Skip to comments.AP on Benghazi attack: 150 gunmen involved, arrived in Ansar al-Sharia trucks
Posted on 10/27/2012 5:59:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The highest estimate Id seen before this of the number of attackers was 40. Read this piece and think about not only how many people were involved but how organized and deliberate they were, particularly in setting up roadblocks before making their move. Then think about Chris Stevens and the skeleton crew of unarmed Libyan guards that State left him with trying to repel something of this magnitude. This explains why a Spectre gunship might have been needed: There were a lot of jihadis swarming the consulate that night.
The AP spoke to five Libyan witnesses. No one saw any protest about the movie before the attack, but one of them did see Ansar al-Sharia using the movie as a bit of attack theater...
(Excerpt) Read more at hotair.com ...
Al Qaeda offshoot a prime suspect in Libya attack Sept. 13, 2012
(CBS News) A radical Islamic group called Ansar al Sharia is, according to U.S. officials, the leading suspect in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi that killed four Americans. The name means "Supporters of Islamic law" and U.S. officials describe it as an offshoot of al Qaeda.
0coward is still investigating.
There were 3 terrorist caught by those in the CIA compound. They were ordered to turn them over to Libyan authorities and have now disappeared.
I have not seen anything on this since.
Exactly. Where’d that story go? I saw one of the caught terrorists was killed somehow after he was taken into custody. How?
150. Higher numbers fits the Administration “was too dangerous to send military” bs.
Early reports all said 40-50 insurgents.
Pretty sure 100 highly trained US troops could have obliterated a bunch of monkey bar climbing sand jockeys.
How many walked away?
I just cannot get my soul around this .... it makes hollow our ethic of "No man left behind". It brings shame on America.
It was not treason. It was murder.
Obozo planned to use the movie “insult” to Islam to justify suppression of our !st Amendment speech rights. Guess it has, last I heard the producer of the movie is still under arrest.
Little S-10 Pickups ? or full blown military pickups ? or big military trucks ?
A friend of mine came up with a theory that our seals acting out of instinct and loyalty caused a plan to kidnap the Ambassador to fail. The Ambassador was to be used as a trade for the blind Sheik. A sinister plot gone awry?
It was not treason. It was murder.
For the political gain of one Barack Hussein 0bama or whatever the h@ll his name really is.
I hear you about the soul part. BH0 doesn't have one, of that I am convinced. He is NOT an American.
AP yet! Very interesting.
What was really going on at the annex ... The John Batchelor Show ^ | October 27,2012 | John Batchelor
Rather convenient to have the police put a bullet in his head.
I hate to say this, and God, I pray it doesn't happen, but I really do think now it may take some type of nuclear attack like a dirty bomb or something for people to get it and finally deal with them like the vermin they are. I hate that its the case, but thats the only thing I can think of that can still put people into a state where they realize its kill or be killed with these animals.
Maybe, 0bama and Panetta thought those men were attached to a wedding party (SARC)
Doesn’t add up - ambassador was already gone and they murdered him, didn’t keep him alive. I guess that part might have gone awry, perhaps.
I think the simplest explanation is best — the WH or Panetta gave the stand down order to sacrifice our guys for Libyans.
This from the AP? Will wonders never cease. The story must be pretty strong to get the administration press to write a story.
I’m glad that it’s finally getting coverage outside of Fox, talk radio, and the internet.
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