The Clinton emails that raise questions over France's Libyan war


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A former American journalist and White House advisor sent Hillary Clinton detailed emails which shed new light on the reasons behind French president Nicolas Sarkozy's decision to intervene militarily in Libya in the spring of 2011. The messages are from veteran journalist Sidney Blumenthal, a one-time advisor to President Bill Clinton who joined the Clinton Foundation and who later worked with a group of American businessmen looking to win markets in Libya once its leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown. They were sent to Hillary Clinton, US secretary of state since 2008, about the situation in Libya.