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Meet the Pro-9/11, Anti-Semite Our State Department Nearly Honored

exblackbird Wrote: Mar 10, 2013 4:29 PM
no wonder the state department is so screwed up. they cannot even vet someone who is about to be recognized ...............much less can they protect our people in embassies around the globe. total complete incompetence.

If all had gone according to plan, US Secretary of State John Kerry would be preparing to bestow an "International Women of Courage" award upon an Egyptian named Samira Ibrahim later this afternoon.  He will not, as it turns out, and for very good reason. The Weekly Standard has done Yeoman's work on this controversy, which unraveled in a hurry:

Five of these awards are being given to women from Muslim-majority countries, underscoring the unique plight of women in those countries. The only problem is that one of the women to be recognized is an...