The Weinberger-Powell Doctrine served the United States well as a set of principles to guide the careful use of the military. Christopher A. Preble, director of foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, argues that President Obama’s incursion into Libya means that this doctrine is officially dead.
Christopher A. Preble is author of The Power Problem: How American Military Dominance Makes Us Less Safe, Less Prosperous, and Less Free. Order your copy at http://store.cato.org.
Video produced by Caleb O. Brown and Austin Bragg.