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US Intel believes some Benghazi attackers tied to al Qaeda in Iraq (Yes, AL-QAEDA IN IRAQ!)
cnn ^ | 10/24/2012 | Suzanne Kelly, Pam Benson and Elise Labott

Posted on 10/24/2012 7:20:28 PM PDT by tobyhill

U.S. intelligence believes that assailants connected to al Qaeda in Iraq were among the core group that attacked the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, a U.S. government official told CNN.

That would represent the second al Qaeda affiliate associated with the deadly September 11 attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.

Previously, intelligence officials said there were signs of connections to al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, the North African wing of the terror group.

The revelation that members of al Qaeda in Iraq are suspected of involvement in the Libya attack comes at a time when there is a growing number of fighters from that group also taking part in the Syrian civil war.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 20120911; alqaeda; alqaida; ansaralsharia; ansaralshariah; aqi; aqii; aqim; banghazi; benghazi; iraq; libya; sos; supportersofsharia; syria

1 posted on 10/24/2012 7:20:29 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Obama’s surrender in Iraq will bite us in the azz for generations to come.


2 posted on 10/24/2012 7:23:20 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: tobyhill

There is no alqueda....Obama told me so.


3 posted on 10/24/2012 7:23:46 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (r)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

The whole place is a waste of our time. Worse yet, its a pointless waste of lives and money.


4 posted on 10/24/2012 7:24:56 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: tobyhill

Al queda in Iraq?

SHOCKED!!! SHOCKED, I say !!!!

5 posted on 10/24/2012 7:25:34 PM PDT by llevrok (By comparison to Obama, at least Nero could play a fiddle.)
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To: tobyhill

You are sooooo wrong. Obama fixed everything in Iraq, and we ran al qaeda out of there. Everybody gots obamaphone, you know?


6 posted on 10/24/2012 7:28:21 PM PDT by gotribe (He's a mack-daddy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV415yit7Zg)
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To: tobyhill

Bush’s fault.


7 posted on 10/24/2012 7:32:07 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: tobyhill

Bush’s fault.


8 posted on 10/24/2012 7:32:07 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: tobyhill

Is CNN trying to imply that the U.S. has any sort of intelligence whatsoever?

I mean seriously, have you seen our government?

We are a laughing stock, we are fools, this country is evil, and it is stupid.

I have a feeling that we, America, are about to get our asses kicked to kingdom come...


9 posted on 10/24/2012 7:33:35 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37

When our allies stop yelling “Allah Akbar” we might have a chance but until then, “friend” and foe alike are nothing but jihadis waiting for the day they can turn their weapons on us.


10 posted on 10/24/2012 7:37:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: tobyhill

Well that certainly could explain why they raised the AL QAEDA flag! Jiminy Cricket these people are idiots.


11 posted on 10/24/2012 7:38:51 PM PDT by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Yep. Between Obama surrendering Iraq for political gain, negotiating with the Taliban, and supporting the overthrow of at least 2 leaders who were strong allies in the war on terror (Ghadaffi and Mubarak).... anybody who thinks Obama has increased the number and strength of our allies against terrorism is absolutely nuts.


12 posted on 10/24/2012 7:40:00 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: tobyhill

Well that certainly could explain why they raised the AL QAEDA flag! Jiminy Cricket these people are idiots.


13 posted on 10/24/2012 7:41:11 PM PDT by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics)
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To: tobyhill
This is a Problem that can obviously only be solved by more Gun Control.

Americans have too easy access to Assault Carbines and 11 mm Automatic Revolving Hand Guns.

14 posted on 10/24/2012 7:45:51 PM PDT by KC_Lion ( Wherever I find myself standing, I forever stand with Israel.)
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To: tobyhill
There are some who believe that the attack on
Benghazi was carried out by Iranian assets blaming it
on al Qaeda and stealing the US Arms cache in Benghazi
moving the Arms to Syria for Iranian assets to overthrow Assad .

15 posted on 10/24/2012 7:58:21 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: cripplecreek

Cripplecreek, I was just thinking a bit about our current state here America.

We have turned our back on our ally. We have allied with those who wish to destroy us. We have elected a muslim, a terrorist, an internal agent of our enemy, a murderer as our leader. He has killed his own ambassador, I suspect because he wanted him dead. Dead men tell no tales as they say.

Our media ignores treason. Our congress and senate ignores treason. People cheer a woman who is also just as treasonist as he as if she has some redeeming virtue.

I don’t think we are going to be able to save ourselves. Maybe I’m being too pessimistic here, but it seems to me that our country, what it once was, has fallen.


16 posted on 10/24/2012 8:06:19 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: tobyhill

That is because Syria was behind it, They are all over the place.


17 posted on 10/24/2012 10:17:38 PM PDT by Domangart
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To: tobyhill
diplomatic mission

Notice the wording? Diplomatic mission. NOt the same thing as a consulate.

E-mails obtained by CNN made clear that less than 30 minutes after the attack began, the State Department notified officials within the agency, the White House, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Pentagon and the FBI that an attack was underway and that Stevens was in the compound.

Also notice the shortened timeline? 30 minutes. not an hour.

Word I'm getting is that we funneled thousands of weapons to islamics including AQ to fight the war in libya and were shifting those to syria. That's what Stevens was doing there.

18 posted on 10/24/2012 11:23:47 PM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica ("We have prepared for the unbeliever, whips and chains and blazing fires!" Koran Sura 76:4)
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To: chris37
Personally, I never gave much credence to the obama is a muslim out to destroy us school of thought.

But looking at the state of the mid east and our role in it, I'm rapidly becoming a believer.

19 posted on 10/24/2012 11:25:40 PM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica ("We have prepared for the unbeliever, whips and chains and blazing fires!" Koran Sura 76:4)
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I don't know who this guy is but this is a VERY intriguing article from a few days back:

THIS IS WHAT BENGHAZI ‘CONSULATE’ REALLY WAS.

20 posted on 10/24/2012 11:29:11 PM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica ("We have prepared for the unbeliever, whips and chains and blazing fires!" Koran Sura 76:4)
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To: Sacajaweau

Obama is arming Alqueda! They were sent to Syria with Weapons Supplied By Ambassador Stevens in Bengahzi,then sent Via Turkey to Syria,All the Idiots keep Harping on the security at Bengahzi,they did not want any attention brought to Bengahzi,the main questions to be asked What was Stevens Doing in Bengahzi,a Alqueda Stronghold? HE WAS ARMING AND RECRUITING Jihadists to Fight in Syria .The same jihadists who were Killing our men in Iraq and Afghanistan


21 posted on 10/25/2012 3:26:05 AM PDT by ballplayer
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