Skip to comments.Intelligence Shows No Planning for Benghazi Consulate Attack (Barf)
Posted on 10/20/2012 6:15:15 PM PDT by Sleeping Freeper
The latest intelligence assessment of the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi indicates there was little if any pre-planning for it and that it was in part an opportunistic response to the protests at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.
Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the attack, which has become a political hot potato in the presidential campaign with questions over when the Obama administration called the attack an act of terrorism.
Right now, there isnt any intelligence that the attackers pre-planned their assault days or weeks in advance, said a U.S. intelligence official. The bulk of available information supports the early assessment that the attackers launched their assault opportunistically after they learned about the violence at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. But the official added that no one is ruling out that some of the attackers may have aspired to attack the U.S. in Benghazi.
Republican lawmakers have seized on U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rices comments on Sunday talk shows days on September 16 attributing the deadly Benghazi attack to spontaneous protests against an anti-Muslim film made in the U.S. that had been posted on the Internet. As more information emerged they pointed to the use of mortars and RPGs in the attack as indicating it was not a spontaneous protest as the Obama administration had claimed, but an act of terrorism.
Rices comments were based on talking points she had been provided by the intelligence community. The intelligence official said those talking points were written for members of Congress and senior U.S. officials so they could say something preliminary about the attacks.
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The tail wags the dog. The CIA rewrites its finding to fit the narrative of a crooked politician at election time. I think the whistleblowers will come out of the woodwork now.
The intelligence shows the terrorist attack was planned THEN the protest were planned to correspond with the attack to provide a cover story and make it appear as if the terrorist are so in tune with the news they can carry out an attack at the drop of a hat based on what is in the news instead of having to orchestrate the news for the attack.
Been there and done that before, it was in January 2006 with the release of the UBL tape.
Just in time for the Sunday talk shows...with enough coverage ENMASSE by the lying drive by media on Monday.
That has been proven to be BS for a couple of weeks now and ABC is still trying to cover for Obama.