Blame President Barack Obama and former secretary of State Hillary Clinton for turning Libya into a “feeding ground” for the Islamic State (ISIS), says former Rep. Allen West, president and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis.
“Let’s understand who destabilized Libya. Unconstitutionally, not in concert with the War Powers Act Resolution,” West, a Florida (now Texas) Republican, said Monday on “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV.
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“Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. We know from those tapes the Pentagon has released that [Libyan strongman Muammar] Gaddafi’s son was more than willing to have a peaceful transition. Yet, we turned Libya over to the militant Islamists and now is a feeding ground for ISIS.
“Thank God you have leaders such as King Abdullah of Jordan and General al-Sisi in Egypt that realize what you must do to combat this enemy. No words and no speeches. You start bombing them.”
West’s comments came after Egypt bombed ISIS militants in neighboring Libya and called on the U.S. and Europe to join an international war against ISIS after extremists beheaded a group of 21 Egyptian Christians.
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