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  • Records show calls for more protection in Libya, 230 'security incidents' before strike

    10/09/2012 8:33:50 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 7 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | October 09, 2012 | Catherine Herridge contributed
    The U.S. mission in Libya recorded 230 "security incidents" over a one-year period between 2011 and 2012, according to a State Department document that provides the most expansive view yet of the concerns on the ground in the run-up to the deadly Sept. 11 consulate attack. The document was obtained by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is preparing to hold a high-profile hearing on Wednesday featuring security officers who served in Libya. One of them, Eric Nordstrom, claimed in an Oct. 1 email -- obtained by Fox News -- that he had argued for additional security, citing...
  • Congress to probe security flaws for Libya diplomats

    10/07/2012 8:43:51 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 3 replies
    (CBS News) WASHINGTON - CBS News has learned that congressional investigators have issued a subpoena to a former top security official at the US mission in Libya. The official is Lt. Col. Andy Wood, a Utah National Guard Army Green Beret who headed up a Special Forces "Site Security Team" in Libya. Lt. Col. Andy Wood led a 16-member Special Forces site security team responsible for protecting U.S. personnel in Libya. / CBS News/Andy Woods The subpoena compels Lt. Col. Wood to appear at a House Oversight Committee hearing next week that will examine security decisions leading up to the...
  • August: Obama's State Dept Pulled Security Teams Out of Libya

    10/07/2012 9:40:00 AM PDT · by blueyon · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct 7,2012 | AWR Hawkins
    A "Site Security Team" member claims he and his team were pulled out of Libya in August despite the fact that U.S. officials in Libya wanted more security.
  • Congress to probe security flaws for Libya diplomats

    10/06/2012 12:36:01 AM PDT · by couchpotato1072 · 3 replies
    (CBS News) WASHINGTON - CBS News has learned that congressional investigators have issued a subpoena to a former top security official at the US mission in Libya. The official is Lt. Col. Andy Wood, a Utah National Guard Army Green Beret who headed up a Special Forces "Site Security Team" in Libya... Lt. Col. Wood has told CBS News and congressional investigators that his 16-member team and a six-member State Department elite force called a Mobile Security Deployment team left Libya in August, just one month before the Benghazi assault. Wood says that's despite the fact that US officials in...