One section of the report seems to allege that U.S. officials fundamentally misunderstood who their allies were at the time. The Republican majority's report found that 35 Americans were saved not by a "quasi-governmental militia" as previous reports concluded, or even a group the U.S. saw as allies. Instead, the report determines that the Americans were saved by the "Libyan Military Intelligence," a group composed of military officers under the Moammar Khaddafy regime, the Libyan dictator who the U.S. helped topple just one year earlier.A perfect description of yet another Obama foreign policy "SNABU" (the acronym for Situation Normal/All Barack'd Up).The February 17 Martyr Brigade, "recommended by the Libyan Government and contractually obligated to provide security to the Mission Compound," had fled, the report found. "In other words, some of the very individuals the United States helped remove from power during the Libyan revolution were the only Libyans that came to the assistance of the United States on the night of the Benghazi attacks," the report states.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
House Select Committee on Benghazi Report Reveals Obama Didn't Have a Clue Who His Friends and Enemies Were in Libya
In what can only be described as the grimmest of ironies, Americans were actually rescued by the very people Obama was doing his damndest to disempower (my bolds):
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