Obama Says Europe Plays Vital Role On World Stage
by: Scott Horsley, NPR, May 25, 2011 2:05:00 pm
President Obama told Britain's Parliament Wednesday that Europe has an "indispensible" role to play - promoting freedom and prosperity around the world. That role is on display in Libya, where NATO has taken the lead in battling the forces of Moammar Gadhafi. Both the president and British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to keep up the pressure on Gadhafi to step aside. But Obama stopped short of committing additional U.S. military forces.