CIA analyst Fred Fleitz revealed that the Obama administration knew via the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) about North Korea’s miniaturized nuclear weapons capabilities in 2013.
The “inconvenient truth” about Obama knowing about North Korea’s capabilities, nearly 5 years ago, was left out of a story the Washington Post published on Tuesday—making it appear the DIA just recently discovered it.
Fleitz reported via Fox News:
Tuesday’s bombshell Washington Post story that the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has determined North Korea is capable of constructing miniaturized nuclear weapons that could be used as warheads for missiles – possibly ICBMs – left out a crucial fact: DIA actually concluded this in 2013. The Post also failed to mention that the Obama administration tried to downplay and discredit this report at the time.
During an April 11, 2013, House Armed Services Committee hearing, Congressman Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., inadvertently revealed several unclassified sentences from a DIA report that said DIA had determined with “moderate confidence” that North Korea has the capability to make a nuclear weapon small enough to be launched with a ballistic missile.
The Director of National Intelligence and Obama officials subsequently tried to dismiss Lamborn’s disclosure by claiming the DIA assessment was an outlier that did not reflect the views of the rest of the U.S. Intelligence Community.
It was clear what Obama officials were doing in 2013. The DIA report represented inconvenient facts that threatened President Obama’s North Korea “strategic patience” policy — a policy to do nothing about North Korea and kick this problem down the road to the next president. Obama officials tried to downplay the DIA assessment to prevent it from being used to force the president to employ a more assertive North Korea policy.
Fleitz appeared with Lou Dobbs on Fox News and discussed this disturbing incompetence of Obama and his administration including none other than lying Susan Rice.
Watch the video:
Thanks to Obama we are now in the situation we are in. This could have probably been nipped in the bud 5 years ago if he had any backbone.
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