Skip to comments.Panetta: US lacked early info on Benghazi attack
Posted on 10/25/2012 1:35:35 PM PDT by RummyChick
The U.S. military did not quickly intervene during the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya last month because military leaders did not have adequate intelligence information and felt they should not put American forces at risk, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday.
In his most extensive comments to date on the unfolding controversy surrounding the attack in Benghazi, Panetta said U.S. forces were on heightened alert because of the anniversary of 9/11 and prepared to respond. But, he said, the attack happened over a few hours and was over before the U.S. had the chance to know what was really happening.
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So I guess the terrorists can attack us for 7 hours and we do nothing. Glad that didn’t happen on 9/11/2001
What a lying SOS!
Think about what you just said. How TRUE. How long was it from the time the 2nd tower was hit until all non-military aircraft were grounded? A couple hours, at the most?
Kinda makes one think of those burning helicopters in Iran.
I never thought I’d see this kind of incompetency twice in one lifetime.
U.S. Africa Command- read somewhere that someone was going to spill a bean or two but I can’t remember where I read it.
maybe he’s trying to make Obama out to not be a Jimmy Carter when it comes to foreign affairs, remember 1979?
In an ironic way, Obama made sure no hostages got took, bad news for the 4 dead.
I wonder if Leon uses ‘green’ fuel in his aircraft? Save the oceans is his previous thing, yaknow.
EVEN FReepers knew what was going on.
Panetta must have been in on this from the planning
stage with Obama and Hillary months ago.
So the real time emails and pleas for help, not to mention the security system and Predator drone videos weren’t understandable? Can our government ever tell the truth anymore?
I wonder if this is a shot to the Clintons to back off. I don’t think they can cross Panetta.
I do believe there’s a lying pile of yak scat in these woods!!
Panetta, you gomer.....the horse is out of the barn, and somebody has already tossed a match in there.
...because military leaders did not have adequate intelligence information and felt they should not put American forces at risk, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday.....
What military leaders? Name them. Next why didnt they have adequate intelligence information, and who was responsible for that failure?
A other top Obama official chooses treason.
Defeat Obama if for no other reason than to get Panetta out of the DOD
Yet you had enough information to witness a mob that didn't exist start a riot over a video that had been out for months that nobody saw. And to stick with that story for almost a month.
Throw him in jail with the rest of the liars.
They didn’t need much time to come up with the video narrative, just where did THAT intelligence come from?
if nothing else a SPECTRE gunship would have “dispersed” the crowd. FA-18s for escort and SAM suppression. CBUs are your friend.
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