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Theft of US weapons in Libya involved hundreds of guns, sources say
FOXNEWS ^ | 09/25/13 | Adam Housley

Posted on 09/25/2013 9:00:18 AM PDT by Doogle

EXCLUSIVE: The recent theft of massive amounts of highly sensitive U.S. military equipment from Libya is far worse than previously thought, Fox News has learned, with raiders swiping hundreds of weapons that are now in the hands of militia groups aligned with terror organizations and the Muslim Brotherhood.

The equipment, as Fox News previously reported, was used for training in Libya by U.S. Special Forces. The training team, which was funded by the Pentagon, has since been pulled, partly in response to the overnight raids last August.

According to State Department and military sources, dozens of highly armored vehicles called GMV's, provided by the United States, are now missing. The vehicles feature GPS navigation as well as various sets of weapon mounts and can be outfitted with smoke-grenade launchers. U.S. Special Forces undergo significant training to operate these vehicles. Fox News is told the vehicles provided to the Libyans are now gone.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: banglist; corruption; democrats; kerry; libya; obama; odungo
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"at this point what does it matter?"
1 posted on 09/25/2013 9:00:18 AM PDT by Doogle
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To: Chode

ping


2 posted on 09/25/2013 9:00:46 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

They were “gifted” not stolen under the order of the Obama Adminstration


3 posted on 09/25/2013 9:02:16 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Doogle

Barry is still gun running to the enemy.


4 posted on 09/25/2013 9:04:59 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Who am I to judge homosexuals? That's what the Tony Awards are for.)
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To: Bigtigermike
"They were “gifted” not stolen under the order of the Obama Adminstration"

I think you are correct. This sounds like an Obama plan coming together to allow advanced weaponry to fall into the hands of the radical Islamists who Obama has been so trying to help to establish the Greater Caliphate.

5 posted on 09/25/2013 9:06:04 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Bigtigermike

“They were “gifted” not stolen”

Yep. Plus, if the arms are stolen then it was not illegal for Obama to “give” them.

All of this is insane.


6 posted on 09/25/2013 9:07:22 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: Bigtigermike

Yep!


7 posted on 09/25/2013 9:08:25 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Doogle

Well, I’ll third the motion. Obama turned the country over to the terrorists in the first place, after helping them murder Kaddafi. And he has given a lot more than just guns. All kinds of useful weapons.

When it came to a choice between the Muslim Arab terrorists and the Black Africans, Obama chose the terrorists. Black Africans will be paying a heavy price for many years, as the Muslims move south again in their perpetual effort to burn churches and enslave children.


8 posted on 09/25/2013 9:09:27 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Doogle

Obama’s bloody transfer of US weapons to al Qaeda
will eventually come home to “roost” in American malls,
murdering tens of thousands
(like in Boston and New York and more, still ignored
and long forgotten).


9 posted on 09/25/2013 9:10:48 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Doogle

On the bright side, the extremists don’t have the training that’s required....uh, do they?


10 posted on 09/25/2013 9:11:43 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Doogle

It’s probably OK since their Walmarts and gun shops probably can’t get ammo either.


11 posted on 09/25/2013 9:12:06 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Bigtigermike

True. I recall a top secret reconnaissance drone gifted to Iran some time back. A drone that 0bama made no effort to destroy or retrieve, either.


12 posted on 09/25/2013 9:12:22 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Cicero

Hey, a little rape, murder and plunder never hurt anybody important.


13 posted on 09/25/2013 9:13:05 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Doogle

“Stolen” my ass, they were given to them at the orders of the occupier of the White House.


14 posted on 09/25/2013 9:15:06 AM PDT by sport
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To: Doogle

The team was TOO effective, getting good perp snatch info.

So the higher ups arranged for this oh-so-unfortunate theft.

This was is politically safer for our corrupt leadership.

This theft was SUPPOSED to happen.


15 posted on 09/25/2013 9:18:08 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: Doogle

us arms given to the muslim brotherhood under the guise of being stolen...


16 posted on 09/25/2013 9:21:32 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Doogle

This should not matter one iota to the traitor in the WH. He has shrugged off Fast and Furious. Shrugged off his waiving the restriction on giving weapons to terrorists. He’s not held to account to anything or anyone, so why not? Oh, and by the way, the Republicans (and Dems) that don’t move a muscle to stop this thug-in-thief are just as complicit, just as traitorous, and should perp-walked out of the Capitol in chains.


17 posted on 09/25/2013 9:22:10 AM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: Noamie

“Plus, if the arms are stolen then it was not illegal for Obama to “give” them.”

You’re right. All planned out.

What was that McCain was saying about ‘nothing to be afraid of with him as President’? Guess he was really talking to the Brotherhood.


18 posted on 09/25/2013 9:22:47 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: Doogle

Don’t worry folks. These are just being used to find out who the real bad guys are. They’re being tracked...

It all started under the Bush administration! /s


19 posted on 09/25/2013 9:23:11 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: Doogle

at least they didn’t fall into the hands of some radical tea party members.

/sarc


20 posted on 09/25/2013 9:23:36 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Must have been, because I sure wasn’t buying it.


21 posted on 09/25/2013 9:23:40 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: Doogle

They probably were not stolen. They were most likely supplied by Obama.


22 posted on 09/25/2013 9:24:10 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Bigtigermike

No doubt this was Gifted to the Terrorists.

No wonder all the African Generals were canned. This kind of Treason takes planning.


23 posted on 09/25/2013 9:30:54 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Bigtigermike

Gifted is right. First, hussein said he would get his own army and if we brought knives, he’d bring guns and he’s been training it all along. Then hussein sent them billions in tax dollars. Then he set them up in the administration and head of government departments. Then he bought up contract after contract of foodstuffs and ammo. Then he set up more FEMA facilites with row upon row of coffins. Then the scandals. Then an entire warehouse of ammo disappeared and then a warehouse of weapons. Now, it’s vechicles which are a bit difficult to sneak off with in your back pocket. Nope, don’t worry yourselves. Nothing to see. Move along.


24 posted on 09/25/2013 9:34:41 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Doogle

OK. Let’s see the court martial. One of my Soldiers on ammo guard misplaced a magazine with three .45 rounds in it for two hours and it was like a nuclear bomb had gone off. Somebody loses armored vehicles and they can’t be found? Where’s the court martial?


25 posted on 09/25/2013 9:35:15 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Doogle

PEOPLE . . . WHEN IS ENOUGH ENOUGH?

WHEN WILL YOU, THE VOTERS WAKE THE H3LL UP?


26 posted on 09/25/2013 9:35:33 AM PDT by rhubarbk (It's official, I'm suffering from Obama fatigue!)
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To: blueunicorn6

The worst part is that among the “lost” equipment were 100+ night vision goggles. One of the main advantages we have always had over our enemies is our ability to fight in the dark because of our night vision capabilities.

Now, we are not alone.

The NVG’s combined with the reflex sights on the “missing” M4 rifles will allow the bad guys to shoot and kill their targets in total darkness.


27 posted on 09/25/2013 9:51:14 AM PDT by CaptainKip
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To: Doogle

Anyone call OnStar? Surely, with GPS, they can’t be that hard to find.
Oh, nevermind.


28 posted on 09/25/2013 9:52:12 AM PDT by Fireone (Impeach and imprison, NOW! Treason and murder are still crimes.)
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To: Fireone

no one has given the orders yet....


29 posted on 09/25/2013 9:56:30 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

Correct, and since they were a gift, no one will be looking for them.


30 posted on 09/25/2013 9:59:46 AM PDT by Fireone (Impeach and imprison, NOW! Treason and murder are still crimes.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Sounds about right.


31 posted on 09/25/2013 10:00:17 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: CaptainKip

Yep. Why did we have Special Forces training people in Libya? This is the country that couldn’t protect our Ambassador and hasn’t been able to find the thugs that murdered four Americans. I think this might have been ransom paid to Libyan thugs. Has anybody seen those 30+ people from the second facility in Benghazi? It would be just like the chickens**t Democrats to lose some of our people to kidnappers and then pay off the kidnappers and say “Oops! We lost a bunch of stuff.”


32 posted on 09/25/2013 10:08:15 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Bigtigermike

I expect “gifted” is the right word. Otherwise they would have been destroyed from the air before the next day was over-——assuming the story is true at all. The whole notion that we were training troops for a barely functioning gov’t is a little wobbly at best. It could mostly be explained with some version of a wet dream had by Hillary, not a version of reality.


33 posted on 09/25/2013 10:08:33 AM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Doogle
Maybe it's all a genius plot on Obama's part to solve our immigration and islamic terrorism problems, by sending massive arms to both Mexico and Libya and then letting them fight each other to the death.

I wonder where he's going to put the Mexican/Libyan war front?

34 posted on 09/25/2013 11:18:30 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead

Chicago


35 posted on 09/25/2013 11:21:54 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

sawatdee krap

the U.S. Mil needs to change this entire parameter ASAP

the guys in the tree suits know what to do . Just do it


36 posted on 09/25/2013 11:54:48 AM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Doogle
"the U.S.-developed training camp on the outskirts of Tripoli has now been taken over by one of these militia groups who are hoarding weapons, sources said. The worry is this camp, abandoned by U.S. trainers within the last month, is being used in preparation for an attack on the new Libyan government."

Bomb the F*** out of it. Jeez.

37 posted on 09/25/2013 12:11:41 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Ted Cruz for President!)
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To: Doogle

I was thinking Miami might be more of a midpoint, but Chicago does have awesome symbolism, and nobody would even notice if we dropped another war on that town.


38 posted on 09/25/2013 12:12:55 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Doogle

The weapons are right where Obama and McCain wanted them to be to begin with. Simple treason.


39 posted on 09/25/2013 1:28:39 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Diogenesis

What will have to happen here in America before something is done? Mall killings by Somalis? Muslims screaming “Thank God!”, er, I mean “Allah Akbar!” as they decapitate children? Muslims using suicide bombers in our Christian churches?


40 posted on 09/25/2013 1:31:11 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Doogle
it will never stop... my hate for the boy knows no bounds
41 posted on 09/25/2013 2:45:27 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Doogle
and yet...

US signs treaty to regulate global arms trading

42 posted on 09/25/2013 2:47:28 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

...if there was ever an example of no one knowing what is going on...it’s this administration


43 posted on 09/25/2013 2:49:36 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle
100%
44 posted on 09/25/2013 2:53:53 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

any ANY..other president would have either resigned or have been thrown out of office after what this clown has done...


45 posted on 09/25/2013 3:02:06 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle
his racecard is worn so thin, it's more transparent than the administration...
46 posted on 09/25/2013 3:27:18 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Doogle

But was this really a theft? Or did the Fed.gov GIVE the enemy the weapons, as they did in Operation Fast and Furious, and as they are now doing, in Syria? Of course, in the infamous words of Hillary Clinton: “What difference does it make?” LOL!!


47 posted on 09/25/2013 6:56:00 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: Doogle
Between them, federal, state and local law enforcement does this all the time. So?
48 posted on 09/25/2013 11:54:45 PM PDT by ExSoldier (Stand up and be counted... OR LINE UP AND BE NUMBERED...)
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To: Doogle
I doubt they were stolen they were a gift from Obama and his friends.
49 posted on 09/26/2013 9:15:13 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Truth29

And when they are used on American soil to kill dozens of innocent women, children and men? What then? Can we send Obama to prison then?


50 posted on 09/26/2013 11:10:10 AM PDT by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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