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  • Fact Check: Clinton’s Benghazi chapter has holes

    05/31/2014 3:45:40 PM PDT · by don-o · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 31, 2014 | Catherine Herridge
    snip In the limited excerpts published Friday from Clinton’s Benghazi chapter, the former secretary of State continued to defend the administration from what she termed a “political slugfest.” Specifically, she defended the flawed explanation -- used by then-U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice five days after the attack -- that an obscure anti-Islam video fueled a protest gone awry in Benghazi. "There were scores of attackers that night, almost certainly with differing motives," Clinton wrote, according to Politico. "It is inaccurate to state that every single one of them was influenced by this hateful video.It is equally inaccurate to state that none...
  • Herridge On Cable Month Before Benghazi Attack: "Smoking Gun Warning Here"

    10/31/2012 10:18:30 PM PDT · by Roberts · 41 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 10/31/12 | Catherine Herridge
    "I really believe, having read it, that it is the smoking gun warning here. You've got this emergency meeting in Benghazi, less than a month before the attack. At that briefing, the people are told that there are ten, ten, Islamic militias and al-Qaeda groups in Benghazi. The consulate can not sustain a coordinated attack and they need extra help. This information goes directly to the office of the Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. So, again, you have the culpability of the State Department. This is a very specific warning that they're in trouble, they need help and they see...
  • First Mention of Attack on U.S. Consular Station at Benghazi (09/11/2012 Revisited)

    05/30/2014 2:58:26 PM PDT · by First_Salute · 18 replies
    several | 09/11/2012 | various
    Prelude 09/10/2012 USA / Breitbart report by Wynton Hall: Obama Misses Over Half His Intelligence Briefings During a White House press briefing ... White House Press Secretary Jay Carney blasted the Government Accountability Institute's ["GAI"] findings as being "hilarious" and said: The President of the United States gets the presidential daily briefing every day. He always reads it, every day, because he's a voracious consumer of all of his briefing material... This president is very much steeped in the details of national security issues. 09/10/2012 USA / Washington Post Opinion [article] by Marc A. Thiessen: Why is Obama skipping more...
  • First order for Benghazi committee members: drawing up attack timeline

    05/30/2014 9:37:24 AM PDT · by don-o · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 30, 2014 | Catherine Herridge
    Members of the Republican-led Benghazi select committee are getting down to work, with the first order of business a detailed timeline of the attack. But it already is apparent to some committee members that previous investigations, including the State Department review known as the Accountability Review Board, were not as exhaustive as the administration claimed. "If you go look at the other reports that were done, whether it be the Accountability Review Board or the Senate case (last January’s intelligence committee report), there are places where they have enough details but many, many gaps in the fact pattern," Rep. Mike...
  • Al Zawahiri, on 9/10/12, called on Libyans to attack Americans

    05/06/2014 8:01:51 PM PDT · by cubs25 · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | November 12, 2012 | Paul Cruickshank
    Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri again referenced the Benghazi, Libya, attack in an audio tape posted on jihadist websites last week, in remarks that, like all his statements, were immediately carefully scrutinized by counter-terrorism analysts searching for clues about the terrorist network’s operations. Al-Zawahiri had called for Americans to be targeted in Libya the day before the diplomatic mission was attacked, leading to speculation that al Qaeda’s leadership in Pakistan had some sort of role or influence in the attack.
  • Was Obama in "Debate Prep" During the Benghazi Attack?

    05/03/2014 11:52:34 AM PDT · by Patterico · 24 replies
    Patterico.com ^ | May 3, 2014 | Patterico
    Here is an interesting tidbit from the White House Visitor Logs for 9/11/12: Obama met with three people, at an unknown time, for “debate prep.” . . . . There are not too many holes in his schedule during the day — increasing the chances that the “debate prep” took place in the evening, after the meeting with Panetta . . . in other words, when the Benghazi attack was unfolding.
  • Visitor Logs: Obama Had “Debate Prep” Meeting on September 11, 2012, the Day of the Benghazi Attack

    05/03/2014 11:52:31 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 62 replies
    Patterico's Pontifications ^ | May 31 2014 | Petterico
    UPDATE: This is looking more and more significant as the evidence comes in. Here is the President’s official schedule for September 11, 2012. (H/t carlitos and reader M.R.) Obama appears to have been gone from the White House for much of the early part of the day. He observed a moment of silence on the South Lawn; visited the Pentagon Memorial; visited veterans at Walter Reed in Bethesda; returned to the White House; and met with Leon Panetta at 5 p.m. There are not too many holes in his schedule during the day — increasing the chances that the “debate...
  • Gowdy Named Chair of the Select Committee on Benghazi (Official Congressman Gowdy Press Release)

    05/05/2014 12:00:05 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 83 replies
    U.S. Congressman Trey Gowdy ^ | 5-5-2014 | Press Release
    Press Releases Gowdy Named Chair of the Select Committee on Benghazi Washington, May 5 Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) released this statement regarding the announcement that Speaker John Boehner has chosen him to lead the select committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks: “I applaud Speaker Boehner for his decision to establish a select committee and am honored to serve as Chairman. Twenty months after the Benghazi attacks, there remain unresolved questions about why the security was inadequate, our response during the siege itself, and our government's interaction with the public after the attack. All of those lines of inquiry are legitimate...
  • Ben Rhodes’s brother, the day after Benghazi: (VIDEO) Title Truncated

    05/05/2014 3:21:03 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 5 2014 | Allahpundit
    FULL TITLE: Ben Rhodes’s brother, the day after Benghazi: The government thinks this could be a coordinated attack, not a video protest Ben Rhodes’s brother is of course David Rhodes, the president of CBS News — although, if you’re a CBS viewer, maybe I shouldn’t assume that you know that. Anyway, a nifty catch here by John Sexton of Breitbart. The key bit comes 50 seconds in. Quote: “Our government thinks that, you know, there’s a really good chance this was not just a spontaneous mob reaction to what some thought was an offensive film but actually a coordinated effort...
  • Unbelievably detailed Benghazi article from 2 days after attack

    05/01/2014 8:35:08 PM PDT · by cubs25 · 13 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/13/2012 | Nic Robertson
    (CNN) -- A pro-al Qaeda group responsible for a previous armed assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is the chief suspect in Tuesday's attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya, sources tracking militant Islamist groups in eastern Libya say. They also note that the attack immediately followed a call from al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri for revenge for the death in June of Abu Yahya al-Libi, a senior Libyan member of the terror group. The group suspected to be behind the assault -- the Imprisoned Omar Abdul Rahman Brigades -- first surfaced in May when it claimed responsibility...
  • Five questions about Benghazi for ex-CIA Acting Director Mike Morell from Sean Smith's uncle

    04/06/2014 2:01:19 PM PDT · by mulder1 · 7 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | April 02, 2014 | Smith's uncle By Michael Ingmire
    Five questions about Benghazi for ex-CIA Acting Director Mike Morell from Sean Smith's uncle
  • The Benghazi lies are worse than you thought

    09/12/2013 9:02:31 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 35 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 09-11-13 | DrJohn
    Yesterday John Kerry informed Congress that he would not be making the Benghazi survivors available to testify before Congress: Sharyl Attkisson of CBS News tweeted today that "Secy Kerry tells congress he will not honor the request to make Benghazi survivors available for questioning." The stonewalling of the Obama Administration on the Benghazi survivors is incredibly frustrating, but made worse by the complete lack of interest by the mainstream media. Kerry has faced the question of the Benghazi survivors on numerous occasions and has effectively dodged the issue at every turn. In March, Secretary of State John Kerry was asked...
  • BREAKING! Benghazi Bombshell: Valerie Jarrett, Commander in Chief

    08/05/2013 11:31:19 AM PDT · by Mortrey · 109 replies
    Conservative Report Online ^ | August 5 | Chip Jones
    Confidential sources close to Conservative Report have confirmed that Valerie Jarrett was the key decision-maker for the administration, the night of the Benghazi terrorist attack on 9/11/2012.
  • Officials instructed Benghazi hospital to list Stevens as "John Doe"

    05/30/2013 3:56:29 PM PDT · by billys kid · 50 replies
    CBS NEWS ^ | May 30, 2013 | Sharyl Attkisson
    <p>U.S. officials gave instructions for Benghazi Medical Center to use a "John Doe" pseudonym on the death certificate of Ambassador Christopher Stevens after he died of asphyxiation in the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. That's according to a U.S. official speaking on condition of anonymity because the official isn't authorized to speak publicly on the matter. The reason for the pseudonym, says the official, was to avoid drawing undue attention to the importance of the victim as Americans rushed to figure out how to recover Stevens' body and return it to the U.S.</p>
  • U.S. Military: We Could Have Saved Ambassador Stevens

    05/25/2013 5:34:43 PM PDT · by vietvet67 · 71 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 25, 2013 | Jonathon Moseley
    Elite U.S. troops were completely capable of saving Ambassador Chris Stevens during the Benghazi Consulate attacks on September 11, 2012. Elements of the highly specialized Combatant Commanders In-Extremis (CIF) units are always on alert, on forward deployment, ready to respond. Their job description is to hit the ground in 3 to 5 hours. CIF elements are ready to engage in active combat anywhere in their region, 3 to 5 hours after the call. Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense at the time, either misled the U.S. Congress or was incompetent. Panetta testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on February 7,...
  • Personnel on Ground Contradict CIA's Benghazi Timeline

    05/24/2013 8:17:49 AM PDT · by DBCJR · 7 replies
    As the House Oversight Committee prepares to question Benghazi witnesses on Wednesday, we need to remember that the accounts of personnel on the ground have long contradicted the account the CIA adopted just weeks after the attacks took the lives of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. In early Nov., the CIA said the consulate's earliest call for help came in at 9:40 p.m. on Sept. 11. But the Blue Mountain Security manager, "who was in charge of the local force hired to guard the consulate perimeter," says he realized something was happening and put out calls for...
  • Obama Aide: 'Irrelevant Fact' Where President Was During Benghazi Attacks

    05/19/2013 7:26:39 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 123 replies
    Obama Aide: 'Irrelevant Fact' Where President Was During Benghazi Attacks Daniel Halper May 19, 2013 9:48 AM Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer said it's an "irrelevant fact" where the president physically was during the Benghazi terror attack on September 11, 2012: Host Chris Wallace reminds Pfeiffer that Obama didn't really talk with Secretary Clinton, Secretary Panetta, or Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, that night. "He was talking to his national security staff," Pfeiffer insists. Asked about whether the president entered the Situation Room, Pfeiffer says, "I don't remember what room the president was in on that night,...
  • The 10 P.M. Phone Call Clinton and Obama discussed Benghazi. What did they say?

    05/18/2013 2:20:45 PM PDT · by opentalk · 50 replies
    NRO ^ | May 18, 2013 | ANDREW MCCARTHY
    What would you be focusing on in the Benghazi investigation?” I spent many years in the investigation biz, so it’s only natural that I’ve been asked that question a lot lately.… So if I were investigating Benghazi, I’d be homing in on that 10 P.M. phone call. That’s the one between President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton — the one that’s gotten close to zero attention.... We have heard almost nothing about what Obama was doing that night. Back in February, though, CNS News did manage to pry one grudging disclosure out of White House mendacity mogul Jay...
  • The 10 P.M. Phone Call

    05/18/2013 5:30:51 AM PDT · by gusopol3 · 60 replies
    National Review ^ | May 18, 2013 | Andrew McCarthy
    Even in the conservative press, it has become received wisdom that President Obama was AWOL on the night of September 11, after first being informed by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, in the late afternoon, that the State Department facility in Benghazi was under attack. You hear it again and again: While Americans were under attack, the commander-in-chief checked out, leaving subordinates to deal with the crisis while he got his beauty sleep in preparation for a fundraising campaign trip to Vegas. That is not true . . . and the truth, as we’ve come to expect with Obama, is almost...
  • The 10 P.M. Phone Call

    05/18/2013 7:51:02 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | 5/18/2013 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Clinton and Obama discussed Benghazi. What did they say? ‘What would you be focusing on in the Benghazi investigation?” I spent many years in the investigation biz, so it’s only natural that I’ve been asked that question a lot lately. I had the good fortune to be trained in Rudy Giuliani’s U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan. Rudy famously made his mark by making law enforcement reflect what common sense knew: Enterprises take their cues from the top. Criminal enterprises are no different: The capos do not carry out the policy of the button-men — it’s the other way around. So...
  • About That 2 a.m. (i.e. 8 p.m.) Hillary-Hicks Call . . .Before the 10 p.m. Hillary-Obama Call

    05/13/2013 12:44:37 PM PDT · by thouworm · 28 replies
    NRO ^ | May 10, 2013 | Andrew McCarthy
    Andrew rightly points out that, among the very interesting news that came out of the Benghazi hearing was the revelation that the State Department’s Gregory Hicks, then the No. 2 American official in Libya, spoke with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at 2 a.m. on the night of the attack. Just to flesh that out a bit, Hicks said he briefed Clinton and her senior staff on what was happening on the ground at the time. As Andrew notes, no one mentioned the Internet video — which Hicks testified was a “non-event” in Libya. More significant, Hicks and the...
  • LIVE BLOG – Benghazi Hearings: The Whistleblowers Speak

    05/08/2013 3:50:13 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 26 replies
    Tea Party News Network ^ | 5/8/13 | Jennifer Burke
    11:44 am Eastern Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings – While reading a prepared document, he expresses strong support for whistleblowers and stresses that retaliation against whistleblowers does not happen. Tells Gregory Hicks, who was second in command for the State Dept. in Benghazi, that he supports him and his efforts. However, he has now shifted his speech to attack Rep. Darrell Issa as irresponsible and simply trying to score political points. His tone has changed from empathic to anger as he shifts his statement to an attack on Issa. Report: Hicks told the House Oversight Committee that he never reported a...
  • U.S. Military in Tripoli Ordered Not to Go to Benghazi

    05/06/2013 11:48:29 AM PDT · by don-o · 56 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | May 6, 2013 | STEPHEN F. HAYESW
    In the hours that followed, Hicks says, the Libyan military agreed to fly a C-130 from Tripoli to Benghazi in the early morning hours of September 12 – a flight that was to include a second team of Special Operations soldiers – dispatched from the Libyan capital to join a team sent earlier to Benghazi. But as those reinforcements were leaving for the flight, they were told to stand down. Hicks received the news in an early morning phone call from a top military commander in the region. “So Lieutenant Colonel Gibson, who is the SOCAFRICA commander, his team, you...
  • The Complete Benghazi Timeline in Spreadsheet Format

    05/04/2013 10:01:25 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 38 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5-4-2013 | Thomas Lifson
    The evidence of a cover-up is becoming clear, thanks to information recently released about what happened at Benghazi. Doug Ross of Director Blue has pulled together information from Stephen Hayes and the House Oversight Committee that leads to, in his words, "four inescapable conclusions": a) Hillary Clinton lied under oath to Congress. b) Barack Obama went to sleep knowing that a U.S. Ambassador and other Americans were under terrorist attack. c) Barack Obama awoke refreshed the next day to begin fundraising. d) The entire Executive Branch lied repeatedly to the American people to save Obama's chances for reelection. Here's the...
  • The Benghazi Talking Points

    05/03/2013 10:10:00 AM PDT · by billorites · 47 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | May 3, 2013 | Stephen F. Hayes
    Even as the White House strove last week to move beyond questions about the Benghazi attacks of Tuesday, September 11, 2012, fresh evidence emerged that senior Obama administration officials knowingly misled the country about what had happened in the days following the assaults. The Weekly Standard has obtained a timeline briefed by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence detailing the heavy substantive revisions made to the CIA’s talking points, just six weeks before the 2012 presidential election, and additional information about why the changes were made and by whom. As intelligence officials pieced together the puzzle of events...
  • Report: Secret timeline shows how the Obama administration doctored intelligence talking-points...

    05/03/2013 3:14:03 PM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 15 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 03, 2013 | David Martosko
    A top-secret timeline from inside the Obama administration shows how the U.S. government heavily altered talking points about the Benghazi consulate attack that left four Americans dead, despite having clear intelligence reports from Libya indicating that an al Qaeda-linked terror group 'claimed credit' for destroying the diplomatic outpost. According to a report scheduled for publication May 13 in The Weekly Standard, Deputy CIA Director Mike Morrell cut or changed four of the six paragraphs - removing 148 of the 248 words - in a classified assessment of what happened in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. The Weekly Standard released its...
  • WH: Obama Called Hillary at 10PM on Night of Benghazi Attack–About Same Time Clinton | CNS News

    02/25/2013 10:05:54 AM PST · by marktwain · 45 replies
    redstatetalkradio.com ^ | 20 February, 2012 | CNSnews.com
    (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama called Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at about 10 p.m. on the night of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told CNSNews.com. That was more than six hours after the attacks started, more than an hour before Tryone Woods and Glen Doherty were killed–and about the time that Clinton first released a statement linking the attacks to “inflammatory material posted on the Internet,” a reference to an anti-Muslim video on YouTube. “Like every president before him, he has a national security adviser and deputy national...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 10 February 2013

    02/10/2013 5:19:39 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 230 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 10 February 2013 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows February 10th, 2013 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va.; Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Mayor Kasim Reed of Atlanta.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.THIS WEEK (ABC): Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Keith Ellison, D-Minn.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): ens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Angus King, I-Maine; former Defense Secretary Robert Gates; Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill.; former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas.
  • Former Special Forces Commander: DOD Could Have Flown Rescue Team From Tripoli to Benghazi;...

    02/07/2013 1:44:43 PM PST · by Perseverando · 35 replies
    CnsNews.com ^ | February 7, 2013 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - Retired Army Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin--formerly commander of U.S. Special Forces Command and deputy undersecretary of defense for intelligence—told CNSNews.com that, if it had been asked, the Defense Department could have sent a plane to Libya on Sept. 11, 2012, to transport a rescue team of U.S. security personnel that instead ended up taking a chartered private plane from Tripoli to Benghazi that night. “There is no question that we could have moved an airplane in there and we could have also put boots on the ground at the embassy,” Gen. Boykin told CNSNews.com. “State should have...
  • Where Was Secretary Clinton on 9/11/12?

    01/16/2013 10:40:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 16, 2013 | Terry Jeffrey
    Next week, four months after terrorists killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will finally testify in congressional committees about what happened that day. Since Sept. 11, the Defense Department has released a timeline of that day, the Senate Homeland Security Committee has released a report, and a State Department "Accountability Review Board" set up by Clinton herself has published its own analysis. But the composite story derived from these sources raises more questions about Clinton's role on 9/11/12 than it answers. In fact, these sources cite no action at all personally taken by Clinton. Here...
  • Gingrich: A “reliable Senator” tells me two networks have stand-down e-mails from Donilon’s office

    10/31/2012 9:46:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 117 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/31/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Via the Daily Caller, Newt Gingrich thinks that the Benghazi scandal might blow wide open over the next two days, thanks to e-mails that he claims two networks now possess from the office of the National Security Advisor, Tom Donilon. According to a "reliable Senator" who tipped him to the information, Gingrich says that the e-mails came in response to the request to aid the consulate in Benghazi after the attack began, and asserted that the attack wasn't a terrorist action and therefore didn't need a response:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO “There is a rumor — I want to...
  • Benghazi - During Attack Denis McDonough and Tom Donilon Replace President Obama and VP Biden…

    01/06/2013 7:57:31 AM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Conservatvie Tree House ^ | 1/6/13 | Sundance
    Two days ago we posted a discussion around a newly released photo from the White House. The picture was taken in the oval office on Sept 11th 2012: (Snip) The picture was taken at exactly 7:28:16pm DC time. It was dusk outside, and President Obama had just completed a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Why is this important? Because we know the conversation lasted an hour. (Snip) So this phone call between Benjamin Netanyahu and President Obama started three hours after the attack began.
  • Benghazi: The CIA “Annex” and the Main Compound

    10/31/2012 11:09:46 PM PDT · by Katechon · 63 replies
    In-Extremis | Katechon
    On September the 11th 2012, Ambassador Stevens is attacked at the Main Compound of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. At this time, former SEALs Glen Doherty and Tyrone S. Woods, both working under the State Department (on contract to the CIA), were at the CIA "annex," a second compound 1.2 miles away. The two SEALs made a request for military back-up during the attack on the Main Compound. It was denied (apparently by the CIA command). Two times the former SEALs were told to “stand down” when they requested to go to the aid of the Ambassador and his...
  • New Pentagon timeline reveals military arrived in Libya 14 hours after attack ended

    11/09/2012 2:23:26 PM PST · by throwback · 35 replies
    AP/FOXNEWS.COM ^ | November 09, 2012 | AP
    WASHINGTON – New Pentagon details show that the first U.S. military unit arrived in Libya more than 14 hours after the attack on the consulate in Benghazi was over and four Americans, including the ambassador, were dead. A Defense Department timeline obtained by The Associated Press underscores how far the military response lagged behind the Sept. 11 attack, due largely to the long distances the commando teams had to travel to get to Libya. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his top military adviser were notified of the attack about 50 minutes after it began and were about to head into...
  • Panetta: DOD moved quickly on Libya consulate attack (diverted nearby unarmed drone)

    11/11/2012 3:03:18 PM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/11/12 | KATE BRANNEN, DARREN SAMUELSOHN
    Panetta: DOD moved quickly on Libya consulate attackBy KATE BRANNEN and DARREN SAMUELSOHN | 11/11/12 9:58 AM EST Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the U.S. military “did everything they were in position to do” about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya. In a letter and timeline sent to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Panetta said the Sept. 11 attack on the consulate and nearby annex in Benghazi were over before U.S. forces could arrive. **SNIP** As Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey has noted, “It was 9/11 everywhere...
  • BREAKING...New Pentagon Benghazi timeline damns Obama (never in situation room)

    11/10/2012 6:00:52 PM PST · by barryobi · 115 replies
    11/10/2012 | barryobi
    The Pentagon has just released their version of the 9/11 timeline and I think it is very interesting and damning to Obama. Specifically, we know that Panetta, Obama, Biden, and Donilon were at the White House for a previously scheduled 5 pm meeting. The attack had been going on for 50 minutes before Panetta was notified, and he was aware it was ongoing ..........................Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his top military adviser were notified of the attack about 50 minutes after it began and were about to head into a previously scheduled meeting with President Barack Obama. The meeting quickly...
  • Pentagon releases Benghazi timeline, defends response (Obama AWOL)

    11/10/2012 6:30:04 PM PST · by barryobi · 15 replies
    chicago tribune ^ | 11/10/2012 | david alexander
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's office was notified of the attack 50 minutes after it began, and Panetta learned of it shortly thereafter as he and the military's top general headed to a previously scheduled meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House. Obama, Panetta and Army General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed potential responses to the unfolding events in Benghazi during their meeting, which began 78 minutes after the start of the Libya attack, according to the timeline. Panetta and Dempsey then returned to the Pentagon and began a two-hour series of meetings...
  • Military Timeline From Night of Benghazi Attack Begs More Questions

    11/11/2012 3:30:50 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/11/2012 | Jennifer Griffin/Adam Housley
    After more than nine weeks of trying to reconcile their story line with that of the State Department and the CIA, the Pentagon finally released its timeline of the Libya terror attack during a Friday afternoon, off-camera briefing with an official who could only be quoted anonymously. The news was overtaken almost immediately by the announcement that Gen. David Petraeus had resigned, purportedly due to an extramarital affair. He was slated to testify in closed-door hearings on Capitol Hill this coming week before the Senate and House intelligence committees. Petraeus no longer plans to testify. However, while the Petraeus resignation...
  • Newly released ’60 Minutes’ video contradicts ‘official’ Benghazi timeline, debate claim

    11/05/2012 6:26:33 PM PST · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 11/5/12
    Protestors outside an Obama campaign appearance in Cincinnati, Ohio, yesterday held signs calling the mainstream media “missing in action” when it comes to coverage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. CBS seems to have made tiny steps away from covering for and toward covering the administration’s controversial handling of the tragedy, just yesterday releasing yet another unaired excerpt from the president’s Sept. 12 interview.Fox News’ Bret Baier was among the first and only journalists to compile a timeline of the events in Benghazi, and he provides an analysis of the newly released video as well.see my...
  • New Detailed Account of Benghazi Attack Notes CIA’s Quick Response

    11/02/2012 9:03:10 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 19 replies
    Intelligence officials have disclosed a new detailed timeline of the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, acknowledging the CIA played a greater role in responding to the attack than has previously been disclosed. A senior U.S. intelligence official also insisted that the CIA security team that initially responded to the attack was not given orders “to stand down in providing support,” as had been suggested in media reports.
  • What Was President Obama Doing Tuesday Evening, September 11?

    10/28/2012 10:15:38 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 22 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | October 28, 2012
    What Was President Obama Doing Tuesday Evening, September 11 OCT 28, 2012 • BY WILLIAM KRISTOL While Americans were under assault in Benghazi? Which of his national security team did he meet with, whom did he speak with, what directives did he issue? So far, the White House won't say. But we do know one thing the president found time to do that evening: He placed a call to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in order to defuse a controversy about President Obama's refusal to meet with Netanyahu two weeks later at the U.N. General Assembly, and, according to the...
  • Obama Schedule || Tuesday, September 11, 2012

    10/28/2012 9:36:16 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 4 replies
    8:45 am || Observes a moment of silence to mark the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; South Lawn 9:30 am || Attends September 11th Observance Ceremony; The Pentagon 2:15 pm || Visits with wounded warriors who are being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center; Bethesda, Maryland 5:00 pm || Meets with Secretary of Defense Panetta; Oval Office
  • The Other 9/11: Libyan Guards Recount What Happened in Benghazi

    10/24/2012 8:58:53 PM PDT · by Fred Nerks · 34 replies
    Time World ^ | October 21, 2012 | By Steven Sotloff / Benghazi
    More than a month after the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, U.S. officials have yet to talk to many of the Libyan guards on duty at the American mission on that fatal evening. Fearful of reprisal from the still unknown perpetrators of the attack, the guards have gone into hiding; and their vivid recollections are giving way to a sense of abandonment by the American government, which offered them no protection from the attackers the guards believe want them dead. TIME’s Steven Sotloff has talked to the guards for their account of what happened on the night of...
  • Col. Hunt On The Newest Libyan Revelations (huge coverup!)

    10/13/2012 8:07:38 AM PDT · by Gritty · 289 replies
    WRKO ^ | Howie Carr radio interview
    Col. Hunt Interview
  • Axelrod Refuses to Say Whether Obama Met with Nat’l Security Team Before Heading to Las Vegas

    10/14/2012 4:02:07 PM PDT · by Snuph · 46 replies
    National Review ^ | October 14, 2012 | Eliana Johnson
    After David Axelrod’s repeated assurances this morning on Fox News Sunday that “there isn’t anybody on this planet” who feels a greater sense of responsibility for our diplomats than this President, Chris Wallace asked how soon after the Benghazi attacks the President actually met with his national security team. Wallace followed up on Axelrod’s non-answer by asking whether the President managed to squeeze in a meeting with the National Security Council before jetting off to Las Vegas for a campaign rally. Given Axelrod’s inability to produce a straightforward answer to the questions, it’s pretty clear the answer is “no.”
  • Just Who DID answer the 3:00AM Call?

    10/13/2012 6:49:46 PM PDT · by Eric · 88 replies
    WRKO Radio ^ | 10/12/2012 | Howie Carr/Col. David Hunt
    "Fox military analyst Col. David Hunt checked in with us again after the revelation that there were multiple listening posts which heard the cries for help from the US Embassy in Libya and none of them did anything. The State Department says they still do not know what really happened in Libya."
  • The Benghazi Scandal

    10/13/2012 10:12:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | The October 22, 2012 Issue | Stephen F. Hayes
    Three hours before the vice presidential debate here on October 11, Stephanie Cutter, a top spokesman and deputy campaign manager for Barack Obama, previewed Joe Biden’s explanation for the administration’s ever-changing narrative on the deadly 9/11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. In short: The intelligence made us do it. The reason administration officials repeatedly told the country a story that was untrue—in virtually all its particulars—is that they got bad information from the intelligence community. Or so they say. At the debate, moderator Martha Raddatz noted “there were no protesters” that day in Libya, and asked Biden...
  • Bret Baier's Benghazi timeline was a complete damning indictment of Obama Administration

    10/10/2012 4:01:01 PM PDT · by dead · 78 replies
    Vanity! Wow, Bret Baier just presented a well documented timeline on the Obama Administration's disgusting behavior regarding the death of our Ambassador and others in Libya.It was positively devastating! He notes that the State Department had already concluded that there were absolutely NO protests outside the embassy and the attack was a coordinated terrorist attack. Then, AFTER THAT, Hillary stood next to the Ambassador's dead body and denounced the stupid YouTube video that she KNEW had nothing to do with it. Then AFTER THAT, Obama went on David Letterman to condemn this completely irrelevant video. Then Susan Rice went on...
  • An Incriminating Timeline: Obama Administration and Libya

    10/10/2012 5:27:05 PM PDT · by Ron C. · 27 replies
    Heritage ^ | October 8, 2012 | Helle Dale
    The latest incriminating information on the U.S. consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya indicates that the State Department turned down a request for additional security from concerned U.S. embassy staff.New evidence shows there were security threats in Libya in the months prior to the deadly September 11 attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. Despite these threats, the State Department left its personnel there to fend for themselves.And when the terrorist attack did take place, the Obama Administration peddled the ridiculous story that an offensive, amateurish, anti-Islam YouTube video was to blame in order to avoid characterizing...
  • New details, timeline of Sept. 11 consulate attack in Libya

    10/09/2012 10:55:03 PM PDT · by Rabin · 14 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | October 9, 2012 | BRADLEY KLAPPER
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior State Department officials provided a more detailed picture Tuesday of the consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. A look at how they say the attack took place: