After taking out Libyan Leader Moammar Gaddafi, Pulitzer Prize winning President Barack Obama warned other Middle East dictators that they could be next.
“For the region, today’s events prove once more that the rule of the iron fist inevitably comes to an end.”
The AFP reported:
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The president, who was criticized by Republicans either for failing to take a more proactive role in the NATO operation in Libya, or for intervening at all, also had a warning for other dictatorial leaders in the Middle East.
“Across the Arab world, citizens have stood up to claim their rights. Youth are delivering a powerful rebuke to dictatorship. And those leaders who try to deny their dignity will not succeed,” he said.
“For the region, today’s events prove once more that the rule of an iron fist inevitably comes to an end.”