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Obama Sees Libya ‘Stalemate,’ Qaddafi’s Eventual Departure

Forces loyal to Muammar Qaddafi shelled Libya’s rebel-held coastal city of Misrata as U.S. President Barack Obama said the conflict has become a “stalemate on the ground militarily.”

Qaddafi is “getting squeezed” in many ways, Obama said in an interview with the Associated Press. “I think over the long term, Qaddafi will go and we will be successful.”