Skip to comments."Within 24 Hours': When U.S. Intel in Libya Told Washington 9/11/12 Was Terror Attack
Posted on 10/14/2012 4:41:28 PM PDT by Nachum
(CNSNews.com) - Sen. Lindsey Graham (R.-S.C.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said on CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday that the U.S. intelligence community in Libya informed the administration in Washington, D.C., within 24 hours of the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya that the attack had been a terrorist strike whose perpetrators included militia associated with al Qaeda.
Graham said the fact that the administration was still publicly declaring more than five days later that the attack may have arisen as a spontaneous protest indicated that either "they are misleading or incredibly incompetent."
"Well, the facts are there was never a riot," Graham told Bob Schieffer of CBS News. "The night in question, September 11, Ambassador [Chris] Stevens was being visited by the Turkish ambassador. There wasn't a soul around the compound. And the coordinated attack lasted for hours with al Qaeda-associated militia.
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I call bravo sierra, they knew within 24 minutes, not 24 hours
For sure a topic that will be brought up in the debate on Tuesday
Those poor souls. Sold out by our countrymen.
My prayers for them.
They wait for the Turkish ambassador to clear the building.
The milita dust themselves off, check their magazines and RPG launchers.
Get into position.
Obama was still blaming the Youtube video when he addressed the UN. That was on September 25, IIRC. So, Obama was still putting forth the big lie 14 days after the attack.
I hope Romney will pound this home with a 20 pound sledghammer, again and again. People who don’t follow politics like we do need to hear the message that Obama’s incompetence led to the death of a US Ambassador and other Americans and that he lied and covered it up.
Bengazi-gate is the term I’d use. And the more Romney blames it on Obama, the more Obama will try to blame it on Hillary - and that is when popcorn futures will go thru the roof my friends!
Buy aspirin in a five and dime and you’ll be caught on 10 cameras. How many more at a US Consulate? IN A WAR ZONE....?!
They all knew FOR SURE.
They had real time video audio and a drone above while the attack was was happening
How could they not know ?
Exactly. As in 'real time.'
Why did our first psycho lying POTUS do this?
Workplace violence. Does that ring a bell? When a Muslim scumbag shot and killed (14?) the gov't scumbags came out and called it workplace violence. NOT a terrorist attack.
Obama has our military doing training that shows Muslims are fine people. Obama has said Al Qaeda is done, Osama is dead.
Common thread? Of course there is. Like our press is protecting Obama, Obama is doing all he can to convince people that these Muslims are OK, they will not harm you.
Arab Spring: Peaceful Arabs wanting democracy. How is that working out?
Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood is firmly in control.
Libya: Al Qaeda is there but not yet in control.
Iraq: against the advice of US commanders, Obama pulled out the troops. Terrorist attacks are up, way up.
WHY are things going so badly?
If you are like most Americans, it has to be bad luck. Obama is trying, he's just in over his head. The truth is much simpler. It's obvious but most Americans don't believe anything that is obvious. The MSM and the government have to tell them it is OK to think these thoughts.
After all, there is no proof that our first Muslim POTUS is a traitor, doing everything he can to further Muslim fanatics in their goal of destroying Israel and controlling the world. As you roll your eyes back, remember, know your enemy or he will own you. Obama and the Muslim Brotherhood own you but Americans are fools who can't see the obvious. Crunch time is coming much sooner than you think.
One article here said it wasn’t a consulate at all, but a safe house. If I can find it ill post it to you.
This was a botched attempt by the Obama administration to find out where the missing man portable anti-aircraft missiles are. Al-Qaeda came in to shut down the search. They weren’t after an Ambassador and they weren’t trying to aimlessly kill Americans. Obama and Clinton have their behinds hanging out because they were “played” for suckers by al-Qaeda. Obama thought he was helping freedom fighters and him and Hillary wound up opening the Libyan armories to al-Qaeda who went in and picked up the missiles. Our intelligence capability in Libya is severely degraded. We have missing missiles. This isn’t a case where poor judgement by Hillary meant there wasn’t enough security. They got their asses handed to them by al-Qaeda and they covered up. So, they lost a bunch of missiles, al-Qaeda kicked them in the crotch in their effort to find the missiles, and my guess is we are being blackmailed, or soon will be blackmailed, to buy back those missiles. And you don’t even want to think about al-Qaeda using those missiles. This is deadly incompetence based on Democrat doctrine. It is the end of the Democrat party.
Well that was the problem then! They should have phoned it in to Vegas!
The whole thing was just an October Surprise set-up. Stevens was to be held hostage. The other three were of no consequence to the administration. Alive and free, alive and held hostage or dead, it didn’t matter. Zer0 wanted to be seen coming to the rescue just as Jesse Jackson got to do with a captured Navy pilot in Lebanon back in the 80s....but it all went bad....while the administration watched....the ambassador was murdered and ALL the different slimeballs involved started scurrying about to cover their asses as the WH tried to have a blanket excuse - the video - cover them all.
here is a theory from Diplomad:
“Here’s a theory. It might be way off base, but I’m gonna throw it out for what it’s worth.
The National Command Authority (including the President SecDef, SecState and DNI at least, and probably a number of subordinate commands) were aware of the attack on our embassy in real time. (This is not theory — it has been substantiated.) Someone realized the attack was an act of war and urged response, but Obama (thinking “war with a Muslim nation this close to the election would not be good”) nixed that. Probably saying “we need more information.” The rest of the NCA nodded, a little angry but recognizing that Obama is not noted for leading from in front. Then they needed a cover story that did not recognize our sovereign territory had been attacked, and someone pointed out the handy coincidence of the riots in Egypt. That’s when it was decided to play that story up, to buy an advertisement in Pakistan, and to send Susan Rice out to the Sunday talk shows.
I know, its crazy. But possible. F
DiploMadOctober 14, 2012 9:28 PM
Not so crazy, at all.”
No, don’t look over there. No...no...no...keep your eyes on the mean, horrible video.
Lindsey needs to grow a pair. They are not misleading us they are lying. I am not sure if they are lying in an attempt to cover up their incompetence or their deliberate inaction. Lindsey should state it how it is. They knew these men were in danger long before September 11 and did nothing. On September 11 they provided cover for the terrorists beginning with their statement in Cairo and continued for several weeks. They watched and heard the men die in real time and did nothing.
Now they continue to lie.
It may be that they all sat and watched it, but I keep coming back to the question, “Why would someone attack this facility?”
If they wanted to kill the Ambassador to give America a black eye, why not just shoot him when he’s out running? They also wanted the intelligence documents. They wanted to know how close we were to finding the missiles and who was helping us so they (al-Qaeda) could kill them. This is about the missiles. The coverup is to protect the Democrats who set the stage for al-Qaeda to steal these missiles. It is the end of the Democrat party.
Yep, I'm sure Candy and friends will sift through the hundreds of questions the audience has - and find the eight that speak to abortion, birth control, gay rights, women's rights, etc... and some pity party crap... Ninety people in the audience might have written out a question dealing with these lies - but none of them will make it past Candy's selection process...
bet you you are 100% right
tell me more
this could be right
daily kos knows
They put that up on the 28th, from a story in the times published on the 14th. Which means, that we have been dealing arms to backdoor funnel arms to the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood rebels.
All of which gives credence to the notion that Ambassador Stevens was dealing weapons deals with Libyans in Benghazi- and then they must have decided to kill him....
Now, if the administration was illegally dealing in arms with the 3rd world, it is very convenient that their dealer got killed. Convenient indeed.
The administration apparently lied about it in order to justify the Muslim attack.
why did they decide to kill him? He was arming non-al quaida and al quaida decided to kill him?
A very good question.
(My theory) Obama slept right through attempts to wake him. Now they are trying to cover for him by saying it wasn't terrorism at all. Sheeesh.
Time will tell.