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Al Qaeda Lives--The real story behind Benghazi and the other attacks of 9/11/12
Weekly Standard ^ | Dec 24, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 15 | THOMAS JOSCELYN

Posted on 01/14/2013 1:06:58 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach

What actually happened in Egypt and Libya on September 11, 2012? The story from the U.S. government has changed many times in an effort to craft a narrative that causes as little damage as possible to the Obama administration. Now the administration seems to have settled on something approaching a final version.

The U.S. embassy in Cairo, September 11, 2012

The U.S. embassy in Cairo, September 11, 2012

Newscom

It goes like this:

On September 11, and in the days that followed, citizens in countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa gathered to protest The Innocence of Muslims, a video on YouTube produced in California that was disrespectful to Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. Protests that began peacefully outside the U.S. embassy in Cairo and elsewhere grew more violent as extremists decided to take advantage of the unrest.If the violence wasn’t justified, the demonstrations were understandable, given the deeply offensive content of the video. During his speech before the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, for example, President Obama argued that the video “must be rejected by all who respect our common humanity.” And while the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, did not grow out of street demonstrations there, as initial reports had suggested, they did come in response to the protests in Cairo, which were sparked by the offensive film.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 20120925; alqaeda; benghazi; globaljihad; guyfawkes; guyfawkesmask; hillary; innocenceofmuslims; libya; mask; obama; obamaspeech; propaganda; usembassy

1 posted on 01/14/2013 1:07:09 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Marine_Uncle; TigersEye; justa-hairyape; onyx; MestaMachine; SunkenCiv; blam; Grampa Dave; ...

fyi


2 posted on 01/14/2013 1:09:12 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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Aren’t they clever.....it started in Cairo....


3 posted on 01/14/2013 1:12:46 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The U.S. embassy in Cairo, September 11, 2012

Newscom

4 posted on 01/14/2013 1:14:25 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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The Obama administration’s bottom line: The conflagrations across the Middle East, North Africa, and elsewhere can be traced back to an offensive video. In this telling, there is an almost civic quality to the protests—the demonstrators were concerned Muslims out to defend their religion from the unjustifiable bigotry of a misguided filmmaker (who is now in prison for parole violations).

5 posted on 01/14/2013 1:16:57 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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MORE:

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This story leaves out what is arguably the most important detail: the role of al Qaeda in the attacks. It’s a sanitized version of reality. The true story is far more complicated—and gives reasons for both optimism and concern.

6 posted on 01/14/2013 1:18:56 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
How close to crazy do you have to be to accept anything this administration says at face value? You have to at least be in a strait jacket so you don't hurt someone.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.


7 posted on 01/14/2013 1:19:11 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
How close to crazy do you have to be to accept anything this administration says at face value? You have to at least be in a strait jacket so you don't hurt someone.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.


8 posted on 01/14/2013 1:20:13 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Bah humbug!

I wish obugger would be visited by ghosts. His own.


9 posted on 01/14/2013 1:25:03 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

No one ever saw the Video. No one.

20,000 MANPADS were transferred to al Qaeda by
Obama, in treason, condoned by the silent US Congress.


10 posted on 01/14/2013 1:26:14 PM PST by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Morsi wants the blind sheik to be released...it’s blackmail. Release him or we start trouble.

Obama caves in...our diplomats get murdered.

Next question?


11 posted on 01/14/2013 1:58:19 PM PST by miserare
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
On September 11, and in the days that followed, citizens in countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa gathered to protest The Innocence of Muslims, a video on YouTube produced in California that was disrespectful to Islam and the Prophet Muhammad.

BS. The riots in Cairo had nothing to do with the 'video.' Here are interviews with Cairo activists who debunk that.

Brian Lilley: The MSM is lying about the muslim riots

12 posted on 01/14/2013 2:01:16 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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Pakistanis didn't know about any "video" or any "insults" until 0blablah and Hillbilly broadcast this...

Obama and Hillary Apologize for Free Speech on Pakistani TV (taxpayer-funded ads) Sept. 20, 2012

Which immediately resulted in this...

Pakistan: 17 killed in anti-Islam film protests Sept. 21, 2012

0bama then went to the UN and re-inflamed the Muslim world once again over the manufactured offense "Innocence of Muslims."

U.S. President Speaks to U.N. About YouTube Video

Those apologies validated their anger.

13 posted on 01/14/2013 2:08:53 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I would believe Zawahiri over Obama, his treasonist democrats and media.... any day of the week.


14 posted on 01/14/2013 2:14:57 PM PST by Gator113
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
The CIA gun running operation will never be revealed. Clinton
will throw quite a bit of bull shit out. The Senate
and House will wish her well in her future activities
after she steps down.

Case closed.
15 posted on 01/14/2013 2:22:31 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (I'm going John Galt.... But. Honor must be earned.)
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Hillary Clinton is THE original source of the 'video did it' excuse for Benghazi, Cairo and all the rest of the embassy riots around the world. Hillary did it!

US Embassy in Cairo quietly deletes its ‘we stand by our condemnation’ tweet; Update: More deleted tweets!

Here is Hillary pushing it again on Sept. 13th.

Clinton: Anti-Islam Video 'Disgusting' (video 2:56)

Here is a 'senior administration official' trying to distance 0bamugabe from Hillary's f-up and at the same time admitting by inference that she was the source of the 'video did it' meme.

Senior administration official: The Cairo embassy’s statement does not reflect the view of the U.S. government; Update: Romney calls embassy statement “disgraceful”

posted at 10:34 pm on September 11, 2012 by Allahpundit

The White House is disavowing a statement from their own Cairo embassy that apologized for anti-Muslim activity in the United States.

“The statement by Embassy Cairo was not cleared by Washington and does not reflect the views of the United States government,” a senior administration official told POLITICO…

“Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet. The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. Our commitment to religious tolerance goes back to the very beginning of our nation. But let me be clear: There is never any justification for violent acts of this kind,” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a Tuesday statement.

And here 0bamugabe and Hillary work together to try to prop up her 'video did it' nonsense and spread it even further.

Obama and Hillary Apologize for Free Speech on Pakistani TV (taxpayer-funded ads) 09/20/2012

16 posted on 01/14/2013 2:26:45 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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Al Qaeda Plants Its Flag in Libya 2011

Benghazi: A Sea of Al-Qaeda Flags NRO November 5, 2011

17 posted on 01/14/2013 2:42:17 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

bfl


18 posted on 01/14/2013 3:06:43 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Noticed the Guy Falkes (sic) mask in the crowd.

Hmmmm.............

19 posted on 01/14/2013 4:36:15 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Tribute...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SP9Cben3cuY&feature=youtube_gdata_player


20 posted on 01/14/2013 4:59:12 PM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: TigersEye

Thanks for the info and links,.


21 posted on 01/14/2013 8:57:02 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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