Skip to comments.Obama 'cancelled missions to kill bin Laden 3X after getting cold feet - until Hillary stepped in
Posted on 08/20/2012 11:03:00 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch
Barack Obama cancelled three operations to kill Osama bin Laden before finally going ahead with the mission at the insistence of Hillary Clinton, according to a new book.
The explosive allegation is contained in an expose by journalist Rich Miniter, who argues that the White Houses carefully-crafted narrative of Obama as a decisive leader who dispatched the al-Qaeda leader despite the doubts of advisers is a myth.
Leading from Behind: The Reluctant President and the Advisors Who Decide for Him will be published on Tuesday. Excerpts have been viewed by Mail Online.
Miniter, a former Wall Street Journal, Washington Times and Sunday Times of London journalist, cites an unnamed source within Joint Special Operations Command as revealing that three kill missions were cancelled by Obama in January, February and March 2011.
Bin Laden was eventually killed by US Navy SEALs inside his compound in Abbotobad, Pakistan in May 2011.
At the start of his presidency, Miniter writes, Obama was studiously undecided about whether to kill the mastermind of 9/11. He refused to weigh in or commit himself on even small matters related to a possible strike on bin Laden.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
Just in time to dump him at the convention!
There are two reasons that Hillary would have turned down the V.P. job. One is that she didn’t want to be associated with the landslide defeat. The other is that she is positioning to get Obama dumped at the convention.
There does seem to be a turning of the MSM against Obama and some references like this story which tout Hillary.
Dishonorable Disclosures (22:00 Youtube video)
Special Operations (OPSEC) (website to get involved)
Even the McClatchy News/Sacramento Bee had a most favorable major story about Romney and his many charitable acts as a Mormon bishop. Quite a turn for them.
who’s going to make him leave?
“Leading From Hillary’s Behind” (there’s enough cover there for the whole administration)
Evita could be the cure that kills.
There’s a third reason too: she wants to run for Pres in 2016 and doesn’t want to be as closely tied to Obummer as a VP would be.
Can’t say I’m surprised that Hillary has more balls than Obama or for that matter a lot of people in his administration.
Can you really believe that the Dems would dump Obama in Charlotte at Hillary’s behest? There would be a street reaction that would make 68 Chicago look like a Tea Party Rally. Also if the Clintons had the power to do this, we’d not have Obama as POTUS. We’d have Hillary. She was to be crowned in 08 and Obama beat her like a rug. Is she angry? Of course. Can she do anything about it? No!!! It will be Obama and the Media vs Romney without 20% of his vote, as they are unwilling to back him. Result? 4 More Years!! After that 2016 won’t matter a bit.
You mean she does something else?
NO, the second reason Hillary didn't want to replace Biden is that should Obama win, she'd be tied to the RAT administration that ensured another democRAT would not be elected until the next century.
So much for that “3am phone call” debate from 4 yrs ago...who wone that again???
So much for that “3am phone call” debate from 4 yrs ago...who won that again???
Would not surprise me in the least. Look, the Clintons, as wrong as they are, do, I believe, love this country and hate its enemies. Obama does neither.
Leading From Hillarys Behind
Good thing my mouth was empty when I read your post or I’d be cleaning my monitor right now...
Not the only thing he does from behind...
Never gonna happen! The backlas from the black community would be horrendous. The rats would lose the black vote over night.
Plus you have to remember that Hillary had her own close call when her husband refused to accept Osama when the Ethiopians offered. Had to send Sandy Pants Burger in to destroy the evidence.
Whomever it was, it wasn’t Hussein that gave that particular order. However, he owns the order that shot down the SEALs.
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