Wikileaks: McCain promised to provide Gathafi with weapons

'Common enemies sometimes make better friends'

NEW YORK - A US diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks on Wednesday reveals Republican Sen. John McCain, former 2008 presidential candidate, promised to provide arms and military gear to Col. Muammar Gathafi during a meeting in August 2009.
Also attending the meeting was Independent Sen. Joe Lieberman and Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and Susan Collins.
The leaked cable reads, "Lieberman called Libya an important ally in the war on terrorism, noting that common enemies sometimes make better friends."