Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Against the Tide of Failures

Well, let's celebrate this success before the incoming tide of defeat overwhelms our foreign policy apparatus:

Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby

I can confirm that on Sunday, June 15 the U.S. Military -- in cooperation with law enforcement personnel -- captured Ahmed Abu Khatallah, a key figure in the attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012. He is in U.S. custody in a secure location outside of Libya. There were no civilian casualties related to this operation, and all U.S. personnel involved in the operation have safely departed Libya.

I would like to note that while the administration wants to close Guantanamo Bay, we apparently need a secure location outside of our territory to hold bad guys.

No word if he will be immediately traded for anybody else.