Report: Obama’s Security Chief Stopped Secret US/German “Suicide Mission” to Rescue Pirate Hostages

Report: Obama’s Security Chief Stopped Secret US/German “Suicide Mission” to Rescue Pirate Hostages
Naval Institute Blog ^ | May 5, 2009 | Eric Wertheim

Posted on Wednesday, May 06, 2009 1:11:25 PM by Saint X

President Barack Obama’s National Security Advisor, GEN James Jones Jr., USMC (Ret.) reportedly made the difficult decision last month to call off a massive hostage rescue effort that was to have been undertaken by German counter-terrorism forces and launched from the USS Boxer, a U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship that was also involved in the April rescue of Captain Richard Phillips of the Maersk-Alabama.

(Excerpt) Read more at blog.usni.org

Ref:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2245441/posts

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