‘A Stunning Breach of Security’: Obama Admin Slammed For Releasing Details of Failed Rescue Mission

Published on August 22, 2014

Greta Van Susteren talks to Former US Ambassador John Bolton about the recent video released by ISIS of the beheading of James Foley. He slams the Obama Administration for releasing the details of the failed rescue mission of Foley.

GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, FOX NEWS HOST: What do you make of the breaking news tonight that the Pentagon has released the information that they had a failed rescue mission, supposedly trying to get, perhaps, Mr. Foley?

AMB. JOHN BOLTON: I think this is a stunning breech of security for the United States. Obviously, ordered by the White House, I cannot conceive of the Pentagon releasing this on their own. This is exactly the sort of thing that should remain completely confidential for 50 years, number one, because it tells people what we try to do. Number two, it’s an admission of failure. Well, the United States tried again and couldn’t do it. Number three, whoever was — we relied upon, whoever gave us the tip is now in jeopardy from the Islamic State and they will be dead already. This is just not something do you.

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