Reagan in 1986<quoted text>
Did the boy president, nobama, ognore international law when he ordered bombing strikes on Libya, strikes that killed women and children? Did nobama even have US congressional approval for the strikes on Libya? Or maybe just another example of the power of his phone and his pen?
1986: US launches air strikes on Libya
At least 100 people have died after USA planes bombed targets in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, and the Benghazi region.
Around 66 American jets, some of them flying from British bases launched an attack at around 0100hrs on Monday.
The White House spokesman, Larry Speakes, has said that the strike was directed at key military sites but reports suggest that missiles also hit Bin Ashur, a densely populated suburb in the capital.
Colonel Muamar Gaddafi residential compound took a direct hit that killed Hanna Gaddafi, the adopted baby daughter of the Libyan leader.