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http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/05/20/pentagon-prepares-for-possible-evacuation-us-personnel-from-libya-amid-upheaval/?intcmp=latestnews

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The Obama administration is moving military assets into place in preparation for a possible evacuation of Americans from Libya, as a political crisis threatens to touch off a new wave of violence in the unstable country.

Officials say no decision has been made on whether to move U.S. personnel, particularly those at the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, out of Libya. But the U.S. military is preparing in case the State Department makes the call.

Defense Department spokesman Lt. Col. Myles Caggins said eight Ospreys and three KC-130J refueling aircraft are now positioned at Sigonella air base in Italy. In addition, about 250 Marines are in Italy, as part of a team put in place in the wake of the 2012 Benghazi terror attacks.

Officials are no doubt mindful of the lessons from Benghazi, and say they're watching closely as rival factions clash and position for confrontation in several cities.


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Isn't this 'upheaval' due to the fact that Kadafi isn't running the place anymore and the real real bad muzzies (who are buddies with obama) are trying to take over the place?


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This is Obama's/Clinton's mess.
To Clear things up...

Mueller has been one of the most respected individuals on the planet over the last 20 years.

Mueller is a Republican

Mueller was appointed by Republicans

Mueller doesn't determine if someone is guilty, The Judge and Jury do!

Get it!!!!

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Isn't this 'upheaval' due to the fact that Kadafi isn't running the place anymore and the real real bad muzzies (who are buddies with obama) are trying to take over the place?

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RING!!!!

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thank you so much for answering that question.
« Last Edit: May 21, 2014, 05:52:00 PM by flowers »


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Isn't this 'upheaval' due to the fact that Kadafi isn't running the place anymore and the real real bad muzzies (who are buddies with obama) are trying to take over the place?

Exactly right, and the end result is going to be the dissolution of Libya and the formation of at least two, possibly three smaller caliphates, probably Sunni v Shia v Persian influences, and the unrest will only continue to build.  Right now the focus of Jihad is in Syria, but that is already changing with the mounting Islamic extremist atrocities in and around Nigeria.



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