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#1 Guess their knives are a bit dull after stabbing W repeatedly in the back [with NYT and WaPo on speed dial not working so well under the O].
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-10-07 08:51||
#2 ...When they say "intelligence officials", are they saying CIA or State? State has been its own little world for two hundred years; they don't consider themselves bound by things like Presidents and laws. CIA, on the other hand, has already been acknowledged to have done their best to bring down W, and Leon Panetta was sent there to keep the same thing from happening to Obama. Looks like he wasn't quite able to change the culture over there.
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2012-10-07 09:36||
#3 In recent months Egypt-based al Qaeda terrorists were dispatched to Libya and Syria, where they have been covertly infiltrating Libyan militia groups and Syrian opposition forces opposing the Bashar al Assad regime.
Anyone care to speculate on what the role of clandestine US Intelligence personnel might have been in Behghazi ? (Hint - see the italicized para directly above) Yes, the same clandestine personnel (however many there were) who managed to grab their bug-out bag and safely escape when the poo this the fan on 9/11.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-07 12:06||
#4 ...When they say "intelligence officials", are they saying CIA or State?
Posted by Pappy 2012-10-07 12:17||
#5 Yep, State's Intelligence people, such as they are, don't like leaving the comfort of Foggy Bottom. (or didn't used to anyway)
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-07 12:20||