Skip to comments.12pm (ET)LIVE: Security Failures of Benghazi -- 12pm C-SPAN
Posted on 10/10/2012 6:46:00 AM PDT by FR_addict
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Chaffetz also nailed Cummings, who said he only got 24 hours notice for a trip to Libya. Chaffetz said he got the same notice the Dems did, but he dropped everything and WENT.
Chaffetz also said he could not speak of all the things he learned on this trip becasue it is classified.
And he said that to everyone he talked to in Libya, NO ONE MENTIONED ANYHTING ABOUT ANY VIDEO.
One more democrat voted to cut budget then republican. It was a bi-part vote.
June 10, 2012, BENGHAZI On or about June 10, 2012, a two-car convoy carrying the British Ambassador to Libya from a conference on reforming Libyan military law was attacked in broad daylight by a militant with an RPG. This attack was an important escalation in the violence against Western targets in Benghazi, as prior attacks had been at night and were often preceded by warnings from the attackers. Photos from the aftermath of the attack are attached.
They sent out these talking points to the media a few weeks ago. SEmom posted a propaganda story from the media last week opening the door to this line of attack by the administration. It is just smoke and mirrors....not going to work.
LTC Wood doing a superb job..He looks like he’s really PO’d..when he talked about coming forward whatever the consequences..
I’ll have to try and catch clips of the hearings later tonight. Earning a living at the moment, paying these people’s salaries you know.
Nordstrom up comparing this to Beirut during Carter’s era. He looks pissed and disgusted too.
There is a poster here that is friends with a relative of Nordstrom. He posted on a thread of mine last night.
The poster said this was about to blow wide open.
What Obama administration has said about Libya attack”
Thanks!!! for this link. Been waiting for one of these. This is a good start. We can add to those most early remarks/timeline. there were more, many more-—all designed to obfuscate.
Just as important to know who spun what, when, and why as to know what actually took place.
A lot of Dems are ducking the hearing..only members of the Black Caucus are showing up..all have 100% safe seats..
The dog is preparing to wag:::
Stratfor previously noted some interesting U.S. military deployments to the Mediterranean, Africa and the Middle East. One deployment discussed was the dispatch of a dozen or so special operations aircraft to the Mediterranean region. These aircraft included four versions of the C-130 Hercules, namely the MC-130H, HC-130N, HC-130P and AC-130U.
It now appears that these aircraft have been staging out of Souda Air Base on the Akrotiri Peninsula of Crete, conducting day and night missions in Libyan airspace. The various types of modified Hercules aircraft operating in the area are likely transporting and supporting special operations troops on the ground who could be running reconnaissance and intelligence gathering operations in Libya. In fact, an unnamed U.S. military official reportedly told CNN that U.S. special operations forces are in Libya meeting with informants and using signals and imagery intelligence from unmanned aerial vehicles and satellites to collect information on militant networks in the country.
In light of the Sept. 11 U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi, the United States has been working to enhance its retaliatory options in Libya. So far, Washington has been focusing its efforts on the collection of intelligence, but the deployment of a number of assets in the region means that the United States is positioned to conduct a wide range of kinetic operations in Libya if necessary. The inclusion of AC-130U gunships is particularly noteworthy. The AC-130U is not a dedicated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance asset, and thus its presence over Libya indicates that special operations forces or other U.S. assets are indeed on the ground and that the aircraft are there to provide fire support if necessary. If Washington chose, the gunships, alongside armed UAVs and fixed-wing assets that can deploy from U.S. Air Force bases in Europe, could also be used to strike at compounds or high-value targets.
But there are considerable challenges for U.S. military action in Libya. In order to mitigate the risk of collateral damage, the United States has to be very careful to ensure that accurate intelligence is collected before any strikes are carried out. Civilian casualties would only exacerbate an already delicate and unstable political situation in Libya, where the people have not yet fully accepted the government. Stratfor sources have said U.S. intelligence on Libya has been very limited — a fact made clear by the Sept. 11 attack. The deployment of a sizable contingent of special operations forces in Libya suggests that the United States is very likely coordinating with the Libyan government and also has deployed a number of CIA personnel in the country.
The current stage of the U.S. deployment in the region involves collecting intelligence, identifying main personalities and establishing patterns of life of suspected targets. More generally, the forces are establishing a portfolio of options — from airstrikes to snatch-and-grab missions — for the U.S. administration to explore as it considers its response to the Benghazi attack.
Just thinking of that. WOnder what they were referring to????
Wow..thanks for the info!
I saw you mention that on another thread. Please post a link to that thread and post if you can.
The poster said this was about to blow wide open.
Do you remember what thread it was on?
Charlene “Sacrificial” Lamb now up..she instills confidence..\NOT
U.S. Embassy in Libya Sought $13,000-Per-Year Bodyguards With Limited English; But Gave Preference to Citizen Same-Sex Domestic Partners of U.S. Govt Employees
Watch, Obama will have the heads of the Libyan terrorist displayed/implaed on the WH railing..
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