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John McCain Says U.S. Should Have Used More Force in Libya

John McCain Says U.S. Should Have Used More Force in Libya

"As [Obama] is gradually changing, people are dying on the ground in Libya..."

Republican Sen. John McCain says the fighting in Libya might be over by now if the U.S. had used greater force against Moammar Gadhafi.  McCain is one of the strongest proponents in Congress of military intervention in Libya. He told "Fox News Sunday" that NATO is stepping up attacks but that he's still not satisfied. McCain said:

"This thing could have been over a long time ago if we had brought the full weight of American air power to bear on him."

The former 2008 presidential candidate believes that the United States' slow movement is putting innocent lives in danger:

"...people are dying on the ground in Libya and they wouldn't have to if we were using all of U.S. airpower and the abilities and the unique capabilities that the United States military has. And, unfortunately, we are not."

NATO warplanes pounded Gadhafi's compound in Tripoli on Saturday. Watch McCain's words below:

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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