The main goal for the air strikes was to become the Libyan Sirte - the birthplace of the former leader of the country, Muammar Gaddafi. Currently, the city is hosted by bandits.
“The administration showed little enthusiasm,” an unnamed Pentagon official admitted to the publication.
Earlier, French and Italian leaders made belligerent statements about readiness for intervention in Libya. In this regard, "some representatives of the Pentagon believe that President Barack Obama would like to see these countries at the head of this military campaign," the newspaper notes.