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Security team pulled out of Libya in August (Obama/Clinton coverup over on Wed)
american thinker ^ | 10/07/2012 | rick moran

Posted on 10/07/2012 6:27:36 PM PDT by barryobi

he blundering boobs at the State Department recalled a 16-man security team in August just as the Libyan diplomats were asking for more security, not less. CBS: CBS News has learned that congressional investigators have issued a subpoena to a former top security official at the US mission in Libya. The official is Lt. Col. Andy Wood, a Utah National Guard Army Green Beret who headed up a Special Forces "Site Security Team" in Libya. The subpoena compels Lt. Col. Wood to appear at a House Oversight Committee hearing next week that will examine security decisions leading up to the Sept. 11 Muslim extremist terror assault on the U.S. compound at Benghazi. U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three of his colleagues were killed in the attack. Lt. Col. Wood has told CBS News and congressional investigators that his 16-member team and a six-member State Department elite force called a Mobile Security Deployment team left Libya in August, just one month before the Benghazi assault. Wood says that's despite the fact that US officials in Libya wanted security increased, not decreased. Wood says he met daily with Stevens and that security was a constant challenge. There were 13 threats or attacks on western diplomats and officials in Libya in the six months leading up to the September 11 attack. A senior State Department official told CBS News that half of the 13 incidents before September 11 were fairly minor or routine in nature, and that the Benghazi attack was so lethal and overwhelming, that a diplomatic post would not be able to repel it.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazigate; benghazisecurity; clinton; obama
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To: barryobi

One must deduce that Obama and Clinton reduced security in Libya so that Amb Stevens could be assasinated by al-Queda mercenaries armed with US heavy weapons, then blame it on a YouTube, so they could stage an attack on internal US First Amendments freedoms. Who would have thought they are so evil as to resort to murdering a diplomat?


21 posted on 10/08/2012 1:07:45 AM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: Pedro45

You mean the next (second) debate which will cover both foreign policy and domestic issues. I hope Romney also brings up the total chaos in our southern border security and the state of the Mexican government which is being overrun by the drug cartels.


22 posted on 10/08/2012 1:13:35 AM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: glorgau
"How in the world did they (the administration) think they were going to be able to cover this up? It boggles the mind that they thought they’d be able to do this to people who do security/intelligence for a living."

They figured they could, with the help of the media, keep it covered up until after the election. After the election, they don't care what comes out.

23 posted on 10/08/2012 4:36:49 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: circlecity
Instead, it seems to be coming to light just in time to hit the news cycle before the next Debates, the first of which will be Ryan Vs Biden and the will probably will come up, and the second Romney Vs Obama debate which just happens to have Foreign Policy as the topic.

This should make debate prep interesting for both sides.

24 posted on 10/08/2012 5:31:19 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: rdcbn

Thank goodness for Fox, internet and alternative media. Twenty years ago Barky WOULD have been able to cover this up completely with the help of the media.


25 posted on 10/08/2012 5:37:09 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: barryobi

bttt


26 posted on 10/12/2012 11:28:29 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Please help Todd Akin defeat Claire and the GOP-e send money!!!!!)
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