Skip to comments.Exclusive: Embattled Syria Expert Elizabeth O'Bagy Says She Made 'Many Mistakes'
Posted on 09/17/2013 5:25:08 AM PDT by don-o
Elizabeth OBagy, the Syria researcher at the center of a week-long controversy surrounding her academic credentials and her work with the Syrian opposition, admitted for the first time to The Daily Beast she was never enrolled in a Ph.D. program despite representations she made to the press and multiple organizations for whom she worked.
OBagy, whose work on the Syrian opposition was hailed by Secretary of State John Kerry and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), was fired from her job as the lead Syria researcher at the Institute for the Study of War on Sept. 10 after it was revealed that she misled her bosses by telling them she had completed a dissertation defense for a Georgetown Ph.D. Subsequently, questions arose as to whether or not OBagy was ever enrolled in the joint MA/Ph.D. program that she claimed in her official biography.
OBagy confirmed to The Daily Beast that she was only enrolled in a masters program at Georgetown and had applied to join the joint MA/Ph.D. program but was never accepted.
I would like to deeply apologize to every person with whom I have worked, who has read and depended upon my research, and to the general public, OBagy said in a statement to The Daily Beast. While I have made many mistakes and showed extremely poor judgment, I most particularly regret my public misrepresentation of my educational status and not immediately disclosing that I had not been awarded a doctorate in May, 2013.
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Fake but accurate.
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Oh that we could get Emperor Obie to admit he too has made many mistakes...
“the Institute for the Study of War”
Wow! How can I get a job there?
If red X above go to http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/09/11/kerry-and-mccains-favorite-syria-expert-fired-for-faking-credentials/ or http://www.rawstory.com/rs/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Woman-pulling-off-a-mask-via-Shutterstock-615x345.jpg
It’s always a mere mistake when THEY do it.
O'Bagy, O'Rice, O'Hillary, and O yeah, O'Bama! Liars all!
Her biggest mistake was voting for Obama.
A few days before this broke, I heard O’Bagy being interviewed on NPR. I remember thinking two things:
1. Study of war?
2. Who dug up this bimbo and why should I respect what she thinks.
And then, about five days later, this story broke.
Kinda funny. :-)
“when you listen to fools.....the mob rules”
Code for: I was fraudulent for as long as I could get away with it.
She’s a phony!!!!!! No problem she can get employment in the climate change arena....they don’t give a damn if you’re a lying POS!!!!