Skip to comments.Report: Petraeus Clashed With Agency Heads in Final Days
Posted on 11/15/2012 11:22:04 AM PST by mojito
....In David Petraeuss final days at the helm of the Central Intelligence Agency, his relations with chiefs of other U.S. agencies, including his boss, National Intelligence Director James Clapper, took a contentious turn.
Mr. Petraeus wanted his aides to push back hard and release their own timeline of the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi and a nearby CIA safe house, seeking to set the record straight and paint the CIAs role in a more favorable light. Mr. Clapper and agencies including the Pentagon objected, but Mr. Petraeus told his aides to proceed, said the senior officials.
By all accounts, the driving force behind Mr. Petraeuss departure last Friday was the revelation about his extramarital affair with his biographer. But new details about Mr. Petraeuss last days at the CIA show the extent to which the Benghazi attacks created a climate of interagency finger-pointing. That undercut the retired four-star generals backing within the Obama administration as he struggled with the decision to resign....
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I was yelling the same thing, I CAN HEAR HIM FINE...there was no reason to cut him off except he was calling Obama a liar and little Miss Megyn (that’s Megyn with a Y she’ll tell ya!) didn’t like that maybe...she nauseates the hell out of me.
I would love to know if Bret Baier enjoys having to share the stage with her, he doesn’t need her at all, she’s way out of her league. She is totally overrated and often talks like she’s on speed or something. Biggest egomaniac out there.
Agree with you 100%. I'm too old to be a sucker for a pretty face.
ut, ut, ut...that’s Megyn with a Y, she will tell you that herself..egomaniac that she is. Can’t stomach her.
Yes, that’s my point. The initial and subsequent reports did NOT say who gave the stand down order, so it could have been CIA, State Dept., Military, or the Security firm.
We also don’t know if the order came from someone on site or elsewhere.
It seems logical to me, that if you were providing security, under attack and needed backup, that the seals might have called their superiors @ Blue Mountain at the same time the diplomats contacted State, and CIA operatives went up the CIA chain of command.
Bottom line, someone told them to stand down, we don’t know who. Help was requested, but we don’t know from which of the several agencies. Nor do we know what happened on the receiving end.
For a long time my wife talked about how she couldn’t stand her and I didn’t see what the problem was. Then I started paying close attention and I started to see the ego and how she’s really in love with herself. My wife also pointed out MegYn’s crooked nose. Now that’s all I see.
I’ve had it with everyone on FOX except Greta and Cavuto.
Where did you hear the retired seals worked for Blue Mountain? From the reports I saw blue mountain’s staff were all locals.
Blue Mountain is reportedly a British firm. Last report I saw stated it was a firm that specialized in pop star celebrity security, not embassy security.
Of course, the only other Blue Mountain company I know of sells greeting cards.
just heard one of the fathers on FOX and Megyn kelly just said she has ot let him go because they can;t hear him, well I could .
WTH is going on wiht the GOP, RNC, the media nd FOX..
We live in such a corrupt country and is it any wonder why our side does not speak out for this election, why they fought Sarah, Newt and now Col Allen West.
Kelly just said that they have breaking news and now ADs come on instead.
we the people, not we the Govt and media and the elitist.
We want answers to many issues, and yet we get an adoring media who either ignores the rigged election to fast and furious to this and yet we have idiots saying congrats obama, I;ve seen all your election you have won .
Then she laughs like a little girl going on her first date.
is anyone else pissed off right now with many in talk radio, our side and the media
that reminds me. didnt megan kelley sound incredibly bubbly nov 6?
I don’t recall, I have read so much. Probably a link from here or maybe the UK Telegraph. There was also included that this firm didn’t cost as much as usual and it was suggested that they were not as experienced as some of the other firms considered.
A relative of one of the seals interviewed by Fox News stated that the seals were not responsible for the Ambassador’s security.
See post 51. Yes, the hiring of the firm was seen as questionable by some of the articles that I read.
BTW, isnt it neat how in any organization everything is the fault of the guy who left?
Your observation encapsulates the Hussein regime.
Now let us all watch as he replaces not only his DCI, but AG, SecDef, SecState, and so on.
Boehner wishes to blubber and capitulate.
Refreshingly, McCain and Graham have not yet begun to fight.
Behold the Arab Spring, an Islamist jihad run out of the White House with American blood and Saudi treasure.
I divorced myself from all news FOX or otherwise about 4 weeks ago, no intention of ever watching another cable or network news.
she’s like a little girl is Megyn Kelly, very immature and always seems to think that we want to know about HER LIFE.
Her Nana, her house in VA, her house is underwater.
She changed once she got her own show and now brings poeple on like Sally Kohn or is it Khon?
I too yelled at the TV saying, “I can hear him , I can hear him, why are you cutting him off”
Seems airhead Kelly didn;t like what the father had to say and wanted to get rid of him.
I would like to know why Obama delayed permission for the FBI to go to Benghazi... CNN was picking up evidence before the first FBI person arrived... long before.
Not as ‘bubbly’ as Diane Sawyer...
Not as ‘bubbly’ as Diane Sawyer...
Three questions for Benghazi-Coward Obama:
1.) Are you HIDING INFORMATION from the US Congress about the Benghazi Massacre?
2.) Have you been LYING to the US Congress, The Media, or the American Public about the Benghazi Massacre?
3.) Were you, as Commander in Chief, GROSSLY NEGLIGENT about your responsibilities to protect and assist those four Americans who subsequently were murdered in the Benghazi Massacre?
BTW, the large cap words were the same as the 3 charges handed down yesterday to BP for punishment of their Gulf of Mexico underwater blowout, a while back.
Since the US Government is going to hold a company accountable for their poor decisions, then it should hold its CIC accountable his poor decisions, AND use the same legal charges.