Skip to comments.U.S. warns Libyan rebels to get their act together
Posted on 08/01/2011 8:30:40 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
Libyan rebels carry the coffin of assassinated Army Chief Abdel Fatah Younis on July 29 in Benghazi, Libya.
Even as it prepares to hand over the Libyan embassy in Washington to the rebel government, the State Department is warning the Transitional National Council to get its act together.
An administration official told CNN the United States has warned the TNC that this is a "do-or-die moment" for the organization to carry out a credible and thorough investigation of the killing of its military commander, Abdel Fatah Younis. Last week's mysterious assassination has raised concerns that it might have been carried out by feuding groups within the rebels themselves.
"We do welcome the Transitional National Council's move to set up an impartial committee that will investigate the incident and we look forward to hearing the results," deputy spokesman Mark Toner told reporters Monday. "It's important that, given the fluidness of the situation on the ground, that the Transitional National Council work to ensure that it takes the right kinds of actions, such as an investigation into the death, and sends a clear and transparent message that they speak on behalf of the Libyan opposition and the Libyan people and that they are diligently carrying out their mandate."
The TNC has been rocked by internal divisions, with rival rebel groups battling each other. The divisions create a dilemma for the Obama administration, which recognized the rebel movement based in Benghazi as Libya's rightful government on July 15 at an international meeting on Libya in Istanbul. The move, done in coordination with the international community, paves the way for the United States to reopen the embassy, accredit diplomats and unfreeze billions of dollars in frozen assets.
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Get on over there, obozo, and show them how!
Cardinal4 tells the US government to get It’s act together..
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>Even as it prepares to hand over the Libyan embassy in Washington to the rebel government
You have got to be kidding. Giving the terrorists and moonbat crazy muzzy murderers an embassy seat is a bridge too far.
America has lost its rudder and is adrift heading into a major storm.
Yes, you’re right. And sadly, Ubama is a result of having no rudder, in addition to being a contributor.
Good work, Oboma - NOT!
Obomas war is going to last forever. These people live to kill. Killing over there is like a 7th century hobby.
I think it's time we pulled out of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya. Oboma has lost control of all three. We should just leave and let Allah sort it all out.
That’s what I was going to post.
Articles like this make me feel much better about the potential cut in our military come Dec 2011.
Getting their act together, huh, be easier to herd cats.
Back someone who you don’t know. Then tell them to get it together. If they don’t get it together what’s obama going to do? Flip back to Ghaddafi?
Nah. He'll try to blame in on wealthy Americans or the Tea Party.
0bama’s Jihadis aren’t living up to Hopey Changey!
And let’s not forget that Hillary at the State Department loves Muslim terrorists too. Just in case Obama drops out and hillary drops in at some point.
Libyan rebels step up purge against Gaddafi loyalists
Opposition officials said that at least 63 members of a militia suspected of acting as a "fifth column" for the Libyan leader had been rounded up.
Wait till the Libyans read this:
“Mexico is seeing the greatest economic middle class expansion in it’s history, and their unemployment levels are roughly HALF what ours in America are. Still think President Obama is improving our image on the international stage?”
...or we will keep dithering around in an unnecessary war we should have finished months ago with a bomb up Kadaffy's a$$.
Or what? We will bomb them too? Not that I object.
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