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Are Benghazi Survivors Hiding In A Washington, D.C. Hospital?
Forbes ^ | 3-25-2013 | Richard Miniter - OP/ED

Posted on 03/25/2013 1:15:25 PM PDT by smoothsailing

March 25, 2013

Are Benghazi Survivors Hiding In A Washington, D.C. Hospital?

Richard Miniter

For more than six months since the September 11, 2012 attacks on America’s diplomatic outposts in Benghazi, the Obama administration has been unwilling to turn over the names or whereabouts of any survivors. They may be hiding plain sight.

Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) has learned that “as many as seven Americans have been or are currently being treated,” at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, D.C.—less than 11 miles from the U.S. Capitol. Rep. Wolf cited two independent confidential sources for his information.

And the number of survivors may be even larger than previously suspected. There may be more than 30 survivors, including State Department and CIA personnel as well as government contractors, according to a March 1, 2013 letter sent by Rep. Wolf and Rep. Jim Gerlach to Secretary of State John Kerry . As for those government contractors mentioned, they are believed to include former U.S Navy Seals and other former special-forces operators.

And it seems that the survivors have been told not to talk. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who has been in touch with the family members of Benghazi survivors, has said that the survivors have been “told to be quiet” by Obama administration officials. “The public needs to hear from people who were on the ground, their desperate situation. They need to understand from people who were there for months how bad it was getting and how frustrated they were that nobody would listen to them and provide aid.”

Responding to Sen. Lindsay‘s remarks, a White House spokesman denied....

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 201303; 20130301; benghazi; benghazicoverup; benghazigate; benghazisurvivors; cia; coverup; hushhush; seals; silenced; statedept; survivors
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1 posted on 03/25/2013 1:15:25 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Nope more like in Gitmo


2 posted on 03/25/2013 1:16:56 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: smoothsailing

If this is true, what the h is wrong with the relatives and friends of these survivors? How can NOONE be saying anything? Are they all afraid of doing the right thing?


3 posted on 03/25/2013 1:18:29 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady (When will the rest of America's citizens wake up to the Obamanation?)
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To: smoothsailing

Are they being held against their will?? Or is there money involved??


4 posted on 03/25/2013 1:18:45 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: JimSEA

I suspect all of these people are CIA spy agents and we will never hear from them.


5 posted on 03/25/2013 1:22:49 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Wisconsinlady

These people make a living not talking about what they really do.

They call themselves “quiet professionals.”

Unlike the political hacks in the Fedgov, these folks take their responsibilities very seriously.

They run @200 operations a year - and only a few are ever heard about. When you do hear, it is not from the quiet professionals.


6 posted on 03/25/2013 1:23:15 PM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Venturer

I suspect you are correct.


7 posted on 03/25/2013 1:23:28 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: smoothsailing

Congress and the Constitution once ruled in America.

Now it is only the Tyrant and his Moslem Brotherhood.


8 posted on 03/25/2013 1:24:01 PM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Wisconsinlady

They want to keep their jobs. But, who’d want to work for someone who left their co-workers to die.


9 posted on 03/25/2013 1:26:08 PM PDT by jch10 (Hey GOP! Only Conservatives get my vote.)
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To: Wisconsinlady

Add in the hospital staff as well. Unless of course, they aren’t really in a hospital. hmmm, and yet I wonder!


10 posted on 03/25/2013 1:26:34 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 (Fluck this adminstration of misfits.)
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To: smoothsailing

If I lived near Walter Reed, I would go visit some people there.


11 posted on 03/25/2013 1:27:00 PM PDT by bergmeid (I told you so - now pass the ammo.)
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To: smoothsailing

hinky linky


12 posted on 03/25/2013 1:28:32 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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Which one? I’ll repost it for you. I just checked and all the links are working fine for me.


13 posted on 03/25/2013 1:34:22 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Wisconsinlady

Fear? Concern for what the repercussions could be for their loved one? Hard to say for sure.


14 posted on 03/25/2013 1:36:41 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

It was an act of war facilitated against the U.S. by treason from the WH Situation room and others in this regime.


15 posted on 03/25/2013 1:36:41 PM PDT 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: smoothsailing
Both links take be to an advertisement. There is a hyperlink text which say “continue to site” but it routes right back to the ad.
16 posted on 03/25/2013 1:37:14 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Venturer
Nonsense. You can still "hear from them" in classified debriefings that keep their identities secret. And there is no reason for the State Department security officers not to appear at public hearings that are circumscribed in terms of what information can be disclosed publicly.

And not all of them are CIA agents.

17 posted on 03/25/2013 1:39:25 PM PDT by kabar
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Try this:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardminiter/2013/03/25/are-benghazi-survivors-hiding-in-a-washington-d-c-hospital/

If that doesn’t work then I’m at a loss to know what to do.


18 posted on 03/25/2013 1:41:50 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: BenLurkin

The Forbes.com links work fine for me. Clicking on “continue ...” skipped the ad. The link at wolf.house.gov loaded immediately.


19 posted on 03/25/2013 1:44:48 PM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: al baby; MestaMachine; thouworm; maggief; Myrddin; shibumi; Hardraade; Candor7; ...

Why are the survivors so important? As eyewitnesses, they are uniquely placed to tell the public about the deadliest attack on a State Department facility since...".

[snip]

Libyan reports indicate that there were upwards of 100 attackers in Benghazi, that they were organized into machine-gun fire teams and mortar crews, and appeared to take orders from men wearing Afghan-style clothing.

We miss you Mesta. You're still in our Prayers.

20 posted on 03/25/2013 1:49:49 PM PDT by LucyT
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