Libya Kinetics Extended in Senate Foreign Relations Committee Vote - Yahoo! NewsCOMMENTARY | If you asked an American why the U.S. is involved in Libya, you'd likely get a blank stare, even from military hawks. Outside of Congress, where discontent is building, there is little dialogue with Americans about the conflict in Libya and none attempted.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates was at a loss to explain why we are in Libya, saying the U.S. had no strategic interest there.
Out of curiosity, I asked the question in Yahoo "Answers," a Q-and-A site where question topics range from the mysterious to the serious, and so do the answers.