U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice said the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi last week was not premeditated, directly contradicting top Libyan officials who say the attack was planned in advance. “Our current best assessment, based on the information that we…
via Ambassador Susan Rice: Libya Attack Not Premeditated.
This is a Benghazi flashback. Obama and the girls at work. Next up Jen Psaki, today stated, ““We would characterize him as a member of the military who was detained while in combat.” Wow, numerous accounts from soldiers there and involved in the search for him understand that he walked off his base and left his weapon behind, some “in combat” that is… The US Army owes it to the soldiers who died searching for him to ascertain the facts.
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And here’s the bonus: with Bergdahl’s release now dominating the news, the ever-festering VA scandal is no longer on the front pages. Clearly, the prisoner deal–as bad as it is–could have been concluded weeks ago. But waiting until now to finalize the details (and announce it) clearly served domestic political purposes. Expect to hear a lot more about the Bergdahl saga in the weeks, including TV interviews and the obligatory cover stories in outlets like People. Meanwhile, revelations about veterans dying at the hands of the VA recede further in the public’s mind.
Thanks JK, that link is sure worth reading!
“BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey says the Army may still pursue an investigation that could lead to desertion charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (boh BURG’-dahl), who was freed from five years of Taliban captivity in a prisoner exchange last weekend.”
Key word here “may” still pursue – not “will” pursue, so just crouching for cover from the media firestorm and trying to regroup in military jargon….