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Obama Seeks "Fuller Understanding" of What Happened in Algeria Siege
Reuters ^ | Saturday, January 19, 2013 | Matt Spetalnick

Posted on 01/19/2013 4:02:40 PM PST by kristinn

President Barack Obama offered on Saturday to provide any assistance the Algerian government needs after a deadly hostage siege at a desert gas plant and said the United States was seeking a "fuller understanding" from Algerian authorities of what took place there.

"The thoughts and prayers of the American people are with the families of all those who were killed and injured in the terrorist attack in Algeria," Obama said in his first comments on the hostage crisis.

Obama's written statement was issued by the White House after the Algerian army carried out a dramatic final assault to end a siege by Islamist militants in which 23 hostages were killed, many of them believed to be foreigners.

The statement made no mention of Americans who were caught up in the hostage crisis.

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 1600pigford; algeria; alqaeda; aqim; australia; benghazi; cokehead; egypt; kenyanbornmuzzie; korea; libya; mali; mila; obama; polisario; redistribution; reparations; singapore; taiwan; tunisia; waronterror
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To: kristinn
I smell another tragic case of "workplace violence."
21 posted on 01/19/2013 4:37:36 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: kristinn
Obama message to Americans at home and abroad:

You are on your own, you are expendable.

22 posted on 01/19/2013 4:38:46 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: kristinn
HEY BO! I GOT YOUR FULLER UNDERSTANDING RIGHT HERE>>>DANGLING RIGHT HERE!
23 posted on 01/19/2013 4:41:05 PM PST by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Diogenesis

This is proof we gotta ban those ugly assault rifles!


24 posted on 01/19/2013 4:41:51 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Click my name! See new paintings!)
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To: kristinn
Obama's Valerie Jarrett's written statement was issued by the White House .....

Have you seen Zer0 say anything?
I haven't. It's been his lackeys doing all the appearances.

25 posted on 01/19/2013 4:43:50 PM PST by Vinnie (A)
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To: Vinnie

Leading from the rear...as usual.


26 posted on 01/19/2013 4:46:31 PM PST by Vinnie (A)
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To: kristinn

What? You mean it wasn’t a protest over a video at a gas facility? The election must be over or something..


27 posted on 01/19/2013 4:50:30 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: kristinn

Muslims are murdering savages-—there’s your fuller understanding, Soetoro. Go exterminate them.

What’s that?....Another golf game, you say?....


28 posted on 01/19/2013 4:51:54 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: kristinn

F him. He does not want to know. He just wants to act like he cares and not get blamed.


29 posted on 01/19/2013 4:56:30 PM PST by shalom aleichem
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To: kristinn

0bama would still be waiting...in contrast, the Algerian Army saved 792 workers at that complex. Lost 23.


30 posted on 01/19/2013 4:56:44 PM PST by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: kristinn

Translation of the terms “fuller understanding: “I need time to see with whom taxpayer funds should be lavished so as to achieve maximum harm to American interests.”


31 posted on 01/19/2013 4:56:55 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: kristinn

O is so full of himself. I have come to believe that WH no longer stands for White House but “White Hate” and if he can’t get situations to serve THAT purpose then he is not interested. He could care less what happened in Algeria.


32 posted on 01/19/2013 5:03:39 PM PST by austinaero
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To: kristinn

I know exactly what happened.

People died while Obama sat undecided.


33 posted on 01/19/2013 5:04:21 PM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Parmy

“Obama perplexed”

He’s a great actor who is, no doubt, complicit in the hostages death since he probably armed the terrorists who took them hostage.


34 posted on 01/19/2013 5:11:24 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Humvee
Why doesn’t Obama seek a fuller understanding of what happend in Benghazi?

Ain't gonna happen! Ben Ghazi is just a misunderstood peace activist! /S

35 posted on 01/19/2013 5:16:05 PM PST by Road Warrior 04 (I miss President Bush! (Oathkeeper))
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To: freeangel
"He’s a great actor who is, no doubt, complicit in the hostages death since he probably armed the terrorists who took them hostage."

Yes, there is a good chance that the US armed and trained the terrorists. Obama's war in Libya was his opening gambit to establish the Greater Caliphate and the cancer is spreading all over North Africa and the Middle East.

36 posted on 01/19/2013 5:19:49 PM PST by Truth29
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To: kristinn

>>> (Obama) to provide any assistance the Algerian government needs after a deadly hostage siege at a desert gas plant

More the famous ‘leading from behind’ example.

FBI was sent to Benghazi how many days later, and only stayed less than 24 hrs to ‘investigate’? One month after, sensitive documents were still lying about.


37 posted on 01/19/2013 5:23:37 PM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: kristinn
Poor guy! (Note I make no statement one way or the other on his actual sex.)

"It" is just having a hard time coming up with a plausible reason why it was Bush's fault.

38 posted on 01/19/2013 5:25:40 PM PST by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: Humvee
Here's a fuller understanding of Benghazi...

Three Facts

Fact One:

1) Only the POTUS can authorize a CBA (cross border authority) command for a rescue mission in a foreign nation.

Plus Fact Two:

2) No rescue mission was attempted.

Equals Fact Three:

3) 0bama turned his back on 41 State Dept. and CIA employees refusing to issue a CBA command and went to bed so he could go to Las Vegas the next day.

...but you'll never see that in the MSM.

39 posted on 01/19/2013 5:26:45 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: kristinn; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
"SHOW ME THE YOUTUBE VIDEO!!!


40 posted on 01/19/2013 5:33:30 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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