Skip to comments.No threat assessment in Benghazi prior to ambassador's arrival, source says
Posted on 09/28/2012 11:48:10 AM PDT by jazusamo
An intelligence source on the ground in Libya told Fox News that no threat assessment was conducted before U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and his team began "taking up residence" at the Benghazi compound -- describing the security lapses as a "total failure."
The claim comes more than two weeks after Stevens and three other Americans were killed in what is now being described officially as a terror attack possibly tied to Al Qaeda.
The source told Fox News that there was no real security equipment installed in the villas on the compound except for a few video cameras.
On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the worst, the intelligence source said the security lapses were a 10 -- a "total failure" because Benghazi was known to be a major area for extremist activity.
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I’m sure this question’s been asked, maybe even answered somewhere, but if Stevens both complained that he was on an AQ hitlist AND knew of the consulate’s security shortfalls, why did he GO there?
Are they trying to blame this on Stevens now?
You're right, the investigation has not even begun, not that it will do the four murdered Americans any good. But maybe it will help get rid of some of the inept people in the Obama administration, including him.
This story is absolutely devastating to Obama, but we’re too close to the election for it to play out, plus the MSM won’t want to touch it. Let’s stay on this one, it’s huge. There might just be enough time for it to grow.
That wouldn't surprise me in the least, between Obama and Clinton they'll do anything to deflect blame.
Even though I had no intel, I would have been looking for an event on 9/11.
Like blaming the Murrah bombing on Rush Limbaugh.
Nothing surprises me about the criminal activities and the just as bad ommissions of this administration. Not gathering intelligence is unforgivable, not attending intel briefings is unforgivable, telling lies to cover their sorry a$$es is even more unforgivable. God help us if Romney doesn’t take the election.
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