Skip to comments.Benghazi explained: Hillary may as well have killed them herself
Posted on 02/26/2014 3:55:45 PM PST by Starman417
There has been much argument about the security situation in Benghazi leading up to the 2012 attacks. On the one hand, there is no dispute that additional security had been requested in the months before the attack. The timeline is important.
The documents also included an ACTION MEMO for Under Secretary of State for Management Patrick Kennedy dated December 27, 2011, and written by US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman. With the subject line: Future of Operations in Benghazi, Libya, the memo states: With the full complement of five Special Agents, our permanent presence would include eight U.S. direct hire employees.
This would seem to suggest that Undersecretary Kennedy had approved a plan for five permanent security agents in Benghazi, but that never happened. It should be noted that there were ultimately a total of five Diplomatic Security Agents in Benghazi that night since there were two stationed at the Benghazi compound, and three escorted Ambassador Chris Stevens to the compound.
On February 11, 1:13 pm, Regional Security Officer of the Libyan Embassy Eric Nordstrom emails State Department officials, cc-ing then-Ambassador Gene Cretz, saying hell try to send personnel from the Security Support Team to Benghazi. Ill speak with our SST personnel to se if they can free up 1 or 2 bodies for Benghazi .While the status of Benghazi remains undefined, DS Diplomatic Security is hesitant to devout (sic) resources and as I indicated previously, this has severely hampered operations in Benghazi. That often means that DS agents are there guarding a compound with 2 other DOS personnel present. That often means that outreach and reporting is non-existent.
Norstrom notes that the British have a 5 person team assigned to just their head of mission, so they have made a commitment to maintain a larger presence in Benghazi than the USG, the U.S. government.
At 8:53 pm. James Bacigalupo, the Regional Director Near East Asia Bureau of Diplomatic Security DSS for the State Department, emails Nordstrom, Call me, I am surprised at your statement that DS is hesitant to devote resources as I (you) have indicated previously that has severely limited operations in Benghazi.
Norstrom responds on Sunday, February 12: 8:58 pm we have had multiple times previously had no movements in Benghazi because we had only 2 DS agents on the ground. Havingno movements for upwards for 10 days severely limits operations in Benghazi. Ive been placed in a very difficult spot when the Ambassador tells me that I need to support Benghazi but cant direct MSD Mobile Security Detachment there and been advised that DS isnt going to provide more than 3 DS agents over the long term.
One signed by Stevens and titled LIBYAS FRAGILE SECURITY DETERIORIATES AS TRIBAL RIVALRIES, POWER PLAYS AND EXTREMISM INTENSIFY, dated June 25, 2012, assess the increase in violence. From April to June, Libya also witnesses an increase in attacks targeting international organizations and foreign interests, Stevens wrote, describing attacks on a United Nations official in Benghazi, International Committee for the Red Cross buildings in Benghazi and Misrata, and IED at the mission in Benghazi, and RPG fired at the British Ambassadors convoy, and an attack on the consulate of Tunisia.
Another cable from Stevens, titled The Guns of August; security in eastern Libya and dated August 8, 2012, states Since the eve of the (July) elections, Benghazi has moved from trepidation to euphoria and back as a series of violent incidents has dominated the political landscape during the Ramadan holiday. Stevens describes the incidents as organized, but this is not an organized campaign. The Supreme Security Council, the interim security force, he says, has not coalesced into a stabilizing force and provides little deterrence.
In August the situation in Benghazi was deteriorating rapidly:
The deteriorating security situation in Benghazi had been the subject of a meeting that embassy officials held Aug. 15, where they concluded they could not defend the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi. The next day, the embassy drafted a cable outlining the dire circumstances and saying it would spell out what it needed in a separate cable.
In light of the uncertain security environment, US Mission Benghazi will submit specific requests to US Embassy Tripoli for additional physical security upgrades and staffing needs by separate cover, said the cable, which was first reported by Fox News.
Stevens cables Washington that Al Qaeda has camps in the area:
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yes and an Amen, DrJohn
The hated and EXEMPT US Congress cares as much
about this as they do about the open borders,
the arming of al Qaeda, the IRS and NSA disgraces,
and the now UBIQUITOUS criminality in DC.
It has been almost a year and a half since our enemies murdered four Americans and caused us to retreat from Benghazi. Obama’s answer? “Let’s cut the military.” Obama has all the leadership ability of a pair of soiled shorts.
Hillary WILL NEVER be held to account for anything, much less Benghazi! Hillary Clinton is by far and away the most scandal ridden politician still alive today and in the top 10 of all time for America.
What difference does it make is right. The Marxist propaganda machine posing as our fair and impartial media will promote Hitlery like the 2nd coming of Christ, Republicans will nominate a RINO who will never bring Benghazi up in debates, and she will get elected.
If people have to die for Hillary to be President, that’s just how it is. We’re all going to have to give up things for the common good.
Don’t forget about the traitors being exposed for the gun running going on from Benghazi to syria
What all are missing is WHY WAS STEVENS THERE!!! His office was in Tripoli. He flew in on a C130, on 9?11! with just two body guards. The plane ultimately was to carry back weapons and 31 CIA weapons experts but office staff and 31 CIA weapons experts to safety after the first attack. Why were 31 CIA weapons experts there? Don’t chase rabbits like “security memos” That is a “red herring”. What occurred at the request of the Al Qaeda was a money exchange for Stinger Missiles that Hillary had provided our enemy to fight Qaddafi because the UN would not vote for a “no fly zone” . They had enough left over to shoot down many USA passenger planes. I am convinced this will happen. When Stevens showed up with $400 to 600 million printed US dollars they double crossed Hillary. (imagine that)
Stay on the reason for this insanity. Stay on this and you wil then understand the panic driven lie about the video. Driven to total fear the told a big lie. It is obvious.
This is the most embarrassing, shameful, and disgraceful act of the Commander in Chief in our history, that I know of.
Leaving soldiers behind to die in the heat of battle, as they struggled to save civilian lives.
My heart hurts for what they must have felt after fighting for 8 hours and help NEVER arrived, sacrificing their lives for a CIC that abandoned them.
GOD SAVE US, AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS !!!!
I still have no reason to disprove the theory that deeper planning to create an October surprise is true. Hillary and Bill have been successfully manipulative on all things political for almost 50 years now.
Why no heavy weapons for defense at Bengazi, given the size of the elaborate operation?
Cuz the plan worked out AHEAD OF TIME called for heavy use of US aipower in case of emergency.
THAT is why the pair were lasing targets —because of their believe that “THEIR SIDE” would soon be swooping in the churn the earth and blast the enemy to all hell.
Over the course of EIGHT HOURS how many times were these guys lied to, told that the zoomies were juuuuuust about the unleash hell, hmmm...?
THEY BELIEVED AND THEY DIED.
THOUSANDS of people that night were moving heaven and earth to save those guys, and the TINIEST job at Bengazi —simply to say, “Go”— was deliberately ignored by the irresponsible, America-hating Obama.
CHOSE THE BEST BENGAZI ANSWER:
1. Missiles for Muzzies
2. Cyclops for Stevens
3. Both of the above
How do Hillary and Obama keep them from shooting down American passenger planes? They pay blackmail money. Did you see the story about how American Armed Forces sent to “train” Libyans after the attack in Benghazi mysteriously “lost” armored vehicles, weapons and night vision equipment? Have you seen a court martial for the American Commander who “lost” such sensitive equipment? There hasn’t been one. My guess is that the United States is paying blackmail money and equipment to Al Qaeda and that is ONE reason this Benghazi attack is being covered up.
4. October Surprise to blame the attack on Mitt Romney and the republicans for Hillary to use in her 2016 campaign
Missiles to pay the terrorist for the attack.
Cyclops to pay the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt for the protest in order to create the “spontaneous” lie.
That is an awesome call on your part. I missed that but it fits. We have a traitor in the White house and hillary. Keep up the info . The right winged media is asleep and following the wrong trails. There are lives at stake here.