Obama: Military Action Against Libya Possible

Speaking after a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, President Barack Obama said the U.S. and its NATO allies are still considering a military response to violence in Libya.

Obama sending a very clear message. It is their choice to make, and they will be held responsible for whatever violence continues to take place in Libya.

We stand for democracy and we stand observance of human rights.
— President Barack Obama

NATO is consulting in Brussels on a wide range of options, including military options.

$15 million (USD) to organizations on the ground in Libya for humanitarian aid.