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Wall Street Journal sat on knowledge of O’Bagy’s link to Islamists
Daily Caller ^ | 9/12/13 | Charles C. Johnson

Posted on 09/13/2013 12:19:46 AM PDT by Nachum

Contrary to claims from its editorial pages editor, a Wall Street Journal editor knew of Elizabeth O’Bagy’s connections to the Islamist Syrian Emergency Task Force and took at least three days to publish a clarification.

“We were not aware of Elizabeth O’Bagy’s academic claims or credential when we published her Aug. 31 op-ed, and the op-ed made no reference to them,” editorial pages editor Paul Gigot told Politico in a statement on September 11.

“We also were not aware of her affiliation with the Syrian Emergency Task Force, and we published a clarification when we learned of it,” Gigot wrote. “We are investigating the contents of her op-ed to the best of our ability, but to date we have seen no evidence to suggest any information in the piece was false.”

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 911truthers; antiwardotcom; elizabethobagy; isw; journal; lewrockwelldotcom; obagy; randsconcerntrolls; street; syria; wall; wallstjournal; waronterror; wsj; yale
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1 posted on 09/13/2013 12:19:46 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 09/13/2013 12:20:29 AM PDT by Nachum (I am Breitbartacus!)
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To: Nachum

I was just talking to some conservative expats here in Beijing. Some of them are Brits and they thought the Wall Street Journal was Left of the Guardian so they refused to read it. I told them it was owned by Rupert Murdoch and they thought I was joking. Just goes to show you that conservative expats in China, including myself, consider the WSJ a lame newspaper. The Financial Times is a better newspaper for global business news anyway.


3 posted on 09/13/2013 12:28:00 AM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: TexGrill

Wasn’t The Bag a Foxnews contributor too?


4 posted on 09/13/2013 12:32:10 AM PDT by 867V309 (Stupidity is ordained; Ignorance is a choice.)
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To: Nachum
and yet; that "pesky" 9/2 conversation was noted, not explained...
WSJ: "let's not rock Kerry's boat and/or get Juan pissed...
the government/media template must survive. "

5 posted on 09/13/2013 12:34:46 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: 867V309

I wouldn’t be surprised if she was. One time a company assigned me to do some research on George Soros and I was asked if there were any links between Murdoch and Soros. I came to the conclusion that despited their alleged political differences, they might have a power partnership. Soros gets power when the Democrat Party rules and Murdoch gets power when GOPers get the White House. I called it a straddling the levers of power scheme. No matter who gets elected one or the other can still rule the roost.


6 posted on 09/13/2013 12:42:19 AM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: Nachum

I saw this lady on Cavuto and the way she dismissed al queda elements among the Syrian rebels had me on alert.

After the Egyptian debacle I am disgusted politicians for intervening aren’t more cautious.


7 posted on 09/13/2013 12:58:35 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: Nachum

The WSJ is a Neo-Con rag.


8 posted on 09/13/2013 1:38:30 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: TexGrill

So our choice is between Auric Goldfinger and Emilio Largo?


9 posted on 09/13/2013 1:44:43 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Nachum

10 posted on 09/13/2013 1:45:30 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: JennysCool

11 posted on 09/13/2013 1:50:11 AM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: TexGrill

Good call! Forgot that one! :)


12 posted on 09/13/2013 1:54:56 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: RginTN

WHAT the HELL does a 26 year old girl know about the Middle East??? That was what sent my radar off.....who would put their faith in what a 26 year old girl said on this subject....FOOLS WOULD, that’s who. McCain and Kerry are pathetic.


13 posted on 09/13/2013 3:17:56 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: 867V309; All
We have all kicked FNC in the head a bunch of times for some of the dumb things they do and deservedly so.

Last night however on Brett Baer's special report I heard them do three segments all on stuff I have personally warned everyone has been ignored in favor of Syrian news. FNC did one segment on Fast and Furious another on the irs debacle and a third on Benghazi. NO other media with big numbers is doing this. I for one will blast them when necessary but also applaud them when they do the right thing. Last night,IMHO, they did the right thing.

14 posted on 09/13/2013 3:52:52 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: fortheDeclaration

They’re Jewish?


15 posted on 09/13/2013 4:52:41 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: rodguy911

And they get the best viewer numbers of all of them....and the alphabets’ newsies too, I bet.
So when they put on this stuff the others don’t, lots of folks see it.


16 posted on 09/13/2013 6:22:29 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Ann Archy

She’s a puppet, IMHO.

O’Bagy worked for ISW, founded by Kimberly Kagan.

Kagan’s brother is McCain adviser, Robert Kagan.

Who is Robert married to? Victoria Nuland, former spokesperson for the United States Department of State. (She was nominated to serve as Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs in May 2013.)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3023686/posts

“Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham were vocal critics of the administration’s messaging after the Benghazi attacks, but on Friday, they issued a laudatory statement about Victoria Nuland”


17 posted on 09/13/2013 6:27:23 AM PDT by maggief
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To: matginzac

Exactly,I have no problem with blasting FNC when they deserve it. But, when they do good stuff My take is to commend them for it.Praise/complaints should work both ways, IMHO.


18 posted on 09/13/2013 8:24:32 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: maggief

OMG!!! Robert Kagan is married to that odious LIAR, Victoria Nuland???? I had NO idea!!!And the Senate just OK
d her for a PROMOTION!!!!


19 posted on 09/13/2013 9:07:15 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: rodguy911

And as Fox is the ONLY one to broadcast anything other than the “party line”, I grit my teeth through the sometimes questionable stuff.
Ought to be interesting when Meghan Kelly gets her show...


20 posted on 09/13/2013 9:25:44 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Old Sarge

Not all Neo-Cons are Jewish.


21 posted on 09/14/2013 12:35:45 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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