Skip to comments.Ex-U.S. security team leader in Libya: "We needed more, not less" security staff
Posted on 10/08/2012 2:26:59 PM PDT by tobyhill
The former head of a Special Forces "Site Security Team" in Libya tells CBS News that in spite of multiple pleas from himself and other U.S. security officials on the ground for "more, not less" security personnel, the State Department removed as many as 34 people from the country in the six months before the terrorist attack in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others.
Lt. Col. Andy Wood will appear this week at a House Oversight Committee hearing that will examine security decisions leading up to the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi.
Speaking to CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson, Wood said when he found out that his own 16-member team and a six-member State Department elite force were being pulled from Tripoli in August - about a month before the assault in Benghazi - he felt, "like we were being asked to play the piano with two fingers. There was concern amongst the entire embassy staff."
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If Obama is re-elected expect to Lt Colonel Woods next serving in Antartica...........
Typical of everything the SOCIALIST DEMOCRATS do. Need more security they give less. Run away from our allies. Embrace our enemies. Want to reduce gun sales to mexico. They increase gun sales to mexico. Want to improve the economy, they stop industries from producing products that hire workers, making the economy worse. Want to stop voter fraud they sue so states don’t check voters ID. We must politically destroy this crowd of DEMOCRATIC ANTI AMERICAN MORONS who have snaked their way into a leadership role in the country come November.