Skip to comments.Emails show Clinton's interest in arming Libyan rebels despite prohibitions
Posted on 05/28/2015 1:05:09 PM PDT by CutePuppy
Recently released emails detail then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's interest in arming Libyan opposition groups using private security contractors before the fall of Muammar Qaddafi in 2011 though at the time, the opposition was not formally recognized by the U.S. or United Nations, which prohibited arming without following strict guidelines and oversight.
The issue remains so sensitive that the emails recently released by the State Department redacted a key line on the matter. But the unredacted version of the same email, released to the congressional Benghazi Select Committee and first posted by The New York Times last Thursday, showed Clinton appearing to endorse the idea of using private contractors to her then-deputy chief of staff, Jake Sullivan.
"FYI. The idea of using private security experts to arm the opposition should be considered," Clinton wrote to Sullivan on April 8, 2011, attaching an intelligence report from Hillary's adviser Sidney Blumenthal. The opposition was known as the Transitional National Council, or TNC.
Another email released by the State Department shows that three days earlier, on April 5, 2011, Bill Clinton said he would not rule out arming the Libyan opposition. The story was circulated by Cheryl Mills, Hillary Clinton's principal personal adviser at the State Department, to "H." While it's not clear who "H" is, based on the message traffic it is likely Hillary Clinton or possibly adviser Huma Abedin.
Later that same year, a Sept. 10, 2011 email with a subject line "Rogers" said, "Apparently wants to see you to talk Libya/weapons."
On the movement of weapons, in an interview broadcast May 11, former acting CIA director Mike Morell said the CIA and U.S. government "played no role. Now whether we were watching other people do it, I can't talk about it."
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Can we say "Libya-Contra"?
Muammar Qaddafi gave up his nuclear program and promised cooperation against al-Qaeda and other Islamist terrorist organisations (on which he mostly delivered), at the end of 2003, shortly after Saddam Hussein was captured. Thousands of Iraqi workers participated in that program. That alone could have been hailed by Bush administration as a big part of "Mission accomplished" by helping get rid the region of military nuclear development threat.
The elimination of Qaddafi by Obama / Hillary administration using "Arab Spring" as a cover, led to chaos and takeover of Libya by the same Islamic terrorists we used the "strongman" Qaddafi to guard against, while we had our "boots on the ground" stabilizing strategically important areas, Iraq and Afghanistan, surrounding and checkmating Iran on the east and west flanks.
The killer-drone campaign of Obama is purely tactical, and without taking over military and political/civilian control of territory cannot succeed. Unfortunately, he thinks that these strikes are actually a "strategy" - the only strategy it's designed to solve is pretend to do something in the region and kick this poison gas can to next president. Keeping the "No boots on the ground" campaign promise became his sole definition of "success" - for which we'll be paying with blood and treasure for years to come.
She’s been selling America to the highest bidder for decades.
Just imagine what she’ll do as _Resident! *SPIT*
Confirmation of what we already thought happened.
Operation Arab Spring was run by the Department of State and the CIA.
It’s fantastic. It was hours after the attak that I read comments here on FR on weapons trade from Libya to Syria via Turkey.
MSM - quiet, quiet, quiet.
Obama’s Arab Spring has a common thread...help the Muslim Brotherhood gain power.
‘Libya Accuses US of Trying to Put Muslim Brotherhood in Power’
And this is after emails were purged by Hitlery
AND .. AFTER being redacted by the State Dept.
and we find this as now being "unclassified" information, since Hitlery claimed that no classified informtion came from this unsecured computer !
This is information that has already been filtered , or information deleted at least on at least two prior occassions.
I believe that at the center of the Libya mess sits Al Qaida.
Hillary was arming Al Qaida to try to make them “like” us.
In a nut shell, Hillary conspired to aid the enemy. She gave them Libya.
They will now use it as a safe zone to plot and blow up American cities.
What was in it for Hillary? Humas sweet cheeks and some cash.
Andrew Shapiro, former United States assistant secretary of state, who is now managing director of Beacon Global Strategies. The firm markets Shapiro as having made key contributions to the U.S. pivot to Asia by leading an increase in military sales and transfers to U.S. partners including Taiwan, Japan, and Indonesia.
“He kept us out of war” - Woodrow Wilson 1916 Campaign
“I have said this before, but I shall say it again and again and again; your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars.” FDR 1940 campaign
“No boots on the ground” Barack Obama 2012 campaign
RATs have a theme - kill as many American youths as possible.
Can you imagine what must be in the UNscrubbed emails that were flushed from the server? (No, not just recipes.)
And he was acting in what capacity?
...Clinton's interest in arming Libyan opposition groups using private security contractors before the fall of Muammar Qaddafi in 2011...
"Which means, obviously,
that she was doing
just as I told her
-- the difference is
oh, and Death to America!"
“Shes been selling America to the highest bidder for decades.
Just imagine what shell do as _Resident! *SPIT*”
Shes been selling America to the highest bidder for decades.
She’s not the only one either. Too many high level appointed officials, and many with Harvard backgrounds that look at the USA as a door mat and stepping stone instead of their country. I’m becoming more than weary of wasting our nation on the drama in the Middle East. It does not serve us, but it harms us.
You mean the yoga moves?
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