October 29, 2012

The Panetta Doctrine

Jonah Goldberg, The Corner

AP Photo

There are two problems bigger problems with the Panetta doctrine. First, Panetta says they didn’t have real-time information. Uh, if having a live video feed and real-time reports from assets on the ground for hours doesn’t count as real-time information, what does? And if, as rumors suggest, the drones monitoring the situation were armed, the idea that the administration was trying to avoid some kind of “black hawk down” situation seems incomprehensible.

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TAGGED: Benghazi, Libya, Leon Panetta

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