December 2, 2012

Susan Rice Helped Liberate Libya

Bernard-Henri Levy, The Daily Beast

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Amid all the partisan accusations about Susan Rice’s statements after the murder of Ambassador Stevens in Benghazi, we easily forget her indispensable role in bringing down Gaddafi.

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TAGGED: Muammar Gaddafi, Libya, Barack Obama, United States, Susan Rice


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