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Embattled Syria analyst vouched for rebel group that depicted burning US Capitol (O'Bagy)
FoxNews.com ^ | 9/13/2013

Posted on 09/13/2013 7:13:29 AM PDT by RoosterRedux

Elizabeth O’Bagy, a pro-Syrian opposition analyst whose credibility has come under fire, might have even more explaining to do – as court documents show she once vouched for a rebel group whose website displayed extremist and anti-American images.

Among the pictures was one showing a burning U.S. Capitol.

O’Bagy was fired earlier this week by the Institute for the Study of War for allegedly lying about her academic credentials. Her writings had been used by U.S. officials to bolster their case for military action against the Assad regime.

O’Bagy discussed the rebel group in question in a June 19, 2013 signed affidavit filed in the case of American Eric Harroun, who was indicted for fighting alongside the terror group al-Nusra in Syria.

O’Bagy’s signed declaration, which included a breakdown of rebel groups and their varying degrees of affiliation to Al Qaeda-linked terrorists, was used by Harroun’s defense to argue that the former Army medic had actually fought with a splinter group and not a terrorist one – a group tied to the one O’Bagy described.

In the document, O’Bagy said she had reviewed the apparent Facebook page for the Al Aqsa Islamic Brigades, and found no signs of jihadist leanings.

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1 posted on 09/13/2013 7:13:29 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux

I wonder if she’s sleeping with the enemy.


2 posted on 09/13/2013 7:19:07 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: RoosterRedux

pack up your troubles in your O’Bagy and smile,smile,smile...


3 posted on 09/13/2013 7:23:59 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Saudi intelligence is basically an extension of the CIA.

(to wit, all the hugs and kisses with power figures in the US, Bush and Obama loving their White House Korans, etc.).

Saudi intelligence, along with Qatari and Turkey, were the organizers and funders of the revolution.

2 + 2 = 4.

The Syrian revolution is made in USA.

But sshhhhh, don’t tell anyone. Can’t have the sheeple finding this out. Better they remain idiots, then they’re easier to herd towards war.


4 posted on 09/13/2013 7:34:43 AM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: RoosterRedux

It sounds as if she’s being groomed for the Obama administration.

Maybe Secretary of State when Kerry leaves? Or even better, Secretary of Defense—the first woman to hold that position!

She’s just as qualified as the current occupants.


5 posted on 09/13/2013 7:50:01 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: RoosterRedux

Obama is now agreeing to Putin Demands:

Must see video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpE_xMRiCLE


6 posted on 09/13/2013 8:04:09 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: RoosterRedux

Ahem! That's "Doctor" Genghis O'Bagy to you pal!

7 posted on 09/13/2013 8:09:36 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: RoosterRedux

She simply became *inconvenient* to have around. She’s very fluent in Arabic, researches and writes spiffy reports using CIA-funded software tools from Palantir and Praescient Analytics. She is the best at what she does. There is *no doubt* she now enjoys her own office at CIA or NSA.


8 posted on 09/13/2013 8:09:42 AM PDT by CMB_polarization
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To: CMB_polarization

Probably working directly for John Brennan.


9 posted on 09/13/2013 8:11:40 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: SkyPilot

What’s with Kerry’s right eye. Very droopy of late.


10 posted on 09/13/2013 8:12:20 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: RoosterRedux

O’Bagy worked for ISW, founded by Kimberly Kagan.

Kagan’s brother is McCain adviser, Robert Kagan.

Who is Robert married to? Victoria Nuland, former spokesperson for the United States Department of State. (She was nominated to serve as Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs in May 2013.)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3023686/posts

“Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham were vocal critics of the administration’s messaging after the Benghazi attacks, but on Friday, they issued a laudatory statement about Victoria Nuland”


11 posted on 09/13/2013 8:14:38 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Holy Cow! How incestuous!


12 posted on 09/13/2013 8:18:07 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: RoosterRedux
Before it was his left.

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13 posted on 09/13/2013 8:39:36 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: CMB_polarization

All I know of her is what I had seen very recently in her Fox News appearances speaking on this subject. She always came across as extremely knowledgeable and completely plugged in to many important “inside” Syrian News sources. Never realized that meant that she was pushing an agenda I guess it just went offer my head.

Any of you fine FReepers notice she was beating the war drums?


14 posted on 09/13/2013 8:40:22 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: b4its2late
LOL...what a photo.

That was taken before his formaldehyde injections in his chin.

15 posted on 09/13/2013 8:46:11 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: RoosterRedux
In the document, O’Bagy said she had reviewed the apparent Facebook page for the Al Aqsa Islamic Brigades, and found no signs of jihadist leanings.

What difference, at this point, does it make?

16 posted on 09/13/2013 8:57:02 AM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: RoosterRedux
What’s with Kerry’s right eye. Very droopy of late.

Botox expiration date?

17 posted on 09/13/2013 9:12:51 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("Life is short. It's even shorter if you suggest going out for pizza on your anniversary" Peter Egan)
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To: BwanaNdege

To bad such an ugly big-head could have such great hair though. Doesn’t deserve it!


18 posted on 09/13/2013 9:19:23 AM PDT by Lent
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To: RoosterRedux

Yes... Haha. I think when he was running for Pres.... Ugh, the thought..


19 posted on 09/13/2013 10:11:35 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: SkyPilot

Kerry Dead Eyes. Frightening to look at that mask.


20 posted on 09/13/2013 10:32:26 AM PDT by Marguerite ( When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: SkyPilot

My guess is one is near-sighted and the other far-sighted. He may not have binocular vision. So he may use the “stronger” eye, depending on the distance to the object viewed, to focus with and the other becomes “lazy.”


21 posted on 09/13/2013 10:56:11 AM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: PieterCasparzen

I agree that it’s not just obama. It was going on long before obama was ushered in.


22 posted on 09/13/2013 11:11:05 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: b4its2late

That photo needs to be in the dictionary beside Douche-bag.


23 posted on 09/13/2013 11:32:06 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: Rebelbase

“”That photo needs to be in the dictionary beside Douche-bag””

I have seen multi used douche bags that looked a heck of lot better than that VC lover. Now apologize to all the douche bags out there.

A not on this muzzie lover who is giving all of the lies and bogus info on the rebels. Just par for the Obama course. His administration and this entire government is full of muzzies than need to be given dirt naps. The enemy is inside the wire. Turn your weapons inward and open fire it is a target rich environment. Broken Arrow...I repeat....Broken Arrow....


24 posted on 09/13/2013 12:01:08 PM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: maggief

Wow.


25 posted on 09/13/2013 12:11:32 PM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: Rebelbase
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But true.....

26 posted on 09/13/2013 1:37:04 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Analyst with emphasis on anal.

Feh.


27 posted on 09/13/2013 3:19:24 PM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: b4its2late

Gets even creepier:
The tongue thing.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BZtGf1WY58U&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DBZtGf1WY58U


28 posted on 09/13/2013 8:54:59 PM PDT by capecodder
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To: maggief; RoosterRedux; PieterCasparzen; Cicero; Madame Dufarge
"O’Bagy discussed the rebel group in a question in a June 19, 2013 signed affidavit filed in the case of American Eric Harroun, who was indicted for fighting alongside the terror group al-Nusra in Syria."
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Maggief: Did you read this affadavit?

O'Bagy Affadavit

Fox missed something--- "Previously I was a Senior Research Analyst at the Institute For the Study of War where I specilized in Syrian politicss and security."

Affadavit signed June 19, 2013

Not only did Kimberly Kagan have prior knowledge that O'Bagy did NOT have a PhD, she also knew (sent out?) O'Bagy to propagandize Congress and the MSM with lies about the strength and numbers of Syrian rebel "moderates."

And... to emphasize...what is this?!!!

"Previously I was a Senior Research Analyst at the Institute For the Study of War where I specialized in Syrian politicss and security."

ISW, et al, bear close scrutiny. We now have THREE reasons O'Bagy was thrown under the bus by ISW, not the least of which is that her "research" was being exposed as a lie.

29 posted on 09/18/2013 5:00:11 PM PDT by thouworm (A lawless oligarchy has replaced our Constitution-based govt. Their motto: Catch us if you can.)
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To: thouworm
Article on the Kagans.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/civilian-analysts-gained-petraeuss-ear-while-he-was-commander-in-afghanistan/2012/12/18/290c0b50-446a-11e2-8061-253bccfc7532_story.html
30 posted on 09/18/2013 10:00:59 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: thouworm; hoosiermama; penelopesire; crosslink; RoosterRedux; PieterCasparzen; Cicero; ...

“We now have THREE reasons O’Bagy was thrown under the bus by ISW, not the least of which is that her “research” was being exposed as a lie.”

Interesting. Thanks for the ping, thouworm. Could the FOURTH be tied to the State Department?

O’Bagy was hailed as a ‘brilliant’ researcher but didn’t have the 411 on the Kagan’s? Or, that Robert Kagan is married to State Department’s Victoria Nuland??

Q. Was O’Bagy introduced to Kim Kagan through Nuland?

http://swampland.time.com/2013/09/17/the-rise-and-fall-of-elizabeth-obagy/

O’Bagy graduated from Georgetown with a bachelors degree in Arabic and went to live in Cairo for two years before returning to Washington to seek her masters and PhD from her alma mater in Arabic Studies. At the end of 2011 she began an internship with the Institute.

(snip)

O’Bagy, a registered Democrat who voted twice for Obama, admits now that she was naïve about the Institute and Kim and her husband Fred Kagan.

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/wall-street-journal-elizabeth-obagy-fired-96637.html

Prior to ISW, she received a Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic in Tangier Morocco and studied Arabic at the American University in Cairo.”

http://www.clscholarship.org/about.php

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.


31 posted on 09/19/2013 6:19:56 AM PDT by maggief
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To: PieterCasparzen

———were-——

your tense is wrong.

present tense is correct. are is acrrect

the war of revolution is in process and ongoing


32 posted on 09/19/2013 6:27:51 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: maggief

Let me broaden the question as follows...

Q. Was O’Bagy introduced to Kim Kagan through the State Department (and/or Nuland)?


33 posted on 09/19/2013 6:34:17 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief; thouworm
O’Bagy was hailed as a ‘brilliant’ researcher but didn’t have the 411 on the Kagan’s? Or, that Robert Kagan is married to State Department’s Victoria Nuland??

Yes, she claims she was "naive" about the Kagans, which is laughable at best. How is it even remotely possible that she was unaware of Robert Kagan/Victoria Nuland? She was apparently high up enough on the ISW food chain to be chosen as a public face for them but not privy to what would be the equivalent of water-cooler chat about Kagan and Nuland?

And Kim Kagan, hailed as a super-researcher herself, was duped by O'Bagy's claim the she had been awarded her doctorate. Just took her word for it, don'tcha know.

What a nest of vipers.

34 posted on 09/19/2013 7:54:23 AM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: maggief

Kagan founded the Institute for the Study of War only in 2007; she apparently hired a whole staff of scribblers to generate propaganda. It would not take much for O’Bagy to simply have applied for a job there if she wanted to break into that field.

Kagan’s “Institute” is largely funded by the defense industry, which sees her intimate ties with top military brass as a good thing to toss some money at.

Kagan and her husband were actually key on-site advisors to top generals in Iraq and Afghanistan and were given access to the most secret military intelligence available to the staffs of the generals.

They also actually can use, on the other “end”, their political connections to hold considerable sway over the generals they “advise”.

They are part of the “team” working for new world order that helps create and extend wars.

O’Bagy appears to be simply a member of Kagan’s team that was quite expendable, though, as long as she is loyal I presume she could always switch jobs and continue her “career”. Perhaps her family background is nwo, perhaps not, I have not found much. Either way, at this point, she’s just a scribbling minion.

Kagan is the one who married into the Kagan “Yale” new world order family, who can thus float around and continue working for nwo her whole life, managing the work of others.


35 posted on 09/19/2013 8:18:00 AM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Madame Dufarge

Victoria Nuland attended Brown University (nwo), and married Robert Kagan, who attended Yale like his father Donald.

Nuland’s father, however, also attended Yale.

This puts Victoria up pretty high on the “Yale scale” of new world order, since she’s a Yale child herself and also married a Yale child. This is why she can work at a high level State Department job. Such jobs are reserved for only people considered reliable by new world order (that is, they will cover up anything necessary), so mostly this means at least 2nd generation new world order operatives.

O’Bagy, with her lies about her PhD, is just starting out in her new world order career. She can be used, then, to write lies about something like Syria.

Hawks in Congress used her writings to push for attacking Syria.

Because O’Bagy has her resume lie hanging over her head, she is controllable. And if O’Bagy’s writings get found out as lies, she could simply be outed for lying about her PhD, as she was, which deflects all criticism of Congressmen and the Kagans and their propaganda firm, this “War Institute”, dumps all the criticism on the expendable O’Bagy, who “takes one for the team”.

The “reputation” amongst DC elites and the presss of this “Institute for the Study of War” and the Kagans is what is to be maintained, which is easily done by ditching O’Bagy at this moment. She can be “recycled” and go to work elsewhere and be used again years down the road once these news stories age, but for now she’s “on the bench”.


36 posted on 09/19/2013 8:37:29 AM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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