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More on Hagel's Al Jazeera and Arab Connections
Right Side News ^ | 12 February 13 | Cliff Kincaid

Posted on 02/13/2013 11:22:04 AM PST by LSUfan

Senator Ted Cruz grilled Obama defense chief nominee Chuck Hagel over his controversial appearance on Al Jazeera, the Arab propaganda channel, during which the former Republican Senator had agreed with a viewer that the United States was a "bully" in global affairs. It has now been revealed that the government of Qatar, which owns Al Jazeera, was a major contributor to the Atlantic Council when Hagel was its chairman.

But Hagel also has an Al Jazeera connection through Georgetown University, where he is a professor, and which maintains a campus in Qatar.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; US: Texas; War on Terror
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1 posted on 02/13/2013 11:22:11 AM PST by LSUfan
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To: LSUfan
Mo'Bro 0bammy appoints fellow Mo'Bros Hagel and Brennen.

Why is this a surprise? It's supported by the American peeps who relelcted 0bammy.

2 posted on 02/13/2013 11:40:54 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: LSUfan

Chuck Hagel looks all the world like some rumpled old stew bum who drinks Muscatel Wine and sleeps face down in gravel parking lots.Looks might not mean a whole lot to some people but they do mean a lot in politics and this guy looks like some towns town drunk.


3 posted on 02/13/2013 12:56:49 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: LSUfan; Cindy; Nachum; kcvl
It has now been revealed that the government of Qatar, which owns Al Jazeera, was a major contributor to the Atlantic Council when [Chuck] Hagel was its chairman.

Speaking of Qatar :

The Obama administration secretly gave its blessing to arms shipments to Libyan rebels from Qatar last year, but American officials later grew alarmed as evidence grew that Qatar was turning some of the weapons over to Islamic militants, according to United States officials and foreign diplomats. No evidence has emerged linking the weapons provided by the Qataris during the uprising against Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi to the attack that killed four Americans at the United States diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, in September. But in the months before, the Obama administration clearly was worried about the consequences of its hidden hand... ------U.S.-Approved Arms for Libya Rebels Fell Into Jihadis’ Hands, NYT ^ | 12/5/2012 | JAMES RISEN, MARK MAZZETTI and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT Wednesday, December 05, 2012 5:44:51 PM · by mojito · 56 replies

4 posted on 02/13/2013 6:51:14 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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And more Qatar / Obama goings on:

Talk about alignment of the stars! Barack Obama based his 2008 presidential campaign on the principle of “sharing the wealth.” He won, got reelected and now has, at least in his own mind, a flat-out mandate to extend his vision for wealth redistribution (and wealth destruction) planet-wide. This week, as United Nations luminaries gather in Doha, Qatar, for the 18th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres, the self-described “daughter of a revolutionary,” has presented her goals. The most important is a massive transfer of wealth – $100 billion a... -------Christiana’s nightmare – for the rest of us (The U.N., Climate Change and Carbon Taxes) , The Moral Liberal ^ | December 4, 2012 | Craig Rucker Wednesday, December 05, 2012 9:34:51 PM · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies

5 posted on 02/13/2013 6:54:18 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

ping


6 posted on 02/13/2013 6:57:27 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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The problem is that it’s also the 9 percent that has the best equipment and the best fighters. But this should be interesting. The U.S. State Department is planning to designate the al-Nusra Front, a radical Islamist group in Syria, as a Foreign Terrorist Organization, according to two U.S. officials who spoke to CNN on background. The goal of the designation is to isolate extremists groups in Syria while giving a boost to the new political opposition group unveiled at a summit in Doha, Qatar, last month. The latest U.S. data estimates al-Nusra makes up roughly 9% of the rebel... --------- "State Department Will Designate 9% of Syrian Rebels as a Terrorist Group," Frontpagemag.com ^ | 08DEC12 | Daniel Greenfield Saturday, December 08, 2012 2:15:06 PM · by bayouranger · 16 replies
7 posted on 02/13/2013 7:01:26 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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The Emir of Qatar, an absolute ruler, and Al Jazeera, have not covered the “Arab Spring” to advance democracy, but to support the Muslim Brotherhood, which is aligned with the Qatari regime. Al Jazeera has as its chief goal Muslim Brotherhood domination. Many Arab liberals and reformers were shocked by the sale of former U.S. Vice-President Al Gore’s Current TV to Al Jazeera, a pan-Arab broadcasting system charged with sympathy for terrorists. In 2009, even the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, which can hardly be suspected of anti-Arab attitudes, accused Al Jazeera of negative, biased, and unbalanced reporting, and... ————Al Jazeera: Non-Arabs Should Not Be Fooled, Gatestone Institute ^ | January 17, 2013 | Najat Fawzy AlSaiedSunday, January 20, 2013 11:37:42 PM · by george76 · 6 replies


8 posted on 02/13/2013 7:02:36 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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Ségolène ALLEMANDOU (text) Oil-rich gulf state Qatar has a vested interest in the outcome of the north Mali crisis, according to various reports that have been picked up by French MPs, amid suspicion that Doha may be siding with the rebels to extend its regional influence. Since Islamist groups exploited a military coup in the Malian capital of Bamako in early 2012 to take control of the entire north of the country, accusations of Qatari involvement in a crisis that has seen France deploy troops have been growing. Last week two French politicians explicitly accused Qatar of giving material support to separatists and... —————Is Qatar fuelling the crisis in north Mali?France24.com ^ | 22JAN12 | By Mark Thompson (video) Tuesday, January 22, 2013 11:43:36 AM · by bayouranger


9 posted on 02/13/2013 7:04:14 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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the government of Qatar, which owns Al Jazeera, was a major contributor to the Atlantic Council when Hagel was its chairman.-———More on Hagel’s Al Jazeera and Arab Connections, Right Side News, 12 February 13 , Cliff Kincaid


10 posted on 02/13/2013 7:05:17 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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SEPTEMBER 14, 2004 : (REPORT : THE CIA’s BEEN FUNDING PARTISAN POLITICS — See ATLANTIC COUNCIL, RICHARD CLARKE, MCCAFEREY, KHALED EL FADL, BROOKINGS INSTITUTION) The CIA’s Counterterrorist Center has spent more than $15 million in the past three years funding studies, reports and conferences produced by former Democratic administration officials and other critics of the Bush administration. The latest effort was a $300,000 grant by the CIA to the Atlantic Council for a study co-authored by Richard A. Clarke, the former counterterrorism official who wrote a best seller accusing the Bush administration of failing in the war on terrorism by invading Iraq.-——(Excerpt) Read more at frontpagemag.com ...———— “How the CIA Funds Anti-Bush Propaganda ,” by Bill Gertz, Frontpagemag.com, September 14, 2004.. http:/www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=15029


11 posted on 02/13/2013 7:06:04 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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Several Arab royal families also spend their summers in Marbella for many years. Thus, there will be a meeting between Michelle Obama and Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz, governor of Riyadh and brother of the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, while another meeting is shuffled from the first lady with the owner of Málaga CF, billionaire businessman, son of Qatar’s Interior Minister and member of the Qatari royal family, Abdullah Al Thani.-——El Mundo


12 posted on 02/13/2013 7:08:55 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Cindy
Seems like Qatar is picking Obama's nominees for him.

FEBRUARY 2010 : (JOHN KERRY MEETS WITH QATAR'S LEADER HAMAD BIN KHALIFA AL-THANI, PRAISES PLO/FATAH TERRORIST LEADER YASSER ARAFAT AS A STATESMAN & PEACEMAKER--------See 201011 WIKILEAKS, OSLO ACCORDS, [also see robert baer]) ... ------- "Kerry cites Yasser Arafat as prime example of peacemaker," WND ^ | NOVEMBER 30, 2010 | Aaron Klein Posted on Wednesday, December 01, 2010 2:20:10 AM by RobinMastersVarious

Arabic royal houses have also passed their summers in Marbella for years. Accordingly, there will be a meeting between Michelle Obama and Prince Salman bin Abdelaziz, governor of Riad and brother of the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia. The First Lady will also manage to fit in another meeting with Abdullah Al Thani, the owner of Málaga CF and multimillionaire impresario son of the Minister of the Interior of Qatar and member of the royal family of Qatar. -- http://www.elmundo.es/elmundo/2010/08/06/andalucia_malaga/1281082124.html[last paragraph] 102 posted on Saturday, August 07, 2010 11:08:20 PM by aruanan

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American officials say Zarqawi's deputy also revealed that his superior had been regularly assisted and funded by a member of the Qatari royal family, Abdul Karim al-Thani, who provided passports and $1m (£600,000) in cash.
General Powell declined to reveal this information publicly because Qatar has emerged as an important ally for any American-led operation, allowing the US to set up its main air operations base there. Mr Thani is not a member of the Qatari government and officials from that country have described him as a deeply religious man who has donated large sums to charity ...
This is not the first time high-profile Qataris have been linked to al-Qa'ida. Saudi intelligence officials have claimed that after the terror attacks of 11 September, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, believed to have been one of the senior al-Qa'ida planners of the attack on the World Trade Centre, spent two weeks in hiding in Qatar with the help of "prominent patrons" -----?

Can't tell all these al Thanis apart when the reportersdon't use their complete names.

13 posted on 02/13/2013 7:20:55 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks LSUfan.

Kenyan-born Muzzie ping.


14 posted on 02/13/2013 8:24:49 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: piasa

Thanks for updating this thread, Piasa.


15 posted on 02/14/2013 2:36:43 AM PST by Cindy
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BUMP


16 posted on 05/18/2013 2:47:45 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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