They watched them die [Reader Post]

The NY Post story outlines what I have been hearing this morning from former CIA operatives and former intelligence officers. There were assets available that could have been deployed to help those under siege in the Benghazi consulate. The Obama administration knew virtually immediately what was happening but chose to do nothing. Instead, they sat back, made some popcorn and watched.

The United States had an unmanned Predator drone over its consulate in Benghazi during the attack that slaughtered four Americans — which should have led to a quicker military response, it was revealed yesterday.

Obama loses Iraq to Iran [Reader Post]

This is an epic Obama failure masked as a fulfilled campaign pledge.

The US suffered a major diplomatic and military rebuff on Friday when Iraq finally rejected its pleas to maintain bases in the country beyond this year.

Barack Obama announced at a White House press conference that all American troops will leave Iraq by the end of December, a decision forced by the final collapse of lengthy talks between the US and the Iraqi government on the issue.