May 21, 2014
The unpleasant drag queen who used to run Libya
Instead of working with the old buzzard, we listened to the Europeans, and participated in an insane war to have him removed. By the time we decided that Qaddafi was the devil, he was cooperating with us in the battle against the Islamists, had given up his involvement in international terrorism, and abandoned his WMD program. He was like an old repentant Mafia chieftain who sought to make points with the FBI.The DiploMad 2.0: Libya: Farce and Tragedy
Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 21, 2014 8:55 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.
My friend David High, Marine Iraq combat field-grade infantry officer with three years there and later, civilian service in sub-Sahara Africa, called me at the time and said, basically, that Obama got rolled by the Europeans.
"It's their mess," David said. "This is an after-affect of French and Italian colonialism. The Libya war is neo-colonialism by the Europeans. And the United States is like fraternity pledges that the brothers make mop up the frat house floor on Sunday morning after an all-night kegger that they didn't attend."
From March 2011: "The Speech: There is no Plan A"
Posted by: Donald Sensing at May 21, 2014 1:45 PM