Skip to comments.Report: CIA Refused Request for Back-up in Benghazi Terror Attack
Posted on 10/26/2012 9:36:28 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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The deaths of the two former Navy Seals who disobeyed orders and went to the aid of the Benghazi Embassy personnel reminds me of the two U.S. Army Special Operators who volunteered multiple times to come to the aid of the downed helicopter crew in Somalia.
*GORDON, GARY I. and *SHUGHART, RANDALL D.
Medal of Honor Recipients.
I guess Valerie Jarret wasn’t available to give him permission to act.
Glenn Beck radio show said this morning those brave, HONORABLE men defied orders to Stand Down in order to try to save the lives of others. They are heroes!
They are covering up something BIG....maybe the tiein to the weapons going to Syria....for some reason...
By George! I think you’ve got it!!!
Oh! That graphic is priceless!! Just like MasterCard!!!
That seems like the only likely answer as things surface.
Stevens was not at a consulate.
Safe house by whats used as storage area (SA7s for shooting down aircraft, etc), and logistics base, etc.
Its why Blue Mountain was covering security at the premises and it was not being covered under the normal diplomatic budgets.
Cover story being peeled like an onion right now and someones in this admin is going to have to answer some very awkward questions.
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You have a point there for further research.
“Officially,” an embassy is not a consulate. I have seen the difference described, but the Benghazi location did not perform normal “consulate” duties either. Would an attack on a consulate be technically declared as an “act of war” also?
But wait, the “official” designation also has been described as a “mission.”
Would an attack on a “mission” be an act of war?
Was the Benghazi location designated a “mission” before the attack and a “consulate” after the attack?
Regardless the purpose of the consulate/mission or Stevens, not doing what was possible to rescue those at the consulate/mission or those at the CIA Annex was an appalling dereliction of duty.
I also question whether Washington had Libya “government” problems in taking action, which is why the above technical designations become more important.
Sorry I can’t produce sources at the moment, but see article here
for indications that there were “government” problems just getting our people from the airport to the Annex.
Long before 9/11/12, talk-show host Chris Plante (former Pentagon correspondent broadcasting from Wash, DC) was fond of saying Libya HAS no government. We invaded, “liberated” and left -— left Libya in chaos.
FOR THE RECORD:
........Woods, Doherty, and others who were part of the CIAs response team, were not stationed in Libya to protect the U.S. consulate or the embassy in Tripoli. Prior to the attack, their mission had been to locate and collect more than 20,000 shoulder-held missiles known as MANPADS, which had gone missing after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.....
91 posted on Saturday, 27 October 2012 6:48:50 AM by Cincinatus’ Wife
Why did Cameron and Sarkozy agree to do the dirty work? Why did NATO destroy the infrastructure of an entire country? How many civilians were killed in airstrikes by NATO? Why was Gahddafi rehabilitated, seen shaking hands with Obama, Cameron, Blair, Sarkozy, Mandella...and then BETRAYED?
Once I get some things done, like pass health care, I’ll show you how to deal with Israel.
AFTER MY ELECTION I HAVE MORE FLEXIBILTY:
Looks like there WAS still one city the ‘freedom fighters’ had not been able to destroy:
Families flee clashes in Libya’s Bani Walid From: AFP October 22, 2012
HUNDREDS of Libyan families and foreign workers have fled from Bani Walid, one of the last bastions of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime and scene of deadly clashes.
An AFP photographer saw dozens of cars crammed with families pouring out of Bani Walid, a hilltop town of about 100,000 inhabitants located 185km southeast of Tripoli.
Dozens of foreign workers, many of them Egyptian citizens, fled on foot in the direction of Tripoli and military vehicles shuttled back and forth to pick them up.
We must remember that their are multiple parties/interests involved in the mideast and arab spring.
I) Major powers:
III) NGOs (transnational non-governmental organizations)
the “powers that be” in terms of big business
People in these industries:
are members of policy-making thinktanks and philanthropic institutions. These institutions advise Presidents and Congress and are the drivers behind the U.S. policy of expanding democracy in the mideast that actually started under President Bush. They also have related organizations that are a presence “on the ground” in most every nation working for social, educational and political change that suits the goals of the particular NGO.
Intelligence and State operations of the major governments work with some of these NGO networks to effect the changes they seek in the mideast, since if they share common goals, the NGO work can be disavowed by the major power. The leadership of mideast nations and the islamists, as well, work with the well-funded NGO networks in trying to further their goals of gaining power.
It’s very complex and hard to follow or even think about.
But one has to keep in mind that Obama, Hillary and all political appointees in this administration are part of the New Left movement, which is the brains and money behind the Democratic party in the United States. The New Left is present throughout the NGO networks, as well as American business and politics. Many CEOs of large businesses, for example, are members, leaders or supporters of NGOs that have quite left-wing goals, as well as a global footprint.
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