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Libya and ‘Smart Power at its Best’ — Refuting Words With Pictures

Last night, Hillary Clinton declared that American intervention in Libya represented “smart power at its best.” Rather than respond with an essay, let’s just say that pictures can be worth a thousand words.

In Benghazi, an Islamic militant exults as an American diplomatic compound burns:

In America, Ambassador Stevens and three other brave Americans come home:

In Libya, the black flag of ISIS proudly waves:

In Tripoli, an Islamic militia swims in an American pool:

And, finally, Libyan citizens express their love for the nation that freed them from Muammar Gaddafi’s intolerable oppression:


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