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What Clinton left out about her history with Gadhafi
yahoo. ^ | October 14, 2015 | Michael Isikoff

Posted on 10/15/2015 12:19:57 PM PDT by george76

During Tuesday night’s Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton ... obscures a largely forgotten moment in U.S. diplomacy: a period less than two years earlier when she and the Obama administration were actively cozying up to the “murderous” Gadhafi. “I am very pleased to welcome Minister Gadhafi here to the State Department,” she said, warmly greeting Mutassim Gadhafi, the Libyan dictator’s son and national security adviser, at the State Department in April, 2009. “We deeply value the relationship between the United States and Libya.”

To be sure, the rapprochement with Gadhafi began under President George W. Bush in 2003 when the Libyan dictator agreed to give up his arsenal of chemical weapons — and later to compensate the families of the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, which killed 189 Americans and for which a former Libyan intelligence agent was convicted by a Scottish court.

But the process accelerated in the early days of Clinton’s tenure at the State Department: Clinton named as her first international energy envoy David Goldwyn, who formerly served as executive director of the U.S.-Libya Business Association, an oil-industry-funded group that was actively lobbying for new U.S. business deals with Gadhafi’s government. In July 2009, Clinton dispatched her assistant secretary for Near Eastern affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, to Tripoli, where he met with Musa Kusa, Gadhafi’s foreign minister, and expressed the U.S. “desire to press the relationship forward” with new dialogues on trade, investment and political-military affairs. Feltman even floated the possibility of a meeting between Obama and Gadhafi at the United Nations. (They did meet that month, and shake hands, at a G-8 summit in Italy.)

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the real “start” of Clinton’s tenure at the State Department, when she and other U.S. officials were embracing Gadhafi’s regime, not “tightening the noose.”

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1 posted on 10/15/2015 12:19:58 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

“We came, we saw, he died. *Cackle*”


2 posted on 10/15/2015 12:21:35 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: george76

Wow...from Yahoo.


3 posted on 10/15/2015 12:26:54 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 HillaryForPrison2016)
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To: george76

One of the few solid accomplishments of W’s foreign policy was to enlist Kaddafi onto our side as an asset during W’s war on terror, back when that had some intent behind it.

Of course they killed him during the “Arab Spring”, the massive rearmament and funding of jihadis throughout the Middle East. This administration has turned things inside out.


4 posted on 10/15/2015 12:27:55 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (NATO and ISIS sittin' in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G)
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To: skeeter

https://youtu.be/Fgcd1ghag5Y


5 posted on 10/15/2015 12:31:53 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: george76

Lybia was more stable under Gadhafi.


6 posted on 10/15/2015 12:33:01 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: All

Kadaffi financed tow domestic terrorism through FerretCON. PLANNED and actually put in place by the black Muslim street gang (founded by a Mexican drug cartel) that controlled the community 0 organized and represented in State congress

Jesse Robinson (as in MO- they are related) Jackson’s half bro is doing life for his iinvolvement with the gang


7 posted on 10/15/2015 12:48:57 PM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: smokingfrog

What a statesman, huh?


8 posted on 10/15/2015 12:58:40 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: george76

1. Why did the Democrats overthrow the government of Libya?
2. Why did the Democrats have Qadaffi killed?
3. Why was there such poor protection for US government employees in Libya?
4. Why was there no rescue attempt at Benghazi?
5. Why were there no retaliatory strikes for Benghazi?
6. Why has there been no effort to bring anyone to justice for the murders of four Americans at Benghazi?
7. Why did the Democrats blame Benghazi on a movie?
8. Why did Hillary and Obama make and broadcast a video to the Arab world?
9. Why did Obama send armored vehicles, weapons and night vision equipment to a warehouse in Libya and then leave them unguarded so they could be “stolen”?
10. Why has there been no investigation into the $6,000,000,000 missing from Hillary Clinton’s State Department?


9 posted on 10/15/2015 2:05:33 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: smokingfrog

And, let’s face it...Iraq was more stable under Saddam.


10 posted on 10/15/2015 2:16:50 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Psalm 144; smokingfrog; blueunicorn6

The goal of the Arab Spring was to remove crazy dictators, then install Islamic Caliphates ... with cash to Barry and Hitlery.

Benghazi: Hillary Clinton Adviser Sidney Blumenthal had Financial Stake in US Libya Policy


11 posted on 10/15/2015 2:17:44 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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11. Why was Hillary Clinton running her own private spy ring in Libya that had no government oversight?
12. Why have the 40 CIA employees at Benghazi not been allowed to talk about what went on there?
13. Why did the enemy in Benghazi suddenly stop their attack at the CIA facility and just allow the CIA employees to leave Benghazi?
14. Did Obama or Hillary talk directly to any of the enemy at Benghazi?
15. Were any deals made by Hillary or Obama to stop the attack on U.S. Personnel and facilities in Benghazi?


12 posted on 10/15/2015 2:17:45 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: george76

If Blumenthal was out to make money in Libya, then that means other Democrats with big power and money were involved in Libya to make money from overthrowing the government and having Qadaffi killed.


13 posted on 10/15/2015 2:22:40 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: blueunicorn6
Why didn't Republicans impeach 0bama for conducting an illegal war on Libya?

Obama’s War on Libya: A Constitutional View

Why did Republicans fund 0bama's illegal war?

14 posted on 10/15/2015 2:23:10 PM PDT by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason and rule of law. Prepare!)
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To: TigersEye

My personal opinion is that some Republicans were involved.

I think that Hillary hit Obama and the congressional leaders with the argument that, “We have to attack quickly or there will be a slaughter!”

I think Hillary also convinced Obama that there was personal money and Democrat Party money to be made from Libya.

I also think that Hillary convinced all of them that the military action would be quick and inexpensive.

I haven’t decided whether the Republican leaders were stupid, lazy, complicit or all three. I’m leaning towards stupid and lazy.


15 posted on 10/15/2015 2:37:05 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: blueunicorn6

I can’t knock you for being fair minded but I lean towards cowardly and complicit. I’m running out of benefit of the doubt for them.


16 posted on 10/15/2015 2:43:52 PM PDT by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason and rule of law. Prepare!)
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To: george76

It’d be just outstanding if the eventual GOP nominee would be taking notes on matters like this.


17 posted on 10/15/2015 4:30:09 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If you're not enraged...why?)
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To: blueunicorn6

The whole matter with not only Benghazi but Libya should be (but alas, won’t be) thoroughly investigated. This administration wanted Ghadaffi dead in the worst way.


18 posted on 10/15/2015 4:38:06 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If you're not enraged...why?)
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To: ScottinVA

Qadaffi trained a LOT of western leftists.


19 posted on 10/15/2015 8:50:19 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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STEP I - OPENING THE FLOODGATES, FOR THE MUSLIM CALIPHATE INTO EUROPE

0dungo's expansion of the Muslim Caliphate from the Middle East into Europe could not be realized without first turning Libya into a GADHAFI-FREE ZONE. On behalf of the United Nations, 0dungo killed Gadhafi, then stoked a civil war in Syria in order expand the Caliphate Europe.

20 posted on 10/15/2015 10:43:38 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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