Skip to comments.Benghazi attack could have been prevented if US hadn't 'switched sides in the War on Terror'...
Posted on 04/22/2014 5:24:46 PM PDT by maggief
The Citizens Commission on Benghazi, a self-selected group of former top military officers, CIA insiders and think-tankers, declared Tuesday in Washington that a seven-month review of the deadly 2012 terrorist attack has determined that it could have been prevented if the U.S. hadn't been helping to arm al-Qaeda militias throughout Libya a year earlier.
'The United States switched sides in the war on terror with what we did in Libya, knowingly facilitating the provision of weapons to known al-Qaeda militias and figures,' Clare Lopez, a member of the commission and a former CIA officer, told MailOnline.
She blamed the Obama administration for failing to stop half of a $1 billion United Arab Emirates arms shipment from reaching al-Qaeda-linked militants.
'Remember, these weapons that came into Benghazi were permitted to enter by our armed forces who were blockading the approaches from air and sea,' Lopez claimed. 'They were permitted to come in. ... [They] knew these weapons were coming in, and that was allowed..
'The intelligence community was part of that, the Department of State was part of that, and certainly that means that the top leadership of the United States, our national security leadership, and potentially Congress if they were briefed on this also knew about this.'
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
Citizens’ Commission on Benghazi
Members of the CCB
Roger Aronoff (Editor, Accuracy in Media)
Capt. Larry Bailey, (SEAL), USN (Ret.)
Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth Benway, U.S. Army Special Forces (Retired)
Col. Dick Brauer Jr., USAF (Ret.)
Lt. Col. Dennis B. Haney, USAF (Ret.)
B/Gen. Charles Jones, USAF (Ret.)
Clare Lopez, former CIA officer
Admiral James Lyons (Ret.)
General Thomas McInerney (Ret.)
Col. Wayne Morris USMC (Ret.)
John A. Shaw
Kevin Shipp, former CIA officer
Wayne Simmons, former CIA officer
General Paul Vallely (Ret.)
Former Congressman and Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Allen West
They should have said that some trespassing cattle were eating the grass. The Feds would have been all over it./s
This was going to be on the ABC Evening News, but it was much more important to devote 14 minutes to the Royal Clinton Baby.
Look at the bright side. America got its first “black” president! We didn’t know he was a charter member of Friends of al Qaeda.
Just part of Obama's & Hillary's escalation of their war on America. Nothing to see here. Move along.
What a nice way to put it, it's usually called a "double cross".
I bet Chris Stevens wishes that the US didn't double cross pretty much everybody.
gee, ya think...
The Benghazi attack wouldn’t have happened if we hadn’t gotten involved in Libya in the first place.
Without treason, Benghazi would never have happened.
Actually, it could have been prevented if Secretary Clinton hadn’t recalled the Rapid Response Team that was begging to go to the victims’ relief.
And now she wants to be president, so she can do in America what she did in Benghazi.
Good luck, America.
IOWs elected 0bama.
this story needs to go far and wide
joe citizen doesnt realize that the fedgov is now actually supporting the terrorists of 9-11
our boys bled to stop those terrorists... and now we support them.
how that not treason from the highest level is beyond me. it’s all the proof you need that 0bammy is a muslim loving traitor
Some real solid names on that Commission, patriots all.
They were murdered with American bullets. We knew this.
That’s what happens when you elect an anti-American president.
If you’re America’s enemy, Barack Hussein Obama is your friend.
Never forget. Never give up.
I have a dream - of Barak Obama impeached, convicted and jailed.
Had that dream since his coronation.
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