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  • Former Secret Service Agent..Obama AdminHas Shown ‘Sheer Incompetence’-Libya Attack

    09/16/2012 11:41:57 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 17 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9-16-12 | Jason Howerton
    Complete title, too long to fit in space: Former Secret Service Agent Tells Wilkow Obama Administration Has Shown ‘Sheer Incompetence’ in Handling Libya Attack ### On Friday, TheBlazeTV’s Andrew Wilkow hosted former Secret Service agent and GOP Senate candidate Dan Bongino to discuss the facts surrounding the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya earlier this week. U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three of his staff were killed when an angry mob of Islamists stormed the compound. Bongino said there are only two possible reasons the U.S. was as unprepared for the fiery assault as it was. “Either...
  • Mr Blowback rising in Benghazi (Obozo lying?)

    09/13/2012 8:16:21 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 25 replies
    Asia Times ^ | Sep 14, 2012 (not US Time Zone) | Pepe Escobar
    In September 2012, for the first time in three months, al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, aka The Surgeon, released a 42-minute video special to "celebrate" the 11th anniversary of 9/11, finally admitting the snuffing out of his number two. His number two was none other than Abu Yahya al-Libi - targeted by one of US President Barack Obama's cherished drones in Waziristan on June 4. An immediate effect of al-Zawahiri's video was that an angry armed mob, led by Islamist outfit Ansar al Sharia, set fire to the US consulate in Benghazi. The US ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, was killed....
  • More details emerge on U.S. ambassador's last moments (They WERE WARNED ABOUT SECURITY PROBLEMS)

    09/16/2012 7:13:34 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 13 replies
    cnn ^ | 9/16 | Damon
    Benghazi, Libya (CNN) -- Three days before the deadly assault on the United States consulate in Libya, a local security official says he met with American diplomats in the city and warned them about deteriorating security. Jamal Mabrouk, a member of the February 17th Brigade, told CNN that he and a battalion commander had a meeting about the economy and security. He said they told the diplomats that the security situation wasn't good for international business. "The situation is frightening, it scares us," Mabrouk said they told the U.S. officials. He did not say how they responded. Inside the U.S....
  • US consulate in Benghazi 'did not have enough security' (BBC breaks another story)

    09/15/2012 8:52:28 PM PDT · by barryobi · 30 replies
    bbc ^ | 9/14/2012 | frank gardner
    The US consulate in Benghazi, where the US ambassador to Libya died in an attack on Tuesday, was not given the standard security contract offered to many American diplomatic missions in the Middle East, private military contractors have told the BBC. The consulate's walls were breached in just 15 minutes, guards were outgunned and overwhelmed and four US personnel were killed, including the Ambassador, J Christopher Stevens. US embassies and consulates in areas of the world where they are deemed liable to attack are usually offered a formal security contract called a Worldwide Protective Services Agreement, known in the industry...
  • Hardly Mentioned: 8 Americans Wounded in Benghazi - Local Security Abandoned the Property

    09/15/2012 7:21:10 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 2 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 9-14-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    The UK Independent article has been quoted many times concerning the news that the US had a 48-hour warning before the Cairo Embassy and Benghazi Consulate attacks, but little has been known about another 8 Americans wounded, some of them Military, or that the 30+ force of Libyan guards on the property abandoned it, for the most part. Also, news that the Consulate had just had a "security health check," by local sources, due to the coming day of 9/11, and apparently passed. A pressing question: how badly wounded are these 8 Americans. Other than emotional scars, will they bear...
  • Freak POTUS holds news conference in front of bodies killed in Libya (Never let a good crisis...)

    09/14/2012 11:42:22 AM PDT · by TSgt · 342 replies
    video.foxnews.com ^ | 9/14/2012 | TSgt
    Seriously? Why doesn't he just stand on the caskets?
  • Disgrace in BenghaziAnd a dying superpower’s blundering response.

    09/15/2012 6:55:33 AM PDT · by radioone · 30 replies
    National Review ^ | 9-14-12 | Mark Steyn
    So, on a highly symbolic date, mobs storm American diplomatic facilities and drag the corpse of a U.S. ambassador through the streets. Then the president flies to Vegas for a fundraiser. No, no, a novelist would say; that’s too pat, too neat in its symbolic contrast. Make it Cleveland, or Des Moines. The president is surrounded by delirious fanbois and fangurls screaming “We love you,” too drunk on his celebrity to understand this is the first photo-op in the aftermath of a national humiliation. No, no, a filmmaker would say; too crass, too blunt. Make them sober, middle-aged midwesterners, shocked...
  • Intervention in Libya Led to Attack on U.S. Consulate, Ex-CIA Chief Says

    09/14/2012 12:59:33 PM PDT · by robowombat · 9 replies
    New American ^ | Thursday, 13 September 2012 14:00 | Jack Kenny
    Intervention in Libya Led to Attack on U.S. Consulate, Ex-CIA Chief Says Written by Jack Kenny The UN-sanctioned military intervention in Libya by the United States and NATO allies created conditions ripe for Tuesday's attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that claimed the life of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other members of his staff, a former CIA director said Wednesday. In an interview with Newsmax TV, retired Air Force General Michael Hayden said the decision to intervene on behalf of the rebels seeking to overthrow Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi may have been made without a...
  • Breaking: Libyan Official Confirms Benghazi Assault a Pre-Planned Militant Attack Timed for 9-11

    09/14/2012 11:19:27 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 46 replies
    pj media ^ | 9-14-12
    Breaking: Libyan Official Confirms Benghazi Assault a Pre-Planned Militant Attack Timed for 9-11 The film blamed for the riots: far less relevant to the attacks than the date on which they occurred. A senior security official says the attack that killed four Americans in Libya, including the U.S. ambassador, was an organized two-part operation by heavily armed militants that included a precisely timed raid on a supposedly secret safe house just as Libyan and U.S. security forces were arriving to rescue evacuated consulate staff. Wanis al-Sharef, eastern Libya’s deputy interior minister, said on Thursday the attacks were suspected to have...