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Militia State Dept. Hired [at] Benghazi Compound Were ‘Complicit’ in Terrorist Attack (shortened)
CNS News.com ^ | May 9, 2013 | Terence P. Jeffrey

Posted on 06/11/2014 7:16:47 PM PDT by Ray76

Elements of the February 17 Martyrs Brigade, the Libyan militia hired by the U.S. State Department to station members as residents inside the U.S. compound in Benghazi and to protect the U.S. diplomats there, were “complicit” in the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack that killed Amb. Chris Stevens and three other Americans, according to the testimony of Greg Hicks, who was the department's second-ranking diplomat in Libya at the time of the attack.

Full title: Testimony: Elements of Militia State Dept. Hired to Station Members Inside Benghazi Compound Were ‘Complicit’ in 9/11/12 Terrorist Attack

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; clinton
It's been years. What hasn't Hillary Clinton testified UNDER OATH?

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told NBC News’ Cynthia McFadden that she isn’t willing to turn over her notes on the Benghazi terrorist attack, and said that if the new select congressional committee investigating the issue wants them, they can “read it in the book.”

Her arrogance screams for a subpoena duces tecum, if she doesn’t comply imprison her.

1 posted on 06/11/2014 7:16:47 PM PDT by Ray76
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To: Ray76

like Indira Ghandi’s own security people murdered her


2 posted on 06/11/2014 7:19:30 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Ray76

Hillarys reluctance to SHARE... reminds me just a bit...of candidate John Kerry’s telling people to refer to his website when pressed for an ANSWER on his positions


3 posted on 06/11/2014 7:20:25 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: yldstrk

I had forgotten about that. They were Sikhs I think.


4 posted on 06/11/2014 7:21:48 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Ray76

Making themselves scarce just before the attack was suspicious. Like Hillary, they complained of not feeling well (enough to dodge mortar shells) and begged off, which kinda defeats their purpose of guarding the consulate, again, like the Secretary of State.
After the dust settled, hey—what difference did it make?
Well, it didn’t mean anything to them ...


5 posted on 06/11/2014 7:21:53 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Ray76
Actually, they had already told State that they would not defend the consulate. The decision was to keep them on anyway because it was better to have the appearance of security than to make it obvious that there was none.

And yes, they were complicit, but they had already warned everyone they would be.

Who is complicit is whoever it was at State that decided to hire militiamen as security in place of a real security team, and who is complicit is whoever it was that sent the ambassador on that doomed trip without security knowing that the militia had already announced they would not defend him.

6 posted on 06/11/2014 7:26:24 PM PDT by marron
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To: Ray76

They physically opened the front gate for them, and the attackers audibly stated “Dr. Morsi sent us…”

Almost as casual an interaction as a pizza delivery.


7 posted on 06/11/2014 7:28:34 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Ray76

There is DRONE FOOTAGE of all the fighting:

WHOSE interest does it serve to keep it away from the US public..?

Our guys died down there —RELEASE THE FOOTAGE.


8 posted on 06/11/2014 7:29:52 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Ray76

IIRC, I remember hearing a report about Sean Smith posting to a gaming forum, on 9/11/12, ‘ in case we die tonight, one of our security detail has been taking pictures inside the compound today’. The fear they must have felt. And Obama and Hillary! Ignoring their pleas. THIS IS SICKENING!


9 posted on 06/11/2014 7:30:21 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: Ray76

But Killary said it was the youtube video?


10 posted on 06/11/2014 7:32:27 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Ray76

Looked it up......’assuming we don’t die tonight. We saw one of our ‘police’ that guard the compound taking pictures.’ I remember hearing that State and Obama wanted Libya to feel we trusted them and that is why the militia was hired as guards. Could those two incompetents have made a bigger mess of the Middle East??? They need to stand trial as accessories to murder.


11 posted on 06/11/2014 7:39:12 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: gaijin

The “February 17 Martyrs Brigade.” Sounds similar to the Parker and Barrow Bank Security Service. This was a real stroke of genius. If banks had only thought of hiring Bonnie and Clyde to protect their deposits, just think of how more secure they would have been.


12 posted on 06/11/2014 7:39:47 PM PDT by Vehmgericht
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To: Vehmgericht

Daniel Henninginger has an excellent article in the WSJ, entitled, While Obama fiddles.

The gist of the article is that Obama is essentially capitulating the Middle East to the Islamists, who want to build an Islamic caliphate. After reading the article, it occurred to me that Obama is doing just. He capitulating to the demands that were laid out by Morsi in June of 2012 and reiterated by Mohammed Al Zawahiri and broadcast on CNN Canada the day before 9/11/12.

The demands were called a Peace Proposal, but they were essentially demands for a surrender by the US. The first demand was the release of all Islamic prisoners held by the US. Thus the Bergdahl swap.

The second was the removal of US military presence in the Middle East, which I believe to be the real reason that there were no Marines in either Tripoli or Benghazi.

The third demand was that the US stop interfering Islamic affairs and schools. (No schools for girls, but terrorist camps ok).

What Obama is doing is setting the US for a full surrender.


13 posted on 06/11/2014 7:53:20 PM PDT by Eva
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To: gaijin
There is DRONE FOOTAGE of all the fighting:

WHOSE interest does it serve to keep it away from the US public..?

Our guys died down there —RELEASE THE FOOTAGE.


And release the names of those who watched it live...

14 posted on 06/11/2014 8:48:48 PM PDT by az_gila
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...

Benghazi ping.

Let Republicanprofessor know if you want on or off this ping list.


15 posted on 06/11/2014 9:27:48 PM PDT by Republicanprofessor
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To: Ray76; blueyon; KitJ; T Minus Four; xzins; CMS; The Sailor; ab01; txradioguy; Jet Jaguar; ...

Bengazi ping.

I spent 7 months deployed helping my pilots bomb Libya.
We accompished what we were tasked to do.

Now Libya and Iraq and Afghanistan are worse off today.

Power, Clinton, Obama and Jarret and the rest of his incompetent team are to blame.


16 posted on 06/11/2014 9:33:46 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Ray76

May Obama and Hitlery have nightmares of Navy SEALs wearing their skull masks leaning over their beds.


17 posted on 06/11/2014 9:33:57 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: yarddog

That’s not funny, that’s Sikh.


18 posted on 06/11/2014 9:34:17 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (June IS "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: originalbuckeye
THIS IS SICKENING!

Imagine what the poor people in the US embassy of Iraq think. Obama will never admit defeat, so they do not even exist to him.

19 posted on 06/11/2014 9:35:55 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: originalbuckeye

You think that 0bastard and Hitlery are “incompetent”? That they may be in a sense, but what happened in Benghazi is exactly what they wanted to happen, bar one detail: All the Americans were supposed to die. But two heroes saved a lot of lives, and doing so, lost their own.


20 posted on 06/11/2014 10:02:58 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: originalbuckeye

To give a small correction - it was not just a gaming forum, I think. It was also the SomethingAwful forums, where he were a moderator. He also may have sent a note to his guild mates in one of the online MMORPGs. My memory wants to say Eve Online, but not sure.

Nice guy, very even tempered and good to talk to. Temp banned me twice (language and aggression, can get a bit nasty when arguing!) but took the time to talk to me about why. The entire community was gutted when they got the word.


21 posted on 06/11/2014 11:58:08 PM PDT by EC1
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To: Jet Jaguar; LucyT; Ray76; blueyon; KitJ; T Minus Four; xzins; CMS; The Sailor; ab01; txradioguy

Weren’t you or this a part of a NATO operation???


22 posted on 06/12/2014 5:52:44 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: little jeremiah; originalbuckeye; LucyT

Somebody with just a little knowledge of the Muzzies must be very, VERY naïve to hire them to protect American “facilities’ especially CIA. Or they are purposely enabling an attack. There should have been NOTHING but heavy armed U.S. Marines as protecting Guards!!! Didn’t Amb. (also an enabler) Stevens asked for more protection, and especially on anniversary of 9/11???


23 posted on 06/12/2014 6:02:19 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: danamco

It was a NATO operation. The USAF and Navy and, later, Marine aircraft operated from Aviano, Italy.


24 posted on 06/12/2014 7:58:25 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Ray76

bump


25 posted on 06/12/2014 8:01:22 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: Jet Jaguar; LucyT

Has Libya ever attacked a NATO country. Then which and when??????


26 posted on 06/12/2014 6:51:09 PM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: danamco

Yes.

US at a German nightclub. Lockerbie Scotland. And all those NATO member nation citizens aboard.

And Wheelus Airbase.


27 posted on 06/12/2014 7:13:07 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; LucyT

Thank you for your service!

Now I think all these instances you describe were dealt with approximately 28 years ago and later, in one way or another, including your AFB in Libya a country NOT member of NATO???

So if that argument is/was a part of your “LEGAL”(???) operation, then we need to go back and bomb the hell out of Germany & Italy TODAY!!!


28 posted on 06/13/2014 6:03:49 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: Ray76

Does anyone know when Gowdy gets rolling on the hearing? The waiting is killing me...


29 posted on 06/13/2014 6:06:13 AM PDT by Battle Hymn of the Republic
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To: Ray76

February 17 militia members had stopped accompanying Special Mission vehicle movements in protest over salary and working hours,” said the ARB report...What? SEIU is already embedded there?


30 posted on 06/13/2014 6:15:17 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: danamco

I certainly question the legality of the operation.

But, we were tasked with the mission and got it done.

The administration was tasked with ensuring Libya would be a peaceful place following the operation.

We know how that turned out.


31 posted on 06/13/2014 8:04:52 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; LucyT

Lt.Col. (Patriot) Lakin also questioned the legality of the person giving your orders was court martialed, while the military just yawned!

What you “got done” under the guise of NATO, a defense organization, NOT attacking, is very, VERY questionable and “foggy”!!

The Administration had its OWN agenda, not being tasked. So unfortunately you may have been participating in an illegal operation swept under the rug. Lt.Col. Lakin did NOT agree with an illegal, undocumented alien and an unqualified C-I-C and took his stand which he had taken an OATH/Constitution to defend!!!


32 posted on 06/13/2014 10:35:24 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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