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Al-Qaida plants its flag literally in Libya
The Daily Caller ^ | 10/28/2011 | Zach Gorelick

Posted on 10/29/2011 8:04:59 PM PDT by martosko

If there were questions about al-Qaida’s role in post-Gadhafi Libya, VICE reporter Sherif Elhelwa provides some answers in a new story with eyewitness descriptions.

Al-Qaida flags, Elhelwa reports, are popping up around Benghazi. At the city courthouse, which played a prominent role in the Libyan revolution, residents are flying the late terrorist’s Osama bin Laden’s colors.

Similarly, Elhelwa recounts a regular evening sight: “Islamists driving brand-new SUVs and waving the black al Qaeda flag drive the city’s streets at night.”

(Excerpt) Read more at thedc.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alqaida; benghazi; binladen; dnc4alqaeda; dnc4ikhwan; holderspeople; libya; nato; obama; obamaspeople; obamaswar; un

1 posted on 10/29/2011 8:05:02 PM PDT by martosko
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To: martosko

Obama is so proud.


2 posted on 10/29/2011 8:05:43 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: martosko

3 posted on 10/29/2011 8:07:19 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch ( go in peace , serve the Lord)
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To: martosko
“Islamists driving brand-new SUVs and waving the black al Qaeda flag drive the city’s streets at night.”

SUVs bought with US Taxpayer's money.

4 posted on 10/29/2011 8:11:27 PM PDT by WesternPacific (Deafness has its Advantages)
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To: martosko

Completely unexpected... unless you had even a lick o’ sense.


5 posted on 10/29/2011 8:14:10 PM PDT by risen_feenix
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To: WesternPacific
SUVs bought with US Taxpayer's money.

Bingo. I know I'm pissed I'm paying for our enemies to be outfitted.

6 posted on 10/29/2011 8:14:51 PM PDT by KJC1
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To: InvisibleChurch
That's the Libyan flag.
7 posted on 10/29/2011 8:21:23 PM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: TBP
Obama is so proud.

"Mission accomplished"

8 posted on 10/29/2011 8:25:54 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: Doe Eyes

Ok.


9 posted on 10/29/2011 8:30:17 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch ( go in peace , serve the Lord)
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To: TBP

This is the ‘foreign policy achievement’ that bumped up Zero’s approval rating. Who the heck are the pollsters polling ?


10 posted on 10/29/2011 9:07:43 PM PDT by Kellis91789 (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.)
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To: martosko

Historians are gonna have a hard time spinning this in Obama’s favor. Watch out GW!!!


11 posted on 10/29/2011 9:18:24 PM PDT by ArchAngel1983 (Arch Angel- on guard / The democrat party "Can Go Straight To Hell".)
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To: martosko
http://nation.foxnews.com/libya/2011/10/29/al-qaeda-flag-planted-libyan-courthouse
13 posted on 10/29/2011 10:22:44 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: martosko
Let's send them some money. /s

McCain urges more US help for wounded Libyans (Big Government™ Alert)

John McCain on Kadafi: U.S. must now deepen Libyan ties (McCainiac Mark Kirk praises Hillary, Obama)

14 posted on 10/29/2011 10:43:58 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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Mexican, Libyan,

HE doesn't CAIR!

How many more times does he get to ARM TERRORISTS before anyone cries TREASON?

15 posted on 10/30/2011 3:21:42 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: TigersEye

And provide medical care.


16 posted on 10/30/2011 5:43:52 AM PDT by FES0844
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