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The CIA denied having any role in arming Libyan rebels before the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks, despite reporting by TheBlaze that the U.S. was covertly involved in providing rebels with weapons during Libya’s civil war that ultimately ended up in the hands of Al Qaeda militants. Multiple sources, including a former paid informant for the CIA and FBI, told TheBlaze TV’s For the Record that Al Qaeda militants benefited from the massive amount of weapons that were being delivered by the United Arab Emirates and Qatar with at least tacit approval of the Obama administration. The season finale of For the Record, “Zero Footprint,”
For The Record spoke with several sources who said the U.S. created a covert operation that included third-party weapons dealers so not to reveal U.S. involvement. The weapons were financed by the UAE and provided by Qatar, and any shipments going in or out of Libya during that time would be subject to NATO approval, which controlled the air space under the U.N. Security Council Resolution 1973 that established a no-fly zone, sources said
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and showed how the Obama Administration was running guns to the Freaking Radical muslins/Al what-you-ma-call-thems.
Libya's involvement made weapons ubiquitous in the region. By 1990, it was possible to purchase an AK-47 in a Darfurian market for $40. A popular jingle at the time captured the spirit of the new weapons culture and its impact on politics in the region: "The Kalash brings cash," the jingle promised, before warning that "without a Kalash you're trash".
originally posted by: the2ofusr1
WOW that is incredible . I worked for a fortune 500 co. a while back that was owned by The Carlyle Group .When I skimmed the surface of it I got shivers all the way through my body . lol this is one crazy and I mean crazy world we live in .. I am some glad I am a nobody and live in no mans land . a reply to: bobs_uruncle