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Benghazi attack could have been prevented if US hadn't 'switched sides in the War on Terror'...
Daily Mail ^ | April 22, 2014 | DAVID MARTOSKO

Posted on 04/22/2014 5:24:46 PM PDT by maggief

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.

She blamed the Obama administration for failing to stop half of a $1 billion United Arab Emirates arms shipment from reaching al-Qaeda-linked militants.

'Remember, these weapons that came into Benghazi were permitted to enter by our armed forces who were blockading the approaches from air and sea,' Lopez claimed. 'They were permitted to come in. ... [They] knew these weapons were coming in, and that was allowed..

'The intelligence community was part of that, the Department of State was part of that, and certainly that means that the top leadership of the United States, our national security leadership, and potentially Congress – if they were briefed on this – also knew about this.'

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: alqaeda; benghazi; benghazicoverup; citizenscommission; clarelopez; libya; obamaalqaeda; rogeraronoff
Full title: 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
1 posted on 04/22/2014 5:24:46 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

http://www.aim.org/benghazi/members-of-the-ccb/

Citizens’ Commission on Benghazi

Members of the CCB
Roger Aronoff (Editor, Accuracy in Media)
Capt. Larry Bailey, (SEAL), USN (Ret.)
Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth Benway, U.S. Army Special Forces (Retired)
Col. Dick Brauer Jr., USAF (Ret.)
Lt. Col. Dennis B. Haney, USAF (Ret.)
B/Gen. Charles Jones, USAF (Ret.)
Clare Lopez, former CIA officer
Admiral James Lyons (Ret.)
General Thomas McInerney (Ret.)
Col. Wayne Morris USMC (Ret.)
Chet Nagle
John A. Shaw
Kevin Shipp, former CIA officer
Wayne Simmons, former CIA officer
General Paul Vallely (Ret.)
Former Congressman and Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Allen West


2 posted on 04/22/2014 5:25:35 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

They should have said that some trespassing cattle were eating the grass. The Feds would have been all over it./s


3 posted on 04/22/2014 5:27:41 PM PDT by TsonicTsunami08 (SEND BITCOIN 1CYfujvffxKKPHKvrQvLP3CDb3Z5Lu7LwM)
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To: maggief

This was going to be on the ABC Evening News, but it was much more important to devote 14 minutes to the Royal Clinton Baby.


4 posted on 04/22/2014 5:30:08 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: maggief

Look at the bright side. America got its first “black” president! We didn’t know he was a charter member of Friends of al Qaeda.


5 posted on 04/22/2014 5:30:24 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: maggief

6 posted on 04/22/2014 5:37:53 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: maggief
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

Just part of Obama's & Hillary's escalation of their war on America. Nothing to see here. Move along.

7 posted on 04/22/2014 5:38:18 PM PDT by Perseverando (Obamanation: It's ALL about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: maggief

IMPEACH OBAMA NOW


8 posted on 04/22/2014 5:43:11 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Its my freedom. YES. I will be keeping it.)
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To: maggief
Benghazi attack could have been prevented if US hadn't 'switched sides in the War on Terror'...

What a nice way to put it, it's usually called a "double cross".

I bet Chris Stevens wishes that the US didn't double cross pretty much everybody.

9 posted on 04/22/2014 5:45:23 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: maggief
"..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."

gee, ya think...

10 posted on 04/22/2014 5:46:05 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: maggief

The Benghazi attack wouldn’t have happened if we hadn’t gotten involved in Libya in the first place.


11 posted on 04/22/2014 5:47:35 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: maggief

Without treason, Benghazi would never have happened.


12 posted on 04/22/2014 5:52:50 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: maggief

Actually, it could have been prevented if Secretary Clinton hadn’t recalled the Rapid Response Team that was begging to go to the victims’ relief.

And now she wants to be president, so she can do in America what she did in Benghazi.

Good luck, America.


13 posted on 04/22/2014 5:53:20 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: maggief
Benghazi attack could have been prevented if US hadn't 'switched sides in the War on Terror'...

IOWs elected 0bama.

14 posted on 04/22/2014 6:02:53 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: maggief

this story needs to go far and wide

joe citizen doesnt realize that the fedgov is now actually supporting the terrorists of 9-11

our boys bled to stop those terrorists... and now we support them.

how that not treason from the highest level is beyond me. it’s all the proof you need that 0bammy is a muslim loving traitor


15 posted on 04/22/2014 6:06:00 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: hoosiermama; WildHighlander57; LucyT; Liz; Nachum; null and void; thouworm; crosslink

Ping!


16 posted on 04/22/2014 6:20:51 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Some real solid names on that Commission, patriots all.


17 posted on 04/22/2014 6:22:21 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: maggief

They were murdered with American bullets. We knew this.


18 posted on 04/22/2014 6:30:31 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: cripplecreek
One of the movie channels, HBO or Showtime is running a documentary that portrays the downfall of Qaddafi as a good thing. They gloss over the changes he made and claimed he would have committed more acts of terror if he lived. It portrays Libya as better off with Qaddafi gone. I know Qaddafi was scum but he was scum we could control. He needed the West to survive.
19 posted on 04/22/2014 7:45:56 PM PDT by peeps36 (Save The Tortoise And Kill The People)
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To: cripplecreek
One of the movie channels, HBO or Showtime is running a documentary that portrays the downfall of Qaddafi as a good thing. They gloss over the changes he made and claimed he would have committed more acts of terror if he lived. It portrays Libya as better off with Qaddafi gone. I know Qaddafi was scum but he was scum we could control. He needed the West to survive.
20 posted on 04/22/2014 7:46:07 PM PDT by peeps36 (Save The Tortoise And Kill The People)
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To: maggief

That’s what happens when you elect an anti-American president.

If you’re America’s enemy, Barack Hussein Obama is your friend.


21 posted on 04/22/2014 8:54:08 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: maggief

Never forget. Never give up.

I have a dream - of Barak Obama impeached, convicted and jailed.


22 posted on 04/23/2014 4:47:38 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o

Bump!

Had that dream since his coronation.


23 posted on 04/23/2014 5:38:53 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!)
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