Report: Weapons from Libya used in Algeria attack
Should US cut off aid sent to Libyans?
- Duration 3:50
- Date Jan 22, 2013
Should US cut off aid sent to Libyans?
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-- three Americans killed in the attack him.
How Syria now reports back from Libya.
We're used in that -- Libby is described as an ammunition supermarket.
For terrorists reasons why terror expert Aaron Cohen says the nation should be yet another senator USA.
But it does even now wine.
-- I mean you know what the problem here is that we're we're we're sending -- -- millions not billions of dollars in the Libya indeed the -- to this country needs to be cut off and the reason why is because.
The attack that we just saw on this natural gas.
Factory or refinery.
Which happens to sit on the Libyan border.
That the weapons that were recovered by the Algerian security forces.
Where the exact same kalashnikovs rifles the exact same Belgium made land mines and the exact same see five.
An anti tank rocket launchers that were made so famous by the Libyan militias on the back of the pickup trucks.
These weapons these exact weapons and models were recovered by the Algerian security forces which means.
They came from the stockpiles that had been amassed.
By Moammar Qaddafi.
And then looted by arms traffickers and now -- freely moving back and forth on the on on the use on this North African border.
Which is completely wide open for these traffickers in these militias.
Leaving aside are pouring good money after bad and -- regions which we've committed over the years tens of billions of dollars.
And just even in the case of Egypt.
Then give money the new government that hates us.
Even more I'm wondering in light of today's developments were Benjamin Netanyahu has to form a coalition government.
Not nearly as popular as it was before this latest voluntary election.
Lay out how the Middle East looks right now.
You know it's it's it's tricky now is it's always been.
The Netanyahu government is obviously struggling due to its.
Do the trick and as this situation.
Having said that though.
You know I think TV's a very clever politician and he's got a lot of experience in the region.
And he's also a highly decorated soldier coming out of Israel is a very strong leader for the Israelis.
And I think that he's going to be OK given the climate of the security situation.
That's why Israel likes to have -- in power and that's what he continues to get reelected it's because he represents that security which they know was going to be no nonsense.
Well I think -- it away from victory after all is and it's not the size the victors is whenever a W or knowledge of your name.
And he'll have a -- when all -- said and done.
But it would dealing with a president who only argument goes has not been very supportive or for that matter with whom.
-- the other with some.
Cynicism so I guess -- as -- going forward is what you think will be our extended policy toward the Middle East whether we pour good money.
After bad in places like Libya needs it -- -- or whether we reassess it entirely.
I think that there's going to be an entire reassessment -- About putting money into places that are can -- that -- can continue to be a threat to our our national security.
In regards to Israel though obviously Israel is America's strongest ally it's their -- operating base never in the region.
In the Middle East we share information share intelligence we shared technology.
What we shared training you know we we have a joint Counterterrorism Center in Israel where Americans come and train and and we -- had an overflow -- version.
I think that at the end of the day the entire policy.
Needs to be focused on the countries and we'll continue to be focused on the countries that are the true ally or the or the on the passage to America which is Israel and I think again countries like Libya and these are -- -- in other countries that are that just don't have a grip on their security.
It's a problem and they need to be looked at very closely in the -- the funding needs to be retracted aren't thank you very much -- --