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The Gitmo Detainee the Times
Just Denied Was in Benghazi . . .
Was in Benghazi

National Review Online, by Patrick Brennan

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 1/8/2014 6:33:09 AM

U.S. officials have told the Washington Post that they believe that former Guantanamo Bay detainee and al-Qaeda-linked militant Abu Sufian bin Qumu was involved in the September 11 terrorist attack that killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya — a claim specifically denied in the New York Times’ report last week about the tragedy. Rumors have flown about bin Qumu’s involvement in the attack for a long time: Fox News reported the connection just a week after the attack in 2012, and 60 Minutes’ ridiculously thinly sourced report this winter about the attacks repeated the claim, though without any evidence of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: uno, 1/8/2014 6:44:36 AM     (No. 9683820)

SomeTimes things are just hard to find when you´re bought and paid for...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: guybee, 1/8/2014 7:56:52 AM     (No. 9683897)

or when you are looking in all the wrong places.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: miceal, 1/8/2014 8:35:45 AM     (No. 9683928)

I must be getting old, I cannot keep up with the lies put out by this Administration and it´s backers........

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fed-up, 1/8/2014 10:05:09 AM     (No. 9684078)

I dont put it past the media to try to clear the air on this, in time for memories to fade. Will be interesting to see how much O is going to try to protect H... I cant see it happening. I think he will push Biden as better qualified, which we all know is a joke too.

Everything this WH does is political. Everything. Pathetic

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 1/8/2014 10:12:02 AM     (No. 9684095)

I couldn´t find it in the article, but a search revealed that Qumu was released from Gitmo in 2007.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 1/8/2014 11:51:02 AM     (No. 9684293)

The article mentions that FOX had reported on this a week after the attack. This is true. They also did an amazing time-line, which has been substantiated by subsequent information.

Sad, but true, #5. GWBush was under lots of pressure to release detainees. At that point he didn´t have much more political capital to fight this. The Dem/Left had taken over both Chambers of Congress and their minions across the country were agitating their heads off.

These terrorists are like sex offenders: the recidivism rate is near 100%.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BreakRight, 1/8/2014 12:03:53 PM     (No. 9684315)

According to Wickipedia:

"Qumu was reported to have been released in October 2007. He was transferred to Libya on 28 September 2007 and was released from Abu Salim prison in 2010 following an amnesty for political prisoners."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/8/2014 12:06:52 PM     (No. 9684320)

Glo-bull Warmists are famous for denying the plain facts right in front of their deluded noses - - and the same seems to be true for some die-hard supporters of a recent former president.

We can´t move forward by denying the past. We must face it and make corrections where necessary.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 1/8/2014 6:49:20 PM     (No. 9684972)

While off topic, I got a problem with King Features cartoon below the Must Reads. That was Kennedy´s and Johnson´s war not Nixon´s. Read the history. All Nixon did was react to the msm of the time and the anti-war protestors including our own Jane Treasonist Fonda.

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