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Author Topic: Benghazi could have been prevented if US hadn't 'switched sides in War on Terror  (Read 222 times)
Roger Bacon
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« on: April 23, 2014, 02:05:22 PM »

 Shocked Shocked Shocked

Like the situation with Syria where our government so desperately wanted to fight alongside al-Qaeda?

Benghazi attack could have been prevented if US hadn't 'switched sides in the War on Terror' and allowed $500 MILLION of weapons to reach al-Qaeda militants, reveals damning report

  • Citizens Committee on Benghazi claims the US government allowed arms to flow to al-Qaeda-linked militants who opposed Muammar Gaddafi
  • Their rise to power, the group says, led to the Benghazi attack in 2012
  • The group claims the strongman Gaddafi offered to abdicate his presidency, but the US refused to broker his peaceful exit
  • The commission, part of the center-right Accuracy In Media group, concluded that the Benghazi attack was a failed kidnapping plot
  • US Ambassador Chris Stevens was to be captured and traded for 'blind sheikh' Omar Abdel-Rahman, who hatched the 1993 WTC bombing plot

By David Martosko, U.s. Political Editor

Published: 15:09 EST, 22 April 2014 | Updated: 09:53 EST, 23 April 2014

The Citizens Commission on Benghazi, a self-selected group of former top military officers, CIA insiders and think-tankers, declared Tuesday in Washington that a seven-month review of the deadly 2012 terrorist attack has determined that it could have been prevented if the U.S. hadn't been helping to arm al-Qaeda militias throughout Libya a year earlier.

'The United States switched sides in the war on terror with what we did in Libya, knowingly facilitating the provision of weapons to known al-Qaeda militias and figures,' Clare Lopez, a member of the commission and a former CIA officer, told MailOnline.

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« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2014, 02:09:39 PM »

Our foreign policy has been so retarded you just gotta laugh.

One minute we are vigorously arming/aiding one group...then we end up fighting them...then we want to go back to sending them arms...then they use those arms against us..its like a giant cycle of idiocy.

This is what happens when you feel you have to be involved with everything, everywhere, with everyone, at all times.
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Team Fiorina!

« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2014, 12:11:14 PM »

It's what happens when leadership bases foreign policy on "polls".
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