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White House knew al Qaeda-linked group claimed responsibility for deadly Libya ...TWO HOURS later
UK Daily Mail ^ | 10/23/12 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 10/23/2012 8:44:28 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Officials at the White House and State Department were alerted two hours after attackers stormed the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11 that an Islamic militant group had claimed credit for the assault, emails show.

The emails, obtained by Reuters from government sources not connected with U.S. spy agencies or the State Department and who requested anonymity, specifically mention that the Libyan group called Ansar al-Sharia had asserted responsibility for the attacks.

The brief missives also show how U.S. diplomats described the attack, even as it was still under way, to Washington.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; benghazi; benghaziemails; libya; stevens
Did they honestly think they could get away with it?
1 posted on 10/23/2012 8:44:37 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Full title:

“White House knew al Qaeda-linked group claimed responsibility for deadly Libya attack just TWO HOURS later, emails reveal”


2 posted on 10/23/2012 8:46:28 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
Did they honestly think they could get away with it?

Well, they pretty much have.

3 posted on 10/23/2012 8:52:50 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2204112/Libya-claims-US-warned-THREE-DAYS-advance-consulate-attacks.html
why wouldn’t they know a couple hours later it was reported they were warned 3 days earlier


4 posted on 10/23/2012 8:55:11 PM PDT by edzo4 (You call us the 'Party Of No', I call us the resistance.)
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To: Cementjungle

“Well, they pretty much have. “

No, as a matter of fact, they have not.


5 posted on 10/23/2012 8:55:34 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Nearest air base is Sigonella Sicily at 470 miles away. There were F-18’s there and they could have flown that in 20 minutes. An AC-130 can fly that in 90 minutes.

There was also a fully armed SF QRF on the tarmac for HOURS waiting for the go order that NEVER CAME.


6 posted on 10/23/2012 8:56:25 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: edzo4
You need to read the article. These are emails that were sent DURING THE ATTACK.

This is new.


7 posted on 10/23/2012 8:58:02 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Mitt knew this was coming. That’s why he didn’t go into attack mode last night. That and women voters hated the bickering.


8 posted on 10/23/2012 8:58:04 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Another great example of the most important US news getting reported by a BRITISH newspaper...


9 posted on 10/23/2012 8:59:14 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Facebook???

Like this was tough to solve?


10 posted on 10/23/2012 8:59:25 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

I hope you are not missing the point entirely (and I don’t think you are)...

Leave Facebook out of it, that is irrelevant...

This is the smoking gun, proving the President and State Department were notified that it was a terrorist attack, and they have no more cover for their lies.

NONE.


11 posted on 10/23/2012 9:04:20 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Oh agree. Smoking gun, likely from Hillary.

But Facebook? Aren’t there journalists out there? A shame we have no real investigative press - unless it’s a Republican target.


12 posted on 10/23/2012 9:07:44 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
No, as a matter of fact, they have not.

So, there will be more talk in Congress about it, which doesn't get reported at all by the MSM, and it'll blow over like every other thing that's happened with this administration.

13 posted on 10/23/2012 9:08:27 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Placemark.


14 posted on 10/23/2012 9:13:15 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Cementjungle

>>So, there will be more talk in Congress about it, which doesn’t get reported at all by the MSM, and it’ll blow over like every other thing that’s happened with this administration. <<

And Obama will be re-elected and we’re all doomed. Ho-hum. No use even trying, right?

Nice defeatist attitude.

Actually, this story is breaking hard. Just got picked up by CBS News.


15 posted on 10/23/2012 9:18:03 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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To: TigerClaws

Very nice observation. Interesting.

Few believed leaks of truth wouldn’t be forthcoming, but “when” was the question. These people are p!$$%$ at the ignoring of security in favor of posturing for “normalized relations” that do not exist.

You may be exactly correct, and intell is slipping the messages to Romney in advance.


16 posted on 10/23/2012 9:21:26 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

No, I don’t mean to say we shouldn’t try... but I’m a realist and don’t believe that most liberals would even care about Obama lying about this. They pretty much accept any behavior from him as long as he’s not taking away their goodies.


17 posted on 10/23/2012 9:22:53 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Ya know whqt this feels like? TWA800. Cuz it happened in the run up to the election and Bill’s message was Peace And Prosperity, noooot TERRORISM. Bill preferred not to have to deal with that, so they just ordered all investigators to see it that way.

So they just covered it all up.

So in terms of political timing and terrorism actually we have been here before.


18 posted on 10/23/2012 9:27:57 PM PDT by gaijin (S)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

The world is getting this now as even this column is UK. Thank goodness.
Best of all, just think what this does to Gloria Allred’s plans. She will get buried in an avalanche of Benghazi.

Dereliction of duty will trump her gossip.


19 posted on 10/23/2012 9:28:03 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

The world is getting this now as even this column is UK. Thank goodness.
Best of all, just think what this does to Gloria Allred’s plans. She will get buried in an avalanche of Benghazi.

Dereliction of duty will trump her gossip.


20 posted on 10/23/2012 9:28:11 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: gaijin

>>So in terms of political timing and terrorism actually we have been here before.<<

The good news is, we are not at the mercy of the liberal press and lying White House any more.

We have email, we have social media...there are MANY more of us than there are of them.

Get the word out about this NOW! Forward this, post it on Facebook, etc.

RIGHT NOW

(We can do this)


21 posted on 10/23/2012 9:34:04 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

I agree completely. I really think that this time he won’t get away with it.


22 posted on 10/23/2012 9:40:48 PM PDT by gaijin (S)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

They knew this was going to happen because of two attacks a few days before..
BUT they pulled the security teams ANYWAY... ON PURPOSE..

Obviously they wanted to get rid of “somebody” at the embassy..
Somebody I’ll bet knows WHY...


23 posted on 10/23/2012 9:41:17 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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And the scumbags blamed the 1st Amendment.


24 posted on 10/23/2012 9:41:28 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears; StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; ...
Full title:

“White House knew al Qaeda-linked group claimed responsibility for deadly Libya attack just TWO HOURS later, emails reveal”

Thanks for that info and for this thread, Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears.

25 posted on 10/23/2012 9:44:34 PM PDT by nutmeg
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To: hosepipe

If indeed the stories are true that Ambassador Stevens was a conduit of Obama’s gunrunning operation, and if indeed Obama had Stevens murdered to conceal his tracks...

And I DID say “IF”...

IF IF IF IF IF IF IF ....

Then may God expose this for everyone to see, and may Obama answer fully for his crimes.


26 posted on 10/23/2012 9:46:15 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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To: gaijin

do you think they saw the murder on live feed??
i am not easily shocked by this administration
but this is really unbelievable.


27 posted on 10/23/2012 9:50:14 PM PDT by genghis
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

FORWARD THIS STORY TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW


28 posted on 10/23/2012 9:53:28 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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To: gaijin; Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears; Bob Ireland; MinuteGal; M Kehoe; Matchett-PI
"...So in terms of political timing and terrorism actually we have been here before..."

This time feels different, gaijin, old FRiend. The TWA800 scam,(much to Michael Riveros' chagrin) was contained without an immediate cover story, and just denied until it faded away.

This time, a quick-and-dirty, false, cover story was immediately put out, and shouted by the MSM to make it go away.

Now, a paper-trail is putting the lie to their fake story, and there may be more paper to come!

This may be The Donalds' big surprise ...................................................... FRegards

29 posted on 10/23/2012 11:35:04 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Keep shouting it, pal ............................................... FRegards


30 posted on 10/23/2012 11:36:43 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: nutmeg; Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Wow! This has to be devastating for the Won!

It’s disgusting to me.

I had always thought this was worse than Watergate, but I had no idea how bad it was!

Thank you for the ping, nutmeg.

Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears, I remember your nic bacause of MoDo’s article telling us that the Won admonished her for making fun of his ears.........because he’s sensitive to that. ;o)


31 posted on 10/23/2012 11:42:44 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (I can see November from my house! dc2k circa 2010 Once again...with feeling!)
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To: hosepipe

I can’t get to Hillbuzz right now, but some time ago they speculated that something like a Carter hostage situation would happen, only Obama would be able to rescue the hostages. Something about the Won being in cahoots with the MB.

It would be an attempt to distance himself from failed Carter, and paint him to be the hero he believes to be in his mind.

I don’t remember where they got their info, though, but it was from folks in the Won’s Chicago.

And, then....he went to bed. How callous and unfeeling can one be?


32 posted on 10/23/2012 11:49:15 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (I can see November from my house! dc2k circa 2010 Once again...with feeling!)
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To: genghis
DAS Charlene Lamb saw and heard it live. If she had access then so did the WH Situation Room, Pentagon, State Dept, CIA and 12 DoD situation rooms around the world. The Critical Incident Report that was sent from the consulate automatically triggered the feed to all of those places.

If 0bama, Hillary and Panetta didn't watch and listen to it then it was because they chose not to. 0bama and Panetta were in the WH at the time as they had a scheduled meeting at 5:00 PM EST.

33 posted on 10/23/2012 11:50:18 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

It seems that Fast and Furious is breaking out all over the place!

Can we officially call him a tyrant now?

“Then may God expose this for everyone to see, and may Obama answer fully for his crimes.”

AMEN!


34 posted on 10/23/2012 11:50:57 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (I can see November from my house! dc2k circa 2010 Once again...with feeling!)
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To: gonzo

“Now, a paper-trail is putting the lie to their fake story, and there may be more paper to come!”

Yes...this is a BIG deal! It’s already up on CBS News, and I haven’t checked for over an hour where else it might be posted.

This is much worse than Watergate. Much, much worse.

I think someone in the military or the intelligence community is getting their payback.....BIG time!


35 posted on 10/23/2012 11:55:24 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (I can see November from my house! dc2k circa 2010 Once again...with feeling!)
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To: TigersEye

Did I read correctly that 300 people knew in real time?

Patraeus...what about him? He HAD to know.


36 posted on 10/23/2012 11:57:56 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (I can see November from my house! dc2k circa 2010 Once again...with feeling!)
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To: dixiechick2000
Sarah Palin said that 300 - 400 people received those e-mails. That sounds about right. You will find a lot of information on this thread...

White House told of militant claim two hours after Libya attack: emails

37 posted on 10/24/2012 12:07:33 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: TigersEye

Thank you so much for the link!

It’s good to “see” you. ;o)


38 posted on 10/24/2012 12:12:37 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (I can see November from my house! dc2k circa 2010 Once again...with feeling!)
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To: dixiechick2000
Yes, Petraeus knew all about it. The CIA is one of the many places that would receive the alert from the Critical Incident Report. That's not the e-mail thing that's the feed from the consulate. Security cam video, telephone, sat phone, radio, internet, drones ... whatever was being transmitted you can bet was available to the WH Situation Room, State Dept, Pentagon, CIA and every CentCom around the world. That alarm was triggered in the first 20 - 30 minutes of the attack. 0bama deserted his post and did nothing!
39 posted on 10/24/2012 12:14:17 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: dixiechick2000

Good to “see” you too! :-)


40 posted on 10/24/2012 12:15:28 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: dixiechick2000

[ And, then....he went to bed. How callous and unfeeling can one be? ]

As callous as “Chauncy Gardener”... he is Chauncy for real..
He was outted with his Marine Corpse comment..

He obviously went thru school on an escalator..


41 posted on 10/24/2012 12:26:32 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: TigersEye

“That alarm was triggered in the first 20 - 30 minutes of the attack.”

Well, that would be enough time to make that atrocious trailer from the alleged movie. ;o)

“0bama deserted his post and did nothing!”

Boy! No kidding!

It makes me wonder what else he’s been up to.

Highly disappointed in Patraeus, but he’s a general...being political is what they do.

There was a time when one could trust them, and I suspect we can still trust most of them.

Just not the one’s with political appointments.


42 posted on 10/24/2012 12:31:06 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (I can see November from my house! dc2k circa 2010 Once again...with feeling!)
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To: hosepipe

At least Chauncey Gardener had a soul.

The Won doesn’t.


43 posted on 10/24/2012 12:33:01 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (I can see November from my house! dc2k circa 2010 Once again...with feeling!)
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To: dixiechick2000

“Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears, I remember your nic bacause of MoDo’s article telling us that the Won admonished her for making fun of his ears.........because he’s sensitive to that. ;o)””

That’s it! LOL

I chose it because this way, every time I make a post, I am making fun of his ears in a roundabout way. heeeheee


44 posted on 10/24/2012 5:16:38 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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To: nutmeg

Thanks for the ping!


45 posted on 10/24/2012 9:12:52 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: nutmeg
There's too much smugness about this Benghazi story...too much that doesn't add up - like it's tied to an October Surprise - one we won't recover from ... well, in time.

"Meet the Press" some months ago came up with a chart on unemployment that made Obama look bad - and it didn't add up the same way. NBC is deep in the tank for Obama and they would NOT showcase something to make him look bad. I made several comments about it at the time... Sure enough a few months later the 'surprise' - unemployment was down... yeah, right. This Benghazi thing has some of the same 'feel'.

The right insiders are NOT talking - Romney kinda gave him a pass on the issue ( as if he'd been briefed ) The lies when it first happened were so obvious - we figured it out. Then those on the outside (retired) came forward and backed us up... And still -nothing from any insider? Either this is the most vile Administration in the history of the Unite States or the whole Benghazi thing is a set up to make Obama and Hillary look like heroes long enough to get him past the election. Or both... but it feels funny. Can't quite put my finger on it. Anyone?

46 posted on 10/24/2012 10:24:15 AM PDT by GOPJ (Obama on Benghazi - - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nE-aorbApBw&feature=plcp)
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