How bizarre and destructive has Obama been to intelligence and national security? This list was put together by Marc Thiessen at AEIdeas
Last year, they leaked fact that the Libyan prime minister had approved the US raid that captured a senior al-Qaeda leader in Tripoli — which led directly to the prime minister’s kidnapping in retaliation for authorizing the raids.
They also leaked the fact that a second raid had been planned against one of the terrorists responsible for the Benghazi attack – tipping him off that we were planning to snatch him.
Before that, they leaked the role of a British double agent in breaking up a new underwear bomb plot in Yemen – requiring that double agent to be extracted.
They also leaked classified operational details of the bin Laden raid – which got a Pakistani doctor who helped us arrested.
They also leaked classified details of a US cyber-attack on Iran’s nuclear program.
They also leaked the US and Israeli role in creating the “Flame” virus to spy on Iran’s nuclear program.
They also leaked the existence of a “secret kill list” of terrorists targeted with drone strikes.
They also leaked the existence of a secret US drone base in Saudi Arabia.
They also leaked the existence a secret Israeli agreement with Azerbaijan to use its territory in case of a raid on Iran’s nuclear program.
They also leaked the existence of secret special operations bases in Burkina Faso that were being used against al Qaeda in Africa.
They also leaked the presence of CIA teams in Turkey helping direct aid to anti-Assad rebels in Syria.
They also leaked the existence of a top secret “covert action finding” authorizing US support for rebels.