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POLITICO - Curveball: Woman Behind Case For Syria Strike Fired For Lying

POLITICO - Curveball: Woman Behind Case For Syria Strike Fired For Lying


The Syria researcher whose Wall Street Journal op-piece was cited by Secretary of State John Kerry and Sen. John McCain during congressional hearings about the use of force has been fired from the Institute for the Study of War for lying about having a Ph.D., the group announced on Wednesday.

“The Institute for the Study of War has learned and confirmed that, contrary to her representations, Ms. Elizabeth O’Bagy does not in fact have a Ph.D. degree from Georgetown University,” the institute said in a statement. “ISW has accordingly terminated Ms. O’Bagy’s employment, effective immediately.”

O’Bagy told POLITICO in an interview Monday that she had submitted and defended her dissertation and was waiting for Georgetown University to confer her degree. O’Bagy said she was in a dual master’s and doctorate program at Georgetown.

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I can see how some people lie about a High School Diploma....

But a PhD? What type of low level bird brain does this and from such a prestigious well known university?

see my latest comment

bumping my original thread about washington based think tanks


these people are evil !!!

"He's this eccentric Ghandi-Like figure that you cant touch with the normal bribes that people respond to."
the man Doug Wead on DR. RON PAUL

Oh I see

So they got it wrong because she doesn't have her doctorate.

Ok makes perfect sense. But you know what they say about liars...

"Once you become knowledgeable, you have an obligation to do something about it."- Ron Paul

She wouldnt happen to have

She wouldnt happen to have worked for any government agencies per chance

or have a hard on for big government, or spend her free time chanting....... USA!USA!USA

Excuse my vulgarity and trigger happy synicism, lets just say, that fast becoming, new/old phrase

"i wouldnt be surprised"