Skip to comments.Obama Intelligence Director on Benghazi Criticism: ‘Enough Already’
Posted on 10/10/2012 8:36:55 PM PDT by Nachum
James Clapper, director of National Intelligence (DNI), has come out swinging against his critics, just two weeks after his public affairs director said that US intelligence had initially labeled the attacks on our Benghazi consulate spontaneous.
Back on September 28, the DNI public affairs director explained, We provided that initial assessment to Executive Branch officials and members of Congress, who used that information to discuss the attack publicly and provide updates as they became available. As we learned more ... we revised our initial assessment to reflect new information indicating that it was a deliberate and organized terrorist attack carried out by extremists.
But today, Clapper denied that his office had done anything wrong. The challenge is always a tactical warning, the exact insights ahead of time that such an attack is going to take place and obviously we did not have that, he said, in particularly Clintonian language. This gets into the mysteries versus secrets thing. If people don't behave, emit a behavior or talk or something else ahead of time to be detected, it's going to be very hard to predict an exact attack and come up with an exact attack
. I flew back to Washington, and I'm reading the media clips about the hapless, hopeless, helpless, inept, incompetent DNI, because I acknowledged publicly that we didn't instantly have that 'God's eye, God's ear' certitude about an event that I mentioned earlier. It made me want to go right back to Australia.
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In fact, the fun is only just starting.
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No mas! No mas!
Whoever is keeping the list please put this man in the top 20.
If you can’t stand the heat Mr. Clapper...go back to Australia, and stay there.
Sounds like a plan to me.
clapper is the eighth dwarf...the one they hide in the basement until they need a doormat to wipe their muddy shoes on.
Just where do all these clowns that are part of the Obama regime expect to find jobs after January 20th?
Somebody has to take the fall for the Messiah...who’s it gonna be?
Is that the "Most Embarassing White Guy" list?
Here's some of his resume:
In February, 2011, when mass demonstrations were bringing down Mubarak's presidency in Egypt, Clapper told a House Intelligence Committee hearing that:
"The term 'Muslim Brotherhood'...is an umbrella term for a variety of movements, in the case of Egypt, a very heterogeneous group, largely secular, which has eschewed violence and has decried Al Qaeda as a perversion of Islam," ... "They have pursued social ends, a betterment of the political order in Egypt, et cetera.....In other countries, there are also chapters or franchises of the Muslim Brotherhood, but there is no overarching agenda, particularly in pursuit of violence, at least internationally."
In March 2011, Clapper was heard at the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services and commented on the 2011 Libyan civil war that over the longer term Gaddafi will prevail... During the same hearing he was also questioned when he neglected to list Iran and North Korea among the nuclear powers that might pose a threat to the United States.
DNI pronounced deny.
Semmens is going to be annoyed at being scooped.
” - - - Oh no, Mr. Director... it’s not NEARLY enough.
In fact, the fun is only just starting. - - - “
Yup. It is called an Investigation.
BTW Director, don’t leave town.
Unfortunately, some in our highest levels of government are unwilling to speak publicly about the threat posed by Radical Islam. At one point, James Clapper, U.S. Director of National Intelligence, told a House Intelligence Committee hearing that the Muslim Brotherhood is no threat to America.
In February of 2011, Clapper, who oversees 16 American intelligence and investigative agencies, testified that Egypts branch of the Muslim Brotherhood movement was a very heterogeneous group, largely secular, which has eschewed violence and has decried al-Qaeda as a perversion of Islam. A spokesman for Clapper later said, He is well aware that the Muslim Brotherhood is not a secular organization. But he let stand Clappers other remarks.
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