Obama’s Epic Failure: US Evacuates Embassy Compound In Libya Amid Jihad Fighting

More of the media’s scrubbing and whitewashing of Obama’s epic foreign policy failures. Obama supported the ouster of Qaddafi, who was certainly no prince, but much more preferable to a terror state — with fallout across Africa.
It’s not just Libya that has deteriorated to a terror state, but Mali, too.
Qaddafi contained the jihad threat.

FOX: The United States shut down its embassy in Libya Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival militias, the State Department said.

“Due to the ongoing violence resulting from clashes between Libyan militias in the immediate vicinity of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, we have temporarily relocated all of our personnel out of Libya,” spokeswoman Marie Harf said.

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The withdrawal underscored the Obama administration’s concern about the heightened risk to American diplomats abroad, particularly in Libya where memories of the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in the eastern city of Benghazi are still vivid and the political uproar over it remain fresh ahead of a new congressional investigation into the incident. A senior military official told Fox News the Pentagon has been advising the State Department leave the post for weeks.

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Christopher Stevens was unavailable for comment.

“U.S. Evacuates Embassy Compound In Libya,” NPR

The U.S. has ordered the closure of its embassy in Libya amid what is being described as a significant deterioration in security. The State Department says personnel are being moved to an alternate location as fighting escalates among rival militant factions in the capital, Tripoli.


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