This is the kind of action — and there are so very many of them — that makes people suspicious of Obama regarding Islam, even as the mainstream media continues to dismiss all such suspicions as “racism” and “bigotry.” Even if he is not a Muslim, he seems determined to advance the global Islamic agenda at every opportunity.
“Exclusive: Obama Refuses to Hit ISIS’s Libyan Capital,” by Nancy A. Youssef, The Daily Beast, February 18, 2016 (thanks to John):
The terror group is gaining ground in Libya. But the Obama administration has said no to a Pentagon plan to go after ISIS there.
Despite the growing threat from the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Libya, the Obama administration has turned down a U.S. military plan for an assault on ISIS’s regional hub there, three defense officials told The Daily Beast.
In recent weeks, the U.S. military—led by its Africa and Special Operations Commands—have pushed for more airstrikes and the deployment of elite troops, particularly in the city of Sirte. The hometown of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, the city is now under ISIS control and serving as a regional epicenter for the terror group.
The airstrikes would target ISIS resources while a small band of Special Operations Forces would train Libyans to eventually be members of a national army, the officials said.
Weeks ago, defense officials told The New York Times that they were crafting military plans for such strikes, but needed more time to develop intelligence so that they could launch a sustained air campaign on ISIS in Sirte.
But those plans have since been put on the back burner.
“There is little to no appetite for that in this administration,” one defense official explained….