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