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2012-10-31 Africa North
Libyan charity’s ship implicated in Benghazi attack on US ambassador
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Posted by tipper 2012-10-31 04:54|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [305 views ]  Top

#1 Al Entisar.... "the victory". Flagged as a vessel of the Templar fleet? My neighbor has Lodge tonight, I will ask him.

Potentially unrelated, but Wehrmacht General Reinhard Gehlen received the highest honor given by the Knights of Malta shortly after World War II for "services rendered." Gehlen has been credited with helping many former Nazi and SS officers into new positions (Project Paperclip) with the ...... U.S. Office of Strategic Services (OSS).
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-31 06:56||   2012-10-31 06:56|| Front Page Top

#2 Listening to radio tonight and one report was about the Aus Government making a donation of more than 1/2 million dollars to the Clinton Fund to help establish a carbon trading scheme in KENYA!!
When you hear about such nonsense, its time to check what other scamming is going on?
It appears Stevens was running weapons for the Syrian rebels. It also seems that the Saudis were paying for the weapons. Who got all that money the Saudis and other Gulf states were paying for?
Re-election funds, lining the Clinton's pockets?
Posted by tipper 2012-10-31 09:44||   2012-10-31 09:44|| Front Page Top

#3 It is interesting how this gun running operation is now leaking out. If it becomes public then Hilary's hopes of being president are toast. If it comes out quickly, then Obama is toast too.

What would be the rationale for arming MB and AQ types in Syria with MANPADS? They could easily be used against a civilian airliner. Nuts.
Posted by remoteman 2012-10-31 13:13||   2012-10-31 13:13|| Front Page Top

#4 Mujahideen MANPADs supplied by the Klingons broke the back of the Soviets in Afghanistan leading to their withdrawl in 1989. Same plan could have been in store for Assad.

The first successful MANPADS attack against a civilian aircraft occurred Feb 1979. The Zimbabwe Peoples Revolution Army shot down Air Rhodesia Flight 827 leaving 59 passengers dead.

They are both deadly morale breakers and regime changers. The ends justifies.... sort of weapon. Not much thought given to air travel-after.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-31 16:55||   2012-10-31 16:55|| Front Page Top

#5 Not much thought given to air travel-after

Stingers used in A'stan during the Soviet adventure had built-expiration via the battery system. MANPADS were likely being run due to cost and the plausible deniability of supplier.
Posted by Pappy 2012-10-31 17:06||   2012-10-31 17:06|| Front Page Top

#6 Excellent point. Yes, I'd wager they were Russian or FSU weapons. Could also offer justification (or panic/fear) regarding the authorization of airborne force interdiction. Aircraft and CAP could have been orbiting at altitude, (safe altitude out of reach of MANPADS). Just a wild guess.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-31 17:21||   2012-10-31 17:21|| Front Page Top

#7 I am not so sure this is what it seems. Here's a hypothetical: Stevens & CIA were in Benghazi at an unsafe date for some important reason; there are hints that reason was to collect some weapons we would like out of circulation; the cover story given to collect said weapons was to transfer - via this aid ship - to Syrian rebels; when sh*t hit fan cover stories were amateurish and inconsistent; those with inside knowledge have not been aggressive about challenging those stories (including Romney, Wolfowitz & others.)
May not be right, but seems to make sense out of what we know, once we decide not to assume the Administration is malicious and totally stupid (sorry, partisans, that is almost certainly a dangerous and stupid assumption.) This story certainly could still be wrong, but tell me where, and why it is more wrong than anything else out there.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-10-31 19:14||   2012-10-31 19:14|| Front Page Top

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