History Flashback: Reagan Explains Decision to Bomb Libya in Response to Gadhafi Terror Attack – Video 4/15/1986

Here’s a history flashback to April 15, 1986, when President Ronald Reagan ordered the bombing of Libyan Dictator Moammar Gadhafi in response to Gadhafi’s direct order to carry out a terrorist bombing in Germany that killed two U.S. Soldiers, and wounded 50 others at a nightclub. Reagan ordered the bombing of Tripoli, and was roundly criticized for it by Democrats and those on the Left. Reagan ordered the attack without seeking Congressional approval in advance.

Below is video showing the aftermath of the U.S. attack which may have killed Gadhafi’s adopted daughter (there is some debate about that), but which did not manage to kill him.

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