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Review board raps State Department for poor security in Benghazi
The Washington Times ^ | December 19, 2012 | Shaun Waterman

Posted on 12/19/2012 7:18:58 AM PST by yoe

The mandatory State Department internal inquiry into the deadly Sept. 11 terror attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, slams bureaucrats for “grossly inadequate” security but says that poor leadership could not be punished under department regulations.

[snip] The failures, at State’s Diplomatic Security and Near Eastern Affairs Bureaus in Washington, left the diplomatic post with security “that was inadequate for Benghazi and grossly inadequate to deal with the attack that took place,” the report states.

[snip]The report does not name any of the officials concerned, but an investigation by House Republicans found that Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Charlene Lamb, responsible for diplomatic security in the region, denied repeated requests for additional security in Libya from security officials on the ground.

[snip] The board, which began work in early October, found that the two waves of attacks, by dozens of heavily armed extremists, “were unanticipated in their scale and intensity.”

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazigate
How appropriate that Charlene Lamb be the sacrificial lamb...extremists and terrorists are not one in the same? Hillary can't govern some 99,800+ employees in her department? What makes any one of the talking heads think she could govern this nation....
1 posted on 12/19/2012 7:19:05 AM PST by yoe
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To: yoe

And Hillary is still faking.


2 posted on 12/19/2012 7:22:29 AM PST by bmwcyle (We have gone over the cliff and we are about to hit the bottom)
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To: yoe

Reading this, the only thought that came to mind was “what would China have done” had this occurred at one of their Embassies with the same results? (Rhet.)


3 posted on 12/19/2012 7:26:03 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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