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Petraeus Betrayed his Country Before he Betrayed his Wife

trumpa Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:43 PM
Even Condi Rice who endorsed Romney is tired of the boorish behavior of the Republican party politicizing the death of four brave Americans in Benghazi. http://thinkprogress.org/security/2012/10/25/1089691/condi-rice-pours-cold-water-libya/ RICE: "When things are unfolding very quickly, it’s not easy to know what is really going on on the ground. And to my mind, the really important questions here are about how information was collected. Did the various agencies really coordinate and share intelligence in the way that we had hoped, with the reforms that were made after 9/11? It’s easy to try and jump to conclusions about what might have happened here. It’s better to let the relevant bodies do their work."
trumpa Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:43 PM
Let's face it, Condi KNOWS what it's like to be in the hot seat as far as what an administration knew or didn't know about a terrorist attack.
Frank391 Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 7:27 AM
Condi is an affirmative action shill. Way in over her head.

Was David Petraeus as great a general as the write-ups of his downfall routinely claim? This is a provocative question that I will begin to answer with another question: Did America prevail in the Iraq War? I suspect few would say "yes" and believe it, which is no reflection on the valor and sacrifice of the American and allied troops who fought there. On the contrary, it was the vaunted strategy of the two-step Petraeus "surge" that was the blueprint of failure.

While U.S. troops carried out Part One successfully by fighting to establish basic security, the "trust" and "political reconciliation" that...