Skip to comments.Libyan president: 'No doubt' attack 'preplanned' (Flashback 2012)
Posted on 05/01/2014 3:35:14 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
Libya President Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf said Sunday that 50 arrests have been made in connection with last week's "preplanned" attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that left U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead.
"The way these perpetrators acted and moved -- I think we, and they're choosing the specific date for this so-called demonstration, I think we have no, this leaves us with no doubt that this was pre-planned, determined," Magariaf said on CBS's "Face the Nation."
"And you believe that this was the work of Al Qaeda, and you believe that it was led by foreigners. Is that what youre telling us?" CBS host Bob Schieffer asked.
"It was planned, definitely. It was planned by foreigners, by people who entered the country a few months ago. And they were planning this criminal act since their arrival," Magariaf said.
Magariaf said that more than 50 arrests have been made with some suspects from Mali and Algeria.
"They entered Libya from different directions. Some of them definitely from Mali and Algeria," Magariaf said. . .
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What difference does it make?
Libyan Leader: Embassy Attack Unrelated to Islam Video 9/26/2012
Hicks said U.S. officials knew better by then and that the remarks angered the Libyan president, who had gone on record calling it a terrorist attack. That discord prevented the FBI from reaching Benghazi for several days, Hicks said, because the Libyan government was not able to guarantee their safety.
Libyan President Mohamed Yusuf al-Magariaf was "insulted in front of his own people," Hicks said. "His credibility was reduced. His ability to lead his country was damaged."
So I guess they planned on Mr. Stevens getting murdered as well.
Evil people in high places.