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U.S.-Approved Arms for Libya Rebels Fell Into Jihadis’ Hands

From The New York Times, By , and , December 5, 2012 –

Rebels in Ras Lanuf, Libya, March 11, (Credit: AP)

Rebels in Ras Lanuf, Libya, March 11, (Credit: AP)

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration secretly gave its blessing to arms shipments to Libyan rebels from Qatar last year, but American officials later grew alarmed as evidence grew that Qatar was turning some of the weapons over to Islamic militants, according to United States officials and foreign diplomats.No evidence has emerged linking the weapons provided by the Qataris during the uprising against Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi to the attack that killed four Americans at the United States diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, in September.

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Parker County Republican Women to Host UN Conference Official Observer

MerryLynn Gerstenschlager

MerryLynn Gerstenschlager

Please join Parker County Republican Women as we welcome MerryLynn Gerstenschlager Vice President of Texas Eagle Forum as she discusses the impact of the 2012 UN conference.  MerryLynn is currently attending her 17th United Nations conference in Doha, Qatar.  There the UN has addressed issues such as climate change, the establishment of the International Criminal Court, financing for economic development, food for all, human settlements, sustainable development, the UN Millennium Goals, and world trade.

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