By Geller Report Staff
Barack Obama, in the leadup to the 2012 presidential election, downplayed the strength of al Qaeda — an obvious effort to make himself appear bigger and more powerful on the foreign policy front.
What’s most interesting about the finding is that it comes via the New York Times, a newspaper that’s not exactly known as an Obama-hater.
The Weekly Standard has the news:
A top foreign correspondent at the New York Times said Friday that the Obama administration deliberately downplayed al Qaeda’s strength in the run-up to the 2012 presidential election.
“The overall narrative that I think was being pushed to the press, and if you look back at the editorials that were done when that trove came out, was an image of bin Laden isolated, he had lost control of this group,” Rukmini Callimachi said during an event at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, referring to the 17 hand-picked documents released by the Obama administration in May of 2012.Read entire article here: https://pamelageller.com/2017/11/liar-chief-obama-lied-al-qaeda-strength-election.html/