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BREAKING!! Al Qaeda claims responsibility for Benghazi attack
afp ^ | 9/15/2012 | afp

Posted on 09/15/2012 7:44:31 AM PDT by barryobi

AL-Qaeda said the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya was in revenge for the killing of the network's number two Sheikh Abu Yahya al-Libi, SITE Intelligence Group reported.

"The killing of Sheikh Abu Yahya only increased the enthusiasm and determination of the sons of (Libyan independence hero) Omar al-Mokhtar to take revenge upon those who attack our Prophet," said al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula said in a statement, quoted by the US-based monitoring group.

Al-Qaida's Yemen-based offshoot did not claim direct responsibility for Tuesday's attack on the US consulate in Benghazi that killed the US ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other Americans.

But it stressed that "the uprising of our people in Libya, Egypt and Yemen against America and its embassies is a sign to notify the United States that its war is not directed against groups and organisations ... but against the Islamic nation that has rebelled against injustice."

The statement comes four days after al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahiri issued a video eulogising Libi, his late deputy and propaganda chief who was killed in a drone strike in June.

Mohammed al-Megaryef, the head of Libya's national assembly, said today that the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi was planned and "meticulously executed."

(Excerpt) Read more at dailytelegraph.com.au ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; obama
On June 6, these same guys BOMBED the consulate, uploaded a video of the bombing, and swore revenge for the killing of al-Libi.

Our administration responded by posting 8 LOCAL SECURITY GUARDS outside the consulate on the ANNIVERSARY of 9-11. Criminal negligence by Hillary and Obama got our Ambassador killed.

1 posted on 09/15/2012 7:44:34 AM PDT by barryobi
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To: barryobi

The proper response would be to shoot all the scum in Gitmo.


2 posted on 09/15/2012 7:47:44 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: barryobi

Obama and Clinton outsourced security?


3 posted on 09/15/2012 7:48:22 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: barryobi

Oh ... then I guess our infirmative action, muslim sympathizing leader and his equally incompetent sec of state were wrong — the attacks and murders weren’t caused by a movie.


4 posted on 09/15/2012 7:50:32 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: barryobi

but, but , Barry and Hillary said the attack was because of a youtube video. /s


5 posted on 09/15/2012 7:51:51 AM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: barryobi

Oh ... then I guess our infirmative action, muslim sympathizing leader and his equally incompetent sec of state were wrong — the attacks and murders weren’t caused by a movie (although I predict the idiot’s pimp (er, press secretary) will thrill us with an explanation that explains everything).


6 posted on 09/15/2012 7:52:15 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: barryobi

But, WAIT, the president told me it was all about that video.</sarc>


7 posted on 09/15/2012 7:52:31 AM PDT by kimchi lover ("I can see November from Wisconsin")
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To: barryobi
Okay, then the video was just a Obama administration ploy to cover for Al Qaeda.

BO did say that he would defer to Islam if he had to make a choice didn't he?

8 posted on 09/15/2012 7:58:41 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: barryobi

If they all consider it an honour to die for islam, then why would they avenge the killing of one of their head honchos? Shouldn’t they be giving praise to the drone?


9 posted on 09/15/2012 7:59:39 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: barryobi

Isnt Barry still on track to close Gitmo by November?


10 posted on 09/15/2012 8:01:00 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: barryobi; mickie
I've got the tube on in another room waiting for Bam-Bam and Hillary to appear before the mikes, hand-in-hand, to comment on this news and to apologize to the American people and the world for their rushes to prevarication the past two days.

Or is Bam-Bam back in Las Vegas at the Luxor extorting more donations from the heavy hitters?

Leni

11 posted on 09/15/2012 8:07:53 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: glennaro

we all should be thankful about how the muzzies helped NASA get to the Moon. /sarc.

Just drop the damn bomb. Drop it.


12 posted on 09/15/2012 8:29:41 AM PDT by redshawk (0pansy is a Liar and Hates.........he just hates!)
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To: redshawk

BINGO!! And with any luck, the muzz will be blown well past the Moon - I’d sure hate to see its unique environment become polluted by all that shiite...


13 posted on 09/15/2012 9:01:40 AM PDT by MarineDad
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To: barryobi

Surprise, surprise, surprise.......


14 posted on 09/15/2012 9:01:47 AM PDT by It's me
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To: barryobi
AL-Qaeda said the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya was in revenge for the killing of the network's number two Sheikh Abu Yahya al-Libi, SITE Intelligence Group reported.

Ohhh -- you mean you weren't upset about the 14 minute video that you didn't see???

15 posted on 09/15/2012 9:21:59 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: barryobi

Hmmm, seems to me that Obama and Hillary “shot first and aimed later” by blaming it on the stupid film.


16 posted on 09/15/2012 9:23:28 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: barryobi

If Romney plays this right, this can be a fatal blow to Obama.

“President Obama accused me of ‘shooting first and aiming later’....if anyone shot first and aimed later, it was President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton, by using a movie to deflect from their incompetence, and by now making that film the center of attention, caused the unrest to spread throughout the middle east.”


17 posted on 09/15/2012 9:26:32 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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Four years ago this week I think, Mccain suspended his campaign, waiting for Romney to do the same. Hello where is everybody. They should be all over this.


18 posted on 09/15/2012 9:43:27 AM PDT by easternsky
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To: barryobi

“Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan.”

Of course Al Qaeda is going to claim responsibility. On our side, no one will claim it—in fact everyone will point the finger at someone else.


19 posted on 09/15/2012 9:44:36 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: barryobi

What ever happened to the movie that was being made about the killing of Osama bin Laden? Wasn’t the administration cooperating on THAT one?


20 posted on 09/15/2012 9:54:22 AM PDT by Anima Mundi (ENVY IS JUST PASSIVE, LAZY GREED)
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To: barryobi

Expected release from the White House:

“Information released by al-Qaida that the attacks in Benghazi were in revenge for the killing of al-Libi. al-Qaida is mistaken. That is NOT why they attacked the US embassy. They meant to say that they were angry at the anti-Muslim movie that was recently released. al-Qaida does NOT know what they are talking about. WE will tell them what they are angry at. They are not qualified to make such announcements about themselves. WE are professionals and are the only ones fully qualified to determine the source of their anger.”


21 posted on 09/15/2012 10:45:35 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: barryobi

NOTHING TO SEE HERE. This is all over a YouTube video.

This is just a “small but savage” group of extremists.

Everybody move along.


22 posted on 09/15/2012 6:18:23 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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To: MarineDad
As Jackie Gleason would say...”To the moon Alice, to the moon...”

However, now in the land of 0pansy, there will be a ‘green’ tax because companies ‘..didn't build that..’ and that unionCrap folks had less control in the situation.

Side note: I like your name. Is it you, your kids, or both? Speaking of Marines that is. My Marines (cousins and such) are now in the psycho Gulf and Afgan.

Bless you and yours MarineDad. God Bless. (is that still legal to say?)

redshawk.

23 posted on 09/19/2012 4:14:13 PM PDT by redshawk (0pansy is a Liar and Hates.........he just hates!)
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