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Report: WH Approved Weapons Transfers That Armed Libyan Islamists

SMyles Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 4:32 PM
I thought it was a fair question. If you are referring to me being a progressive, I didn't mention accepting anything. I don' t think asking a question automatically makes one a progressive.

A post-election revelation from the New York Times:

The Obama administration secretly gave its blessing to arms shipments to Libyan rebels from Qatar last year, but American officials later grew alarmed as evidence grew that Qatar was turning some of the weapons over to Islamic militants, according to United States officials and foreign diplomats. No evidence has emerged linking the weapons provided by the Qataris during the uprising against Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi to the attack that killed four Americans at the United States diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, in September. But in the months before,...