You couldn't make this stuff up, not even if you called your fictional story "The Idiot Leaders of Idiot Land." The U.S. government supported Libyan rebels against a secular (though admittedly evil) dictator, thinking that the new government would appreciate the help and become pro-Obama, pro-America.
Then our government backed Egyptian rebels against a secular (though admittedly evil) dictator, thinking, once again, that the new government would be ever so grateful. With so many Muslim allies in place, Al Qaeda (our real enemy) wouldn't stand a chance! Welcome to Fantasy Land.
In reality, the weapons used to topple Qaddafi in Libya are now being sold to Al Qaeda terrorists in post-Mubarak Egypt. These weapons will be used to kill Israelis, Americans, and anyone else who doesn't submit to Islam. (continue reading...)