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Emails to Hillary contradict French tale on Libya war

Ex-CIA source says French intel service “created” Libyan rebel group in fight against Moammar Gadhafi.
A pro-National Transitional Council (NTC) combatant greets France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) and National Transitional Council (NTC) head Mustafa Abdul Jalil (C) as they arrive at the Tripoli Medical Center September 15, 2011. President Sarkozy and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (not pictured) travel to Libya, making stops in Tripoli and Benghazi, the first visit by foreign leaders since the toppling of the former regime.   REUTERS/Eric Feferberg/Pool    (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) -
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French spies secretly organized and funded the Libyan rebels who defeated Moammar Gadhafi, according to confidential emails to Hillary Clinton that were made public on June 22.

The memos from Clinton adviser Sidney Blumenthal contradict the popular French narrative about its intervention in Libya, raising fresh questions about a war that toppled a dictator but left chaos and radicalism in his stead. They were allegedly written by retired CIA operative Tyler Drumheller and released by a special congressional panel investigating the 2012 attack on the US mission in Benghazi.

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