They brought F5 rockets that also surfaced in the Libyan war, said the security source. The Islamists wore the same type of outfits that Qatar provided to Libyan National Transitional Council rebels by Qatar – yellow flak jackets with brown patches, known as “chocolate chip” camouflage.
Over the last four years, the United States has spent between $520 million and $600 million in a sweeping effort to combat Islamist militancy in the region without fighting the kind of wars it has waged in the Middle East… But all that deliberate planning collapsed swiftly when heavily armed, battle-hardened Islamist fighters returned from combat in Libya.
The State Department knew, which means that the information went up the chain to Hillary Clinton.The National Security Council was copied on that email and the NSC briefs the president, which means that Obama knew. A decision was made to cover it up, to avoid talking about the fact that Al Qaeda had carried out an unprecedented raid on a US consulate on September 11 on Obama’s watch.