Skip to comments.COLONEL: HILLARY MADE DECISION NOT TO POST MARINES AT BENGHAZI
Posted on 09/17/2012 1:55:48 PM PDT by TigerClaws
In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Fox News military analyst Colonel David Hunt laid the blame for the murder of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans at the Benghazi, Libya American mission on Hillary Clinton and the State Department: The State Department just allowed our guys to get killed. If you approve no bullets in guns for the mission security guards and an outhouse for a mission, youre inviting it. Earlier, on Howie Carr's radio show Thursday, Colonel Hunt said that the American mission at Benghazi "was like a cardboard building, there wasn't even bullet proof glass." In addition, Hunt said the security guards inside the mission didn't have bullets: Howie Carr: They weren't allowed to have bullets, is that correct? Colonel Hunt: That's true. They were private security. The rules of engagement were ridiculous. Hunt told Breitbart News that the new State Department Rules of Engagement for Libya, approved and signed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton since the 2011 fall of Khadafi's regime, severely compromised the safety and security of murdered Ambassador Stevens and all American diplomatic staff in Libya.
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Resign ‘Madame’ Secretary. Now.
Looks like Hillary’s going under the bus. Bet she resigns before the week is out.
Hope she winds up with PERMANENT treadmarks.
I doubt it, if the rest of the Obama loving media refuses to report the truth, there will be no reason for Hillary to resign. The media works for the Obama Administration, they will just refuse to release this info
This will smoke ‘em out!
Hillary will not be the Fall Gal!
She’ll investigate and tattle on her boss. She will not lose the political infight.
Get the popcorn!
Wait for the leaks from “Highly Placed Sources at the State Department!”
She’ll deflect blame back to Zer0. As stupid as she is, she can always claim it was under the directive of Zer0’s foreign policy.
Good Lord, can you imagine that 7 day long, 3rd grader, clear and understandable to a baby, Algore style, departure speech?
I could kill any sane adult who tried to listen to it.
Though have to agree, this is the probable way it will play out.
There is something of great value in this for Hillary to still be at Obama’s side at this point in time. He is in serious trouble and I do not believe that she would allow herself to be implicated in this for the sale of her desire to run in 2016. Either something has gone wrong in a major way or else Obama has her aught in his web with no way out.
Her husband didn’t want heavy armor and attack aviation in Somalia in 93, it would have sent the “wrong message.” But no worries, he looked very dignified and sincere when the bodies were brought home.
This may all very well be true.
I’ve yet to see any analysis of the forces in the attack, their armament, and therefore what level of firepower would have been necessary to repel them.
IOW, would 10 Marines have been able to repel the attack or just add to the number of dead Americans? An attack by 100 jihadis with heavy weapons would have been difficult to repel by 5 or 10 Marines armed with personal weapons.
Also, if Marines had used deadly force to successfully defend the consulate, you just know the headlines would have been, “US Marines kill and wound dozens of peaceful demonstrators.”
Not trying to say it was right to not have Marines on guard. But their presence would not of itself have constituted a magic wand that would have resulted in a better outcome. Embassy or consulate guards are not intended to be able to stand a major siege.
It’d do her in for 2016. But this sure looks like she’s the fall guy for the administration.
Thanks for speaking the truth Colonel Hunt.
She didn’t look happy at their joint press conference. The press can only keep this bottled up so long...
Quidam, is that you?
Now she has blood on her hands just like her moron husband.
Bill Clinton failed to provide adequate protection in Mogadishu, resulting in Black Hawk Down.
Hillary is synonymous with Benghazi from this day forward.
I’ve heard there were about 125 gunmen sent in. Do you think 125 cowardly Islamists would have attacked if they knew there were 10 armed Marines on duty? I don’t.
A reasonable question, and possibly the thinking behind the decision.
That could be debated all day long.
It's 100% certain that having NO bullets is insufficient to repel such an attack.
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