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US Sen. Sherrod Brown: No Ground Troops In Libya

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said U.S. involvment in Libya must be limited and short term. "I note all this with caution. I think that this really reiterates to me that we need to get out of Afghanistan starting in July as the President said," Brown said. "Whatever happens in Libya has to be short term. We should not commit ground troops." As part of a coalition, the U.S. used B-2 stealth bombers and more than 120 Tomahawk cruise missiles to destroy Libyan military installations and equipment. Brown said Moammer Gadhafi has been "bad news" for a longtime, but any effort at Gadhafi's removal must have broad support. "I would only support any action if its agreed to by some in the Arab world and our allies in Europe, both," Brown said. Brown made his comments following an appearance in Columbus. He said he'll seek re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2012.