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U.S. warns Libyan rebels to get their act together
CNN ^ | August 1, 2011 | Elise Labott and Jill Dougherty

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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TOPICS: Breaking News
KEYWORDS: 0bamadaysnotweeks; 0bamaleadsfromhisass; 0bamawar; barrysquagmire; daysnotweeks; endlessgolfweekends; libya; nato; noflyzone; obama; obamadaysnotweeks; obamaswar; quagmire; warforoil; warpowers

1 posted on 08/01/2011 8:30:42 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

Get on over there, obozo, and show them how!


2 posted on 08/01/2011 8:32:49 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: MinorityRepublican

Cardinal4 tells the US government to get It’s act together..


3 posted on 08/01/2011 8:33:20 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Sauron/Sarumon 2012; it couldn't be any worse..)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


4 posted on 08/01/2011 8:39:40 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: MinorityRepublican
What an embarrassment this is to Obama. He should come to Kennebunkport and ask for some war advice.
5 posted on 08/01/2011 8:41:16 PM PDT by tsowellfan ( Obamanomic Wreckovery - How's That Change Working For Ya?)
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To: MinorityRepublican

>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.


6 posted on 08/01/2011 8:46:54 PM PDT by soycd
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To: soycd

Yes, you’re right. And sadly, Ubama is a result of having no rudder, in addition to being a contributor.


7 posted on 08/01/2011 8:48:41 PM PDT by Protoss
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To: MinorityRepublican
with rival rebel groups battling each other.

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.

8 posted on 08/01/2011 8:50:04 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: soycd

That’s what I was going to post.


9 posted on 08/01/2011 8:51:35 PM PDT by griswold3 (Character is Destiny)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Articles like this make me feel much better about the potential cut in our military come Dec 2011.


10 posted on 08/01/2011 8:52:04 PM PDT by mlocher (Is it time to cash in before I am taxed out?)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Getting their act together, huh, be easier to herd cats.


11 posted on 08/01/2011 8:58:59 PM PDT by razorback-bert (Some days it's not worth chewing through the straps.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

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?


12 posted on 08/01/2011 9:03:04 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: Terry Mross
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.

13 posted on 08/01/2011 9:08:09 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: MinorityRepublican

0bama’s Jihadis aren’t living up to Hopey Changey!


14 posted on 08/01/2011 9:12:08 PM PDT by TigersEye (No dark sarcasm in the press room ... Hey!, Barry!, leave them bills alone.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

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.


15 posted on 08/01/2011 9:15:24 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: MinorityRepublican
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.


16 posted on 08/01/2011 9:16:21 PM PDT by TigersEye (No dark sarcasm in the press room ... Hey!, Barry!, leave them bills alone.)
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To: dynachrome

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?”

http://townhall.com/columnists/kevinmccullough/2011/07/31/is_obama_or_mexico_worse_on_unemployment/page/2


17 posted on 08/01/2011 9:28:53 PM PDT by haroldeveryman
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To: MinorityRepublican
U.S. warns Libyan rebels to get their act together...

...or we will keep dithering around in an unnecessary war we should have finished months ago with a bomb up Kadaffy's a$$.

18 posted on 08/01/2011 9:32:52 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: MinorityRepublican
This whole thing is so sad... Obama is incredibly incompetent.
19 posted on 08/01/2011 9:39:15 PM PDT by norcal joe
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To: MinorityRepublican

Or what? We will bomb them too? Not that I object.


20 posted on 08/01/2011 10:00:28 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: concerned about politics

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.

**************************

I am convinced he wants our troops marooned over there, if not ground down by attrition and moronic ROEs.


21 posted on 08/01/2011 10:02:55 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: dynachrome

Barry will have a whistle and some toughly worded signs.

That will show them!!!


22 posted on 08/01/2011 10:05:38 PM PDT by Carling (At some point, those surrounding Obama have to realize that they are working for a psychopath)
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To: Cicero
Neither Hillary, Zer0, or NATO have been exactly like Pattons going up against Gaddafi. Of course, the “rebel” forces aren't exactly crack troops — even by Arab standards. (That, plus 149 tons of gold buys Gaddafi a lot of loyalty.)

If Bamster and Hillary! want to win, perhaps they need to get on the ground and demonstrate true leadership. Lead from the front; lead by example; don't be in the rear with the gear, people!

23 posted on 08/01/2011 10:07:28 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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To: MinorityRepublican

OMG. I bet they are skeered.


24 posted on 08/01/2011 10:17:17 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: MinorityRepublican

The muslim American dictator demands his muslim bros in Libya “get their act together.”

If this weren’t so puketified, as it is petrified, it would be comicidal.


25 posted on 08/01/2011 10:31:58 PM PDT by takenoprisoner (Repeal the 16th amendment . Send Islam packing to their homeland.)
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To: MinorityRepublican
Where are they? Oh, they must be waiting for Jan 20th 2013 when they will call this Sarah's war.
26 posted on 08/01/2011 10:37:08 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Let's make the 2012 campaign: "The War on Error")
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To: MinorityRepublican

27 posted on 08/01/2011 11:40:31 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: MinorityRepublican

the Libyan rebels still are a more competent group than Obozo & co.


28 posted on 08/02/2011 12:52:37 AM PDT by Enchante (Are there any honest politicians in Washington, DC??)
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To: MinorityRepublican

It appears that some of the ragtag are looking for payback. If I was the other, so called ragtag leader, I would keep my back to the wall.


29 posted on 08/02/2011 2:56:08 AM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

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Or else what, we'll bomb them too?

30 posted on 08/02/2011 6:00:56 AM PDT by SJackson (Normal people don't sit cross-legged on the floor and bang on drums, WI State Sen Glenn Grothman (R))
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To: dynachrome
Get on over there, obozo, and show them how!

Michelle la Belle Antoinette heads up the burial party for the bro


31 posted on 08/02/2011 6:47:39 AM PDT by spokeshave (Obamas approval ratings are so low, Kenyans are accusing him of being born in the USA.)
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To: MasterGunner01

Well, and also it might help if we fought on the right side. Unfortunately, helping the rebels is against our national interest.


32 posted on 08/02/2011 8:47:26 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: Cicero
Very true. Of course, unseating Gaddafi would accomplish another domino in building the worldwide Muslim caliphate Barry and Hillary! are working for. Problem: Gaddafi is sitting on 149 tons of gold and that buys a lot of friends.

Barry and Hillary! are such a pair of lightweights when it comes to foreign policy. Neither have ever had a real job in the real world.

33 posted on 08/02/2011 9:06:04 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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To: MasterGunner01

It’s damned if you do and damned if you don’t. If NATO wins, then we’ve helped bring on the Caliphate. If NATO loses and we pull out, then we’ve shown the world that we are no longer worth their fear or respect, because we can’t win a simple little war.

So if in future we tell them not to do something against our interests, they can safely ignore us.

That’s what incompetent—or evil—leadership does.


34 posted on 08/02/2011 11:25:10 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: SJackson

How about withdraw all support and tell both the rebels and Khadaffy to have fun together? That would at least be a real threat. And if they clean up their act after that threat, then try it on the PA. And if they don’t, carry out the threat. And then try it again on the PA.


35 posted on 08/02/2011 12:42:25 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Is it really an insurgency, whether a good or bad one, if it’s directed from overseas by one or more foreign powers?.


36 posted on 08/02/2011 2:48:55 PM PDT by OldNewYork ('kinetic military action'... that's right; that's it)
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To: soycd
America has lost its rudder and is adrift heading into a major storm.

Things are going according to plan. Obama was secretly negotiating with Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.

Obama has forgiven Egypt $Billions in debt.

Obama wants to give US Tanks to Egypt.

Obama demands Israel withdraw to pre-1967 borders.

Do YOU see a pattern here?

The most OBVIOUS explanation is that Obama is more than a Muslim sympathizer, Obama is a Muslim plant whose mission is much more evil than Americans will ever believe. Actually that is not entirely true, Americans will finally get it when Sharia law overides the CONSITITUTION and Americans start dying because of their Christian beliefs. By then, it will be too late.

37 posted on 08/02/2011 6:11:22 PM PDT by politicianslie (Democrats are COMMUNIST, Repubs are SOCIALIST, and Barry's a Muslim manipulating USEFUL RINO IDIOTS)
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To: MinorityRepublican
Yes , they look like they are getting their act together.The look like they hang on Obama's every word.

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38 posted on 08/02/2011 8:05:19 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://amawww.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Obama will soon have a large percentage of the Libyan Frozen Assets( around 40 billion world wide) flowing to the “New” Libyan government, with a nice percentage for his personal bank accounts Michelle set up in Spain during her trip there last year.

This grift makes Iran Contra look like amateur hour.


39 posted on 08/02/2011 8:08:42 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://amawww.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: MinorityRepublican
Absolutely Positively the Stupidest War Ever................., I mean really???????
40 posted on 08/02/2011 8:13:06 PM PDT by cmsgop ( The left always accuses the right for the sins of the left. from FReeper Just Lori, RIP)
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To: Candor7
Obama will soon have a large percentage of the Libyan Frozen Assets( around 40 billion world wide) flowing to the “New” Libyan government, with a nice percentage for his personal bank accounts Michelle set up in Spain during her trip there last year.

You need to understand that there is a whole lot more money than that involved in this one and that the whole thing is basically about money (about five TRILLION, not billion, in Libyan assets), and who owns or controls it:

http://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/289-134/5625-libya-all-about-oil-or-all-about-banking

What it sounds like is that George Soros and Obama are attempting what amounts to a bank robbery and using US and NATO assets to do it.

41 posted on 08/03/2011 2:57:38 AM PDT by redroller
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To: redroller

I AGREE with you 100%. I have been “ SHOUTING THIS OUT” for a month or more, and I wish the press would investigate it.( Yeah right!)


42 posted on 08/03/2011 9:23:38 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://amawww.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Nachum

Please add me to the list & thank you !


43 posted on 08/03/2011 10:00:23 AM PDT by mta504nola (GeauxLSU)
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To: Carling

barry and his gay army.

But Nobama is exactly where he wants us to be in this; in the pit of islamist death and destruction.


44 posted on 08/06/2011 6:34:21 AM PDT by onedoug
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