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Despite Benghazi, Libyans may train with U.S. military

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    Despite Benghazi, Libyans may train with U.S. military

    Despite Benghazi, Libyans may train with U.S. military - Washington Times

    Libyans may train with U.S. military

    House GOP critical of plan in wake of Benghazi attack

    Published: 16 hours ago

    (WASHINGTON TIMES) The Obama administration has drawn up draft rules that would end a decadeslong ban on Libyans getting military training in the U.S., according to documents obtained by House Republicans who said Thursday that it’s the wrong move after last year’s Benghazi attack.

    The administration says relations with Libya have “normalized” over the past two years and that the Libyan government has earned the right to have better access to the U.S., which imposed the ban in 1983 after a wave of terrorist attacks involving Libyans.

    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, Virginia Republican, and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Utah Republican, said Libya remains a dangerous hot spot and relaxing the rules is a bad idea.


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