Our soldiers in Afghanistan are forced to work with Afghani soldiers, policemen, functionaires, etc. unarmed. They are also so saddled with other “non-threatening appearance” orders, they are often murdered before they can get to something to defend themselves with. ROEs are a joke as is Obama’s plan.
For Libya, a country whose ‘revolution’ was organized by Obama and led from behind, a brotherhood Muslim state so sympathetic to Obama, a state ‘devoid’ of Al Qaeda (because the one shot Osama), the very existence of a gun in American hands would be the supreme insult. Obama was about bowing and cowtowing. He wasn’t about protection.
That’s everyone’s jobs - to take the bullet, fall on the sword for his magnificient one-ness.
So, OPTICS....it was the optics.
This "fog of war" bs is the last gasp of Obama's smoke and mirrors crowing about "mission accomplished."