Skip to comments."A Night of Sheer Hell" an eyewitness account in Benghazi
Posted on 10/30/2013 11:43:56 AM PDT by Republicanprofessor
Photo by Esam Al-Fetori/Reuters
This article is excerpted from Sgt. Morgan Jones and Damien Lewis book The Embassy House: The Explosive Eyewitness Account of the Libyan Embassy Siege by the Soldier Who Was There.
In the months following the Benghazi Embassy siege I learned the fuller picture of what happened during that fateful night, both at the Mission itself and at the Annex, which was only a short drive away from the Mission. Tensions were running high that evening, because of a recce mission that a Libyan policemanor more likely a bad guy posing as a policemanhad carried out that morning. Wed caught him taking photos of the Missions front gate and grounds, and we feared it was in preparation for some kind of an attack.
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I don’t understand why EVERYONE didn’t leave as soon as they found out their guards were unarmed.
Please add me to the “Benghazi” ping list.
We had actionable intelligence that our known and flagrant enemies would attack the Red Cross, the British and ourselves. The Red Cross and British acted. Why didn’t we?
It is premeditated murder and a continuing cover up on the part of Clinton and Obama. At no point did Hillary or Barak believe that an obscure, YouTube video by a complete goof cause the attack.
It was organized and planned and we knew it before it started.
Why not pull out?
Why not harden or take appropriate security precautions?
Why not support with the overwhelming force available to us? (60 fighters could be easily countered)