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Palin slams Obama's actions in Libya, Israel

Former U.S. vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin visits Israel to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, and possibly to polish her foreign policy credentials. After a stop in India, Palin also toured holy sites in Jerusalem's Old City Sunday evening as Israelis celebrated the Jewish festival of Purim.Sarah Palin visits the Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites, in Jerusalem's Old City on March 20, 2011 during a private visit to Israel, her first to the Jewish state. READ MORE: Sarah Palin in Israel to meet Netanyahu
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Updated 12:45 p.m. Eastern Time

Sarah Palin appeared on Fox News' "On the Record" with Greta Van Susteren in Naples, Fla., slamming President Obama on many issues, ranging from his involvement in Israel's zoning issue to his action in Libya.

Palin criticized Obama for his stance on Libya, saying, "We better be in it to win it... 'Win it' means Qaddafi goes and America gets to get on out of there."

The former Alaskan governor told Van Susteren that the President seems to be confused about the goal of America's involvement in Libya. Palin thinks that America needs to get rid of Qaddafi and let the Libyans rebuild their government.

"It's not America's role to be out and about nation building and telling other countries how to live," said Palin.

While Palin doesn't agree with his stance, she thinks the U.S. should help Libyans have a "taste of freedom."

"I think... the president finds himself in a pickle here," said Palin. "It's not a popular thing what he has done, when there isn't clarity in the mission."

Fresh from her two-day "trip of a lifetime" to Israel to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palin told Van Susteren that America needs to "be even stronger in our commitment to help secure Israel."

Palin wants the U.S. to stop intervening in the Palestine-Israel conflict, saying that it should stay out of zoning issues.

"We need to stay out of skirmishes like that and look at the big picture and remind them of our support," said Palin.

When asked what she would do, Palin said she would take the "harder line" and push Palestinians to back off.

"Why aren't we putting our foot down with the other side and telling the Palestinians, 'If you're serious about peace, quit the shellacking and the shelling. Quit the bombing of innocent Israelis,'" said Palin.

*CORRECTION: This post has been changed to reflect errors in the transcription of Palin's comments. The most significant of the three errors was that Palin said she opposes nation building, not that she supports it. CBSNews.com regrets the error.