The American leadership vacuum is a clear and present danger to the health of US citizens. It’s an even more clear opportunity for our foes abroad. WaPo: U.S. remains on the sidelines in Libya’s conflict as Russia extends its reach. “An absence of U.S. leadership in Libya has allowed a dangerous international confrontation to deepen, analysts say, as a spiraling proxy war stokes threats to American economic and security interests and provides Russia a platform to expand its clout in the Mediterranean.”