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Sources: 3 al Qaeda operatives took part in Benghazi attack (Obama gave aid to our enemies)
cnn ^ | 5/2/2013 | Paul Cruickshank. Tim Lister. Nic Robertson and Fran Townsend

Posted on 05/02/2013 3:58:31 PM PDT by tobyhill

Several Yemeni men belonging to al Qaeda took part in the terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi last September, according to several sources who have spoken with CNN.

One senior U.S. law enforcement official told CNN that "three or four members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula," or AQAP, took part in the attack.

Another source briefed on the Benghazi investigation said Western intelligence services suspect the men may have been sent by the group specifically to carry out the attack. But it's not been ruled out that they were already in the city and participated as the opportunity arose.

The attack on the compound and subsequently on a "safe-house" to which Americans had been evacuated left four U.S. citizens dead, including the ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens.

If the AQAP members were dispatched to Benghazi, it would be further evidence of a new level of co-operation among jihadist groups throughout the Middle East and North Africa, counterterrorism analysts say.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; benghazi; kenyanbornmuzzie; libya; waronterror

1 posted on 05/02/2013 3:58:31 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

CNN is reporting this?


2 posted on 05/02/2013 4:01:04 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: tobyhill

CNN is clearly helping the administration get out front of next week’s Benghazi hearings. The sychophants at CNN are trying their best to de-fuse the story for their handlers in the administration.


3 posted on 05/02/2013 4:01:56 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: tobyhill

Isn’t this an impeachable offense?

Only if a Republican had done this.


4 posted on 05/02/2013 4:02:21 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: tobyhill

No. Can’t be true.

The attacks were caused by an awful video made in America.

/s


5 posted on 05/02/2013 4:03:52 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Starboard

That’s exactly what’s happening.


6 posted on 05/02/2013 4:05:49 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: tobyhill

Surprise, surprise.

Al Qaeda wasn’t exactly on the run, as Obama declared after OBL was taken out.

No wonder they had to blame it on a youtube video. Admitting the truth would mean that Obama lied.


7 posted on 05/02/2013 4:06:43 PM PDT by randita
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To: autumnraine

CNN is reporting this?


Read the comments. Liberal idiots.


8 posted on 05/02/2013 4:08:43 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: tobyhill
Who gave the order to stand down?

This is the only question that matters

9 posted on 05/02/2013 4:08:47 PM PDT by precisionshootist
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

See also this story. Clearly more damage control by the administration. They are in panic mode.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3015103/posts


10 posted on 05/02/2013 4:08:57 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: tobyhill

My guess is like the guns for cartels fiasco, this is going to turn out to be a guns for Syrian rebels miscalculation. This administration reminds me of little kids trying to dress up in adult clothes.


11 posted on 05/02/2013 4:11:14 PM PDT by Starstruck (Don't rest. We came close to the 2nd Amendment being field tested.)
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To: Starboard

Thanks!


12 posted on 05/02/2013 4:12:29 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: tobyhill

TREASON - continuous, pre-meditated, agenda-driven, in-your-face, agency-abetted, representative-enabled, ongoing...


13 posted on 05/02/2013 4:14:49 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: tobyhill

But, but hussein told us al Qaeda had been killed out!


14 posted on 05/02/2013 4:22:00 PM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: Starstruck
My guess is like the guns for cartels fiasco, this is going to turn out to be a guns for Syrian rebels miscalculation.

Yup, Biden replied to Ryan in the VP debate that they were arming the "rebels" when he was asked what they were doing about Syria.

15 posted on 05/02/2013 4:40:21 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: tobyhill

Oh. So that is what happened to the “investigation” into who perpetrated the attack. You know... The one the administration swore they would pursue. To “bring them to justice” and all......


16 posted on 05/02/2013 4:58:57 PM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: bgill

Plus Stevens is deep-sixed, a twofer.


17 posted on 05/02/2013 5:30:13 PM PDT by quantumman
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To: BenLurkin
No. Can’t be true. The attacks were caused by an awful video made in America. /s

Not only that, but Barack Obama told us he has al Qaeda on the run.

18 posted on 05/02/2013 5:42:46 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: MestaMachine

Another one for you. Thank you for keeping us in the loop on the ever evolving Benghazi disaster.


19 posted on 05/02/2013 6:08:29 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
I'm late. Sorry.

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


Benghazi Index

20 posted on 05/02/2013 7:53:11 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: alice_in_bubbaland

HEY-HEY,
HO-HO,
Commie Obama
Has got to GO!

HEY-HEY,
HO-HO,
Commie Obama
Has got to GO!

HEY-HEY,
HO-HO,
Commie Obama
Has got to GO!


21 posted on 05/02/2013 8:43:53 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: MestaMachine
Mesta, the more I read regarding the saudi royals, the more I believe the saudi royals are the head of the al qaeda snake.
22 posted on 05/05/2013 8:14:49 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals

That’s because they are.


23 posted on 05/05/2013 8:20:52 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: randita

“Al Queda is on the run” should be Obama’s “Mission Accomplished” moment, and it would be . . . if he were a Republican.


24 posted on 05/05/2013 8:25:33 AM PDT by kevao (.)
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To: MestaMachine

No doubt .. everything is pointing in that direction. A few loose ends to tie up ... Wonder if the stand down came from through another nation? That is the only thing that makes sense for the stand down order out of the white house.


25 posted on 05/05/2013 8:26:47 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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