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  • U.S. State Department's top Libya security adviser: Benghazi decisions were made at the highest leve

    05/10/2013 10:59:33 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | UPDATED: 13:14 EST, 8 May 2013 | By David Martosko In Washington
    The former Regional Security Officer in Tripoli during the months before the Benghazi terror attack that killed the U.S. ambassador told a congressional panel on Wednesday that the State Department's internal review of the diplomatic disaster unfairly let senior political appointees off the hook.Choking back tears, Eric Allan Nordstrom said the investigation into the terror attack, continued Wednesday during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, 'matters to me personally, and it matters to my colleagues at the department of state.''It matters to the American public for whom we serve, and most importantly, it matters to the friends and...
  • DID THE WHITE HOUSE GIVE CLASSIFIED BRIEFINGS ON LIBYA TO A FRIENDLY COLUMNIST?

    10/10/2012 7:41:35 AM PDT · by barryobi · 7 replies
    powerline ^ | 10/10/2012 | Paul Mirengoff
    The Daily Caller reports that Peter King, the House Homeland Security Committee Chairman, is asking CIA director Gen. David Petraeus and White House national security adviser James Clapper to investigate whether a columnist for The Daily Beast received the same classified foreign policy briefings as President Obama. The Daily Beast columnist in question is Leslie Gelb, a crony of Joe Biden (back in 2006-07, they jointly pushed a plan for “federalism” in Iraq that amounted, in essence, to partition of the country). King’s inquiry arises from Gelb’s defense of Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., who disgraced herself...
  • Romney reveals he met former Navy SEAL killed in Benghazi

    10/09/2012 8:35:38 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 10 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Oct 9 2012 | Steve Holland
    Mitt Romney revealed on Tuesday that he had met one of the four Americans killed in the attack. ...
  • Consulate Attack Preplanned, Libya's President Says

    09/16/2012 2:43:27 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 19 replies
    NPR ^ | 9-15-12 | Leila Fadel
    Libya's president says he believes al-Qaida is behind a deadly attack in eastern Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other U.S. staffers. In an exclusive interview with NPR in Benghazi, President Mohammed el-Megarif says foreigners infiltrated Libya over the past few months, planned the attack and used Libyans to carry it out. Wearing the traditional long white robe of men in Libya, Megarif is visibly exhausted when we speak to him at his home in Benghazi. As he describes the ambush on the U.S. consulate that killed Stevens and three other Americans, his eyes water and he...
  • [3/12, 2011] Bill Maher to Muslim Rep. Keith Ellison: The Koran Is a “Hate-Filled Holy Book” (Video)

    09/15/2012 11:11:56 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 18 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | march 12th 2011 | Jim Hoft
    Well… Now that was bold. Let’s see how well this goes over with the Muslims… Bill Maher told radical far left Congressman Keith Ellison that the Koran is a “hate-filled holy book.”
  • Drone strikes threaten 50 years of international law,says UN [ It's not the movie-its the kill list]

    09/14/2012 1:04:28 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 15 replies
    guardian.co.uk ^ | Thursday 21 June 2012
    The US policy of using aerial drones to carry out targeted killings presents a major challenge to the system of international law that has endured since the second world war, a United Nations investigator has said. Christof Heyns, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings, summary or arbitrary executions, told a conference in Geneva that President Obama's attacks in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere, carried out by the CIA, would encourage other states to flout long-established human rights standards. In his strongest critique so far of drone strikes, Heyns suggested some may even constitute "war crimes". His comments come amid rising...
  • Students Sing “God Bless America” At Wal-Mart, Manager Calls Cops

    09/13/2012 5:42:23 PM PDT · by rawhide · 42 replies
    PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) — Coconut Palm Elementary Principal Terri Thelmas, 75 students and their parents were kicked off Wal-Mart property Wednesday evening. Were they protesting the high price of school supplies? Nope. The Miramar principal and her students were simply trying to sing “God Bless America” to honor the fallen heroes of 9-11. According to Thelmas, the store manager gave her approval the week before to sing the one-minute song inside the Wal-Mart, located at Pines & Flamingo in Pembroke Pines. Around 7 p.m. Wednesday, the group showed up and the manager-on-duty told them they were a “liability” and that...
  • Lebanon News: US Ambassador Was Raped Before He Was Killed

    09/13/2012 7:49:52 AM PDT · by Springfield Reformer · 89 replies
    Joe Miller-Restoring Liberty ^ | september 13, 2012 | Joe Miller
    This report just broke from an Arabic site called “Lebanon News.” The Arabic Lebanon News (Tayyar.org) is the number one Lebanese online news site (ranked number eight of all sites in the nation) and has significant coverage throughout the Arab world. What follows is the rough Google Translation of the site’s report on the Ambassador’s gruesome murder: Sources AFP that “the U.S. ambassador to Libya was raped sexually before killing by gunmen who stormed the embassy building in Benghazi last night to protest against the film is offensive to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh),” The sources said that “Ambassador was killed...
  • US officials suspect strike on Benghazi post 'coordinated,' timed for 9/11 anniversary

    09/12/2012 12:38:36 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 46 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 9/12/12 | Various Fox News
    U.S. officials are increasingly suspicious that the murder Tuesday of the U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other American officials was a "coordinated" strike timed for the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks -- and not the result of a protest against an anti-Islam film
  • Top U.S. Military Officer Calls Pastor Over Film

    09/12/2012 12:09:03 PM PDT · by kristinn · 369 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | Phil Stweart and David Adams
    General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke with Pastor Terry Jones by phone on Wednesday and asked him to withdraw his support for a film whose portrayal of the Prophet Mohammad has sparked violent protests - including one that ended with the death of America's envoy to Libya
  • Officials say embassy attack in Libya was coordinated (how stupid do they think we are).

    09/12/2012 10:21:37 AM PDT · by gunsequalfreedom · 30 replies
    WTOP ^ | September 12, 2012 | J.J. Green
    WASHINGTON - Intelligence experts and U.S. government officials are starting to view the attack in Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others in Benghazi as a coordinated attack. Several sources have said they believe it was a planned operation and have pointed out several developments that seem to support the possibility. The President has ratcheted up security at embassies worldwide because of the incident.
  • Obama condemns ‘outrageous attack’ in Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador

    09/12/2012 5:15:09 AM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 161 replies
    Washington Times ^ | September 12, 2012 | Dave Boyer
    President Obama said Wednesday he strongly condemns the “outrageous attack” by a mob in Libya that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens. “Right now, the American people have the families of those we lost in our thoughts and prayers,” Mr. Obama said in a statement. “They exemplified America’s commitment to freedom, justice, and partnership with nations and people around the globe, and stand in stark contrast to those who callously took their lives.” Mr. Stevens and three other Americans were killed Tuesday in an attack on the U.S. consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi by protesters angry...
  • (Egypt) U.S. Embassy Condemns Religious Incitement (U.S. bows to Islam)

    09/11/2012 12:05:23 PM PDT · by kristinn · 48 replies
    U.S. Embassy, Cairo ^ | Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    U.S. Embassy Condemns Religious Incitement September 11, 2012 The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. Today, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Americans are honoring our patriots and those who serve our nation as the fitting response to the enemies of democracy. Respect for religious beliefs is a cornerstone of American democracy. We firmly reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free...
  • White House Disavows Cairo Apology (Free Republic broke embassy apology story)

    09/11/2012 7:46:19 PM PDT · by kristinn · 153 replies
    Politico ^ | Tuesday, September 11, 2012 | Byron Tau
    The White House is disavowing a statement from their own Cairo embassy that apologized for anti-Muslim activity in the United States. "The statement by Embassy Cairo was not cleared by Washington and does not reflect the views of the United States government," a senior administration official told POLITICO. The U.S. embassy in Cairo put out a statement early Tuesday that apologized for an anti-Muslim film being circulated by an Israeli-American real estate developer. "The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts...
  • Chris Stevens, US ambassador to Libya, killed in Benghazi attack (Three other US staff killed)

    09/12/2012 8:26:55 AM PDT · by GVnana · 52 replies
    The Guardian UK ^ | 9/12/2012
    Photo Ben Curtis/AP The US ambassador in Libya and three other embassy staff were killed in a rocket attack after the diplomat's car was targeted in the eastern city of Benghazi, it was confirmed on Wednesday. A statement from President Obama "condemned the outrageous attack on our diplomatic facility in Benghazi, which took the lives of four Americans, including ambassador Chris Stevens". The president added: "Chris was a courageous and exemplary representative of the United States." Earlier, Libya's interior ministry confirmed that Stevens died in the attack. "The American ambassador and three staff members were killed when gunmen fired...
  • Breaking: Romney: Obama handling of Libya, Egypt violence 'disgraceful'

    09/11/2012 7:40:37 PM PDT · by SE Mom · 118 replies
    CNN ^ | September 11, 2012 | Mitt Romney
    (CNN) - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Tuesday issued a paper statement sharply critical of President Barack Obama over his handling of violence in the Middle East earlier in the day. “I'm outraged by the attacks on American diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt and by the death of an American consulate worker in Benghazi," Romney said in the statement. "It's disgraceful that the Obama Administration's first response was not to condemn attacks on our diplomatic missions, but to sympathize with those who waged the attacks.”
  • OBAMA REPEATS HILLARY'S FALSE NARRATIVE ON DEATH OF AMBASSADOR

    09/12/2012 10:05:51 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 39 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | september 12 2012 | by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    Obama made a brief statement this morning about the death of American Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, and three other Americans at our Libyan consulate on yesterday. Obama's prepared remarks reflected virtually word for word an earlier statement made by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Despite a CBS News report to the contrary, Obama claimed that the Libyan security forces "fought back against the attackers." He also claimed that Libyan civilians attempted to aid Ambassador Stevens by transporting him to the hospital: Libyan security personnel fought back against the attackers alongside Americans. Libyans helped some of our diplomats find safety,...
  • ISLAMISTS DRAG DEAD BODY OF US AMBASSADOR THROUGH THE STREETS OF BENGHAZI! (Updated)

    09/12/2012 7:45:56 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 274 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9-12-2012 | Jim Hoft
    Islamists dragged the dead body of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens from the embassy after he was murdered last night. The radical Islamists attacked the embassy with rocket propelled grenades and machine gun fire.Al- AhramThey dragged the ambassador’s dead body from the embassy.Islamists murdered the US ambassador and three others including two US Marines at the embassy last night.
  • Assault on U.S. consulate in Benghazi leaves 4 dead,- Libyan security told mob where Ambassador was

    09/12/2012 9:45:13 AM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 16 replies
    cbs ^ | 9 12 12
    (CBS/AP) U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens was among four Americans killed in an attack by Muslim protesters on the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi the previous evening, the U.S. government confirmed Wednesday. "I strongly condemn the outrageous attack on our diplomatic facility in Benghazi, which took the lives of four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens," President Obama said in a written statement released Wednesday morning. The U.S. government had confirmed one American death on Tuesday. President Obama said he had ordered heightened security at all U.S. diplomatic offices around the world in the wake of the attack in...
  • REPORT: LIBYAN SECURITY SHOWED RADICALS WHERE TO ATTACK AMBASSADOR

    09/12/2012 8:46:04 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 35 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com/ ^ | September 12 2012 | by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    According to a CBS News report updated at 8:39 am Eastern time Wednesday, the Libyan security forces hired to protect the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya moved Ambassador Chris Stevens to a second building within the consulate, then told the militant crowds where he was