Revolt of the Spooks

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    Very interesting article. I think Obama is going to find as politicians always do, that the cover up is a bigger problem than what they are trying to hide. It's a bit long but well worth the read.
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    Intelligence officials angered by Obama administration cover up of intelligence on Iranian, al Qaeda surge in Egypt and Libya

    BY: Bill Gertz
    October 5, 2012 5:00 am

    Weeks before the presidential election, President Barack Obama’s administration faces mounting opposition from within the ranks of U.S. intelligence agencies over what career officers say is a “cover up” of intelligence information about terrorism in North Africa.

    Intelligence held back from senior officials and the public includes numerous classified reports revealing clear Iranian support for jihadists throughout the tumultuous North Africa and Middle East region, as well as notably widespread al Qaeda penetration into Egypt and Libya in the months before the deadly Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

    The president said during his nomination acceptance speech that “al Qaeda is on the path to defeat,” an assertion contradicted by the group’s rise in the region.

    The administration, in particular, wants to keep hidden solid intelligence showing that the terrorist group behind the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that killed nearly 3,000 Americans is now flourishing under the Muslim Brotherhood regime of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.

    Egypt was among the locations of Obama’s 2009 so-called “apology” tour, when the president criticized past U.S. policies based on what he said was “fear and anger” that prompted actions “contrary to our ideals.” He also promised “a new beginning” for the U.S. and the world’s Muslims and a radical shift in U.S. policy.

    The rise of Islamists in the region instead has produced a surge in anti-American protests and riots, culminating in the terrorist attack on the Benghazi consulate.

    Recent intelligence reports show that Egypt’s Al-Azhar University in Cairo is emerging as a covert base for al Qaeda organizational and training activities for a jihadi network consisting of many nationalities.

    The Morsi government has turned a blind eye to both the increased jihadist activity and Iran’s support for it in the region, particularly in Libya and Syria.

    http://freebeacon.com/revolt-of-the-spooks/
     
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    OH, No you didn't Bitch.
     
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    The last thing Obama needs is for the spooks to turn on him!
     
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    Why yes..yes I did. Obama and his merry band have been trying to cover up their mistakes in Libya since day one. It's not going to stay buried. You better get used to seeing these articles. Those people didn't have to die.
     
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    This would be the same CIA that thought Bin Laden was a fine fellow when he was killing Russians in Afghanistan...

    And then couldn't find him for 9 years after 9/11.
     
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    I'd guess some of the agents weren't happy when The Officer of the Director of National Intelligence tried to fall of the sword for Obama the last week. They know they did their jobs and that Obama and Hillary failed to do theirs.
     
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    Well gee. Perhaps you should have given them the benefit of your precognition. In fact, you should volunteer your services now so that you can tell us who's going to commit a terrorist attack on the U.S. in thirty years.
     
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    Representative Mike Rogers , a Michigan Republican and chairman of the House intelligence committee, told CNN there was no sign of intelligence “chatter” leading up to the Benghazi consulate attack that would have warned U.S. officials to take extra precautions.


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    Obama's bin Handing Middle East real estate to his Jihadist friends
     
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