JOHN BOLTON/LIBYA/NORTH KOREA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “What would [former National Security Adviser John] Bolton, one of the dumbest people in Washington, know? Wasn’t he the person who so stupidly said, on television, ‘Libyan solution’, when describing what the U.S. was going to do for North Korea? I’ve got plenty of other Bolton ‘stupid stories’.“ ––Donald Trump, […]

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LIBYA/MILITARY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TURKEY: “President Donald Trump on Thursday [1-2-20] warned his Turkish counterpart against sending troops to fight in Libya hours after the Turkish Parliament voted to authorize such a move. Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed several ‘bilateral and regional issues,’ according to a readout of the call released by the White […]

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GOP/LIBYA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, Donald Trump’s voluble Capitol Hill defender, is worried that the president’s chatter is undermining efforts to stop Libya from falling into an all-out civil war. Trump recently held a call with Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar that blindsided U.S. diplomats and confused Arab and North African countries about […]

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FOREIGN POLICY/LIBYA/MIKE POMPEO/MILITARY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump on Friday [4-19-19] abruptly reversed American policy toward Libya, issuing a statement publicly endorsing an aspiring strongman in his battle to depose the United Nations-backed government. The would-be strongman, Khalifa Hifter, launched a surprise attack on the Libyan capital, Tripoli, more than two weeks ago. Relief agencies said […]

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LIBYA/MIKE PENCE/NORTH KOREA/SINGAPORE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump has notified Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, that he has canceled their much-anticipated meeting to discuss steps toward denuclearization and peace because of recent ‘tremendous anger and open hostility’ by Pyongyang toward members of his administration. In a letter dated Thursday [5-24-18] to Mr. Kim, the American […]

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LIBYA/NORTH KOREA/NUCLEAR/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The White House on Wednesday [5-16-18] downplayed comments by national security adviser John Bolton, who recently invoked Libya’s decision to denuclearize during the Bush administration as a model for US policy on North Korea, potentially placing a planned US-North Korea summit in jeopardy. Hours earlier, a North Korean official said […]

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LIBYA/MILITARY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The United States military has carried out twice as many airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Libya since President Trump took office as it has publicly acknowledged, raising questions about whether the Pentagon has sought to obscure operations in the strife-torn North African nation. The total number of strikes — eight since […]

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FOREIGN POLICY/LIBYA/NATIONAL SECURITY/TRUMP MEMORANDA: “Presidential Message to the Congress of the United States TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, within 90 days before the anniversary date of its declaration, the President publishes in the […]

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FOREIGN POLICY/LIBYA/NATIONAL SECURITY/TRUMP MEMORANDA: “Notice Regarding the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Libya On February 25, 2011, by Executive Order 13566, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701‑1706) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign […]

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FOREIGN POLICY/LIBYA/REX TILLERSON/STATE: “The United States remains committed to the Libyan Political Agreement, the State Department said in a statement following U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on Friday [12-1-17]. ‘Attempts to bypass the UN-facilitated political process or impose a military solution to the conflict would only destabilize […]

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IMMIGRATION/IRAN/IRAQ/LIBYA/SOMALIA/SYRIA/TERRORISM/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS/YEMEN: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and to protect the Nation from terrorist activities by foreign nationals […]

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LIBYA/NATURAL DISASTERS/OBAMA/RECORDS: “Obama lied 100% about Libya and the killings–emails are absolute. He must release his records on Wednesday and stop the lies. [1:03:54 PM] I always said Obama is lucky for himself but unlucky for the country. The storm could be very good for him as he (cont) http://t.co/BbBpnYfY [1:45:31 PM]“  – 10/29/2012, Donald […]

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LIBYA/OBAMA: “Obama has called Libya attack ‘a bump in the road’ and ‘not optimal.’ Just come clean already–tell Americans the truth!” [3:23:03 PM]  – 10/19/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 10/19/2012 […]

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DONALD ON DONALD/LIBYA/TERRORISM: “A reader just sent me the following:  ‘I wanted to share with you something rather startling. On page 103 of your book, Time To Get Tough, you write this chilling & prophetic statement about the Libyan issue that dominated Tuesday’s debate: ‘Even with Qaddafi gone now, unfortunately, the price we will pay […]

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IRAQ/LIBYA/MIDDLE EAST/OIL: “When will our nation’s sacrifices be respectfully appreciated? Iraq and Libya should reimburse us in oil.” [1:31:24 PM]  – 10/27/2011, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 10/27/2011 […]

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LIBYA/MIDDLE EAST: “Libya is adopting a more radical form of Sharia Law now under their new leadership. Is this what @BarackObama wanted?” [4:42:29 PM]  – 10/24/2011, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 10/24/2011 […]

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IRAN/LIBYA/MIDDLE EAST/OBAMA: “Why did @BarackObama liberate Libya and do nothing for the Iranian protestors? Iran is a threat to our national security.” [2:11:11 PM]  – Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Oct. 21, 2011 02:11pm […]

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LIBYA/MIDDLE EAST/OIL: “Why did we spend billions of our money on Libya if we are not going to get any of the country’s oil? What do we get out of this?” [10:14:18 AM]  – Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Oct. 21, 2011 10:14am […]

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LIBYA/OBAMA/TERRORISM: “Libya is being taken over by Islamic radicals—with @BarackObama’s open support.” [12:07:12 PM]  – Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Aug. 31, 2011 12:07pm […]

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LIBYA/TERRORISM: “The new Libyan Government should turn over the Lockerbie bomber—now.” [3:00:08 PM]  – Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Aug. 30, 2011 03:00pm […]

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LIBYA: “We have spent over $1 Billion on the Libya operation. What are we getting back?” [2:02:54 PM]  – Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Aug. 24, 2011 02:02pm […]

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LIBYA: “As bad as Qaddafi was—what comes next in Libya will be worse—just watch.” [3:24:09 PM]  – Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Aug. 23, 2011 03:24pm […]

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LIBYA: “Let’s not start celebrating over Libya until we see who takes over.” [1:52:14 PM]  – Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Aug. 23, 2011 01:52pm […]

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LIBYA: “We spent over a billion on Libya and lead the way—why is Europe getting the oil?” [11:57:52 AM]  – Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Aug. 23, 2011 11:57am […]

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