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CIA operatives in Benghazi twice asked for permission to help Amb Chris Stevens and his staff
Daily Mail ^ | October 26, 2012 | James Nye

Posted on 10/26/2012 1:01:32 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

# Revelations shed new light on the effectiveness of the CIA at Benghazi and the level of support they were given

# When the CIA annex come under attack they were denied a request for military help despite a counter terrorism team being two hours away in Italy

# There was full communication between operatives on the ground and headquarters - with the ability to laser guide drones, planes or special forces to enemy targets

It has been claimed that CIA operatives on the ground during the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi twice asked for permission to help Ambassador Chris Stevens as bullets were flying and twice were told to stand down.

Furthermore sources present during the deadly six-hour assault have said that a desperate last request for military assistance once the CIA themselves came under attack was denied, even though elite counter-terrorism units were only two hours away.

And it has been claimed there was full communication between the CIA annex in Benghazi the U.S. military casting further doubts on the Obama administration's claim that there wasn't enough information to deploy forces and deepen the crisis over their handling of the attack on September 11th and its aftermath

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: abdication; benghazi; benghazigate; cia; consulatemurders; derelictionofduty; dnctreason; impeach; libya; libyagate; obama4alqaeda; treason; waronterror
Photos at source.

Getting some wider coverage now.

1 posted on 10/26/2012 1:01:33 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The mainstream media are not covering 0bama’s traitorous actions and the coverup. Did they get a phone call from the White House?

The fact that 0bama has not been impeached proves that half the American public has its head up its a$$, that the media is complicit in the crime, and that the Republican party is a party of wimps.


3 posted on 10/26/2012 1:07:07 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I was under the impression that the Ambassador and another bodyguard were both killed at the Consulate. These guys were able to pick up the bodyguard’s body and get it out, but could not find the ambassador. Then they went back to the Annex where two more were later killed in a mortar attack many hours later. (While no help arrived)


4 posted on 10/26/2012 1:13:42 PM PDT by DOGHEAD
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To: I want the USA back; All

“CIA Requested Help, Were Denied Three Times”

“Fox’s Jennifer Griffin deserves a Pulitzer for the work she is doing to uncover what really happened during and after the assault at Benghazi. In her latest blockbuster, she reports on how American personnel were left without aid during the battle.

Fox News has learned from sources who were on the ground in Benghazi that three urgent requests from the CIA annex for military back-up during the attack on the U.S. Consulate and subsequent attack nearly seven hours later were denied by officials in the CIA chain of command — who also told the CIA operators to “stand down” rather than help the ambassador’s team when shots were heard at approximately 9:40 p.m. in Benghazi on Sept. 11.

Former Navy SEALs Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty were part of a small team who were at the CIA annex about a mile from the U.S. Consulate where Ambassador Chris Stevens and his team came under attack. When they heard the shots fired, they radioed to inform their higher-ups to tell them what they were hearing. They were told to “stand down,” according to sources familiar with the exchange. An hour later, they called again to headquarters and were again told to “stand down.”

Who gave those stand-down orders? Was the CIA director, Gen. David Petraeus, aware of them? Did he approve them? Who specifically took any part on this decision?............”

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/2012/10/26/cia_requested_help_were_denied_three_times_294351.html


5 posted on 10/26/2012 1:14:48 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: I want the USA back
Blog Reaction Roundup...
6 posted on 10/26/2012 1:15:08 PM PDT by Jay777 (My personal blog: www.stoptheaclu.com)
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To: DOGHEAD

That’s what I understand too.


7 posted on 10/26/2012 1:16:42 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Rumsfeld weighs in on Benghazi:

http://video.foxnews.com/v/1925228438001/rumsfeld-wh-made-arguments-of-convenience-in-benghazi/?playlist_id=930909814001


8 posted on 10/26/2012 1:17:11 PM PDT by GOPJ ('TRUTH is the Enemy of Democrat Thuggishness: Spread it like Napalm!' w/apology to Eric Allen Bell)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Why no coverage of this on CNN? Did it really happen?


9 posted on 10/26/2012 1:19:28 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: GOPJ

Greta’s interview with Rumsfeld was yesterday. I imagine he would have more to say now.


10 posted on 10/26/2012 1:19:39 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The brave SEALS remind me of some of the defenders of the Alamo, who rode into the mission under Mexican gunfire to join their fellows, knowing that they would not leave there alive.

The story of the bravery of these two heroes should be taught in our schools to inspire young Americans, as the heroes of the Alamo have always inspired Texans.


11 posted on 10/26/2012 1:20:55 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Don’t rush to join Benghazi blame game - By Tara Maller, Special to CNN - updated 10:35 AM EDT, Thu October 25, 2012

http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/maller-cia-benghazi/index.html

Editor’s note: Tara Maller is a research fellow at the New America Foundation and a former CIA military analyst.


12 posted on 10/26/2012 1:21:45 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: txrefugee
...The story of the bravery of these two heroes should be taught in our schools to inspire young Americans, as the heroes of the Alamo have always inspired Texans.

God bless them and their loved ones.

13 posted on 10/26/2012 1:22:52 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: txrefugee

I don’t think the CIA liked getting hung out to dry on this. Looks like they are sticking a knife in obabmas back. I like it.


14 posted on 10/26/2012 1:24:39 PM PDT by refermech
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

But Barry got Osama...


15 posted on 10/26/2012 1:24:46 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
But Barry got Osama...

....And Woods and Doherty and Stevens and....

16 posted on 10/26/2012 1:29:09 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
In accomplishing a goal, it's usually more productive to ask for forgiveness after the fact than permission prior.


'sorry'

17 posted on 10/26/2012 1:30:14 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Hotlanta Mike

“...But Barry got Osama...”
I have to wonder if Osama wasn’t already dead, or on the verge of it.
Perhaps the whole operation was staged from the get-go for nothing but political fodder for his re-election campaign. I also believe the much-touted picture of the concerned little barry sitting in the war room with real men is photo-shopped. That POS wasn’t in there any more than I was.


18 posted on 10/26/2012 1:33:03 PM PDT by lgjhn23
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To: tomkat; All

“.....The American special operators, Woods, Doherty and at least two others were part of the Global Response Staff, a CIA element, based at the CIA annex and were protecting CIA operators who were part of a mission to track and repurchase arms in Benghazi that had proliferated in the wake of Muammar Qaddafi’s fall. Part of their mission was to find the more than 20,000 missing MANPADS, or shoulder-held missiles capable of bringing down a commercial aircraft. According to a source on the ground at the time of the attack, the team inside the CIA annex had captured three Libyan attackers and was forced to hand them over to the Libyans. U.S. officials do not know what happened to those three attackers and whether they were released by the Libyan forces.......”

http://www.israpundit.com/archives/50224


19 posted on 10/26/2012 1:33:45 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The White House/Obama logic-—
Four white boys? Screw ‘em! They are cannon fodder for our mocha messiah. We cannot afford to mess up Obama’s re-election with some kind of Desert Eagle Jimmy Carter fiasco. We won’t risk it, Carter lost because of that


20 posted on 10/26/2012 1:34:46 PM PDT by dennisw (Government be yo mamma - Re-elect Barack Obama)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
This is, no doubt, a CF of epic scale.

Impeachable stuff, if there weren't already a massive landslide on tap !

21 posted on 10/26/2012 1:38:23 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Somebody should reach out to John Kerry to inquire whether Amb Stevens feels he’s better off now than 4 years ago...


22 posted on 10/26/2012 1:49:39 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“CIA Requested Help, Were Denied Three Times”


Before the cock crows, you will deny me three times.

This modern day Judas Escariot ——POS -—is without doubt the worst individual to ever sit in the White House.

Too busy to be bothered with men dying, Men he could have saved.


23 posted on 10/26/2012 1:55:22 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Anderson Cooper (was there any bigger Obama crush victim in 08 than AC?) has actually been covering this story.

His show last night had a fact I’d never heard elsewhere. The Facebook post not only claimed “credit” but the terrorist group posted details of the attack. Certainly evidence!

But most of MSM ignores or lies about the events. Sad. No wonder their ratings are tanking.


24 posted on 10/26/2012 1:57:38 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This is getting smellier and smellier. There is something absolutely inexplicable under the surface.

A theory: Through the Muslim Brotherhood (Obama, Holder and Jarrett have plenty of discreet means of communicating directly and indirectly with them) the Obama crew wanted to stage a false-flag kidnapping (and hostage holding) of the Libyan ambassador. The brotherhood would subcontract out the work to an Al Qaeda affiliate in Libya. Shortly before the American election, the MB would betray the sub-contractors, work with the Americans to enable the heroic Obama to rescue the kept-in-the-dark Ambassador and sweep to victory in the election.

It all fell apart due to the ineptness of the Libyan “sub-contractors” and the heroic resistance of the Americans (from whom Obama had withdrawn security in the weeks before 9/11/12). It’s been desperate attempts by Obama and his appointees to cover up ever since. The coverup’s ramparts have been falling apart at a rapid rate. High crimes and misdemeanors for Obama and numerous felonies for his henchmen (and henchwomen).


25 posted on 10/26/2012 2:43:53 PM PDT by House Atreides
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26 posted on 10/26/2012 3:07:35 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Cincinatus' Wife


27 posted on 10/26/2012 3:14:07 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: I want the USA back
Did they get a phone call from the White House?

They get daily calls and messages I am certain

28 posted on 10/26/2012 3:19:20 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: txrefugee
knowing that they would not leave there alive.

The difference is that it didn't have to be the Alamo. We could've supported them and they would be alive. There could've been piles of jihadi.

29 posted on 10/26/2012 3:59:07 PM PDT by xone
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30 posted on 10/26/2012 4:06:36 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=om93destr)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

New America Foundation isn’t exactly a non-partisan group.


31 posted on 10/26/2012 4:15:30 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Why would they deny reinforcements? I’m trying NOT to think conspiracy here.


32 posted on 10/26/2012 5:08:18 PM PDT by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: Venturer
“CIA Requested Help, Were Denied Three Times”

Before the cock Barack crows, you will deny me three times.

There, all fixed.

33 posted on 10/26/2012 5:19:47 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
It has been claimed that CIA operatives on the ground during the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi twice asked for permission to help Ambassador Chris Stevens as bullets were flying and twice were told to stand down.

Furthermore sources present during the deadly six-hour assault have said that a desperate last request for military assistance once the CIA themselves came under attack was denied, even though elite counter-terrorism units were only two hours away.

Don't we have any military officers or CIA officers with balls? Regardless of what 0dumb0 and the commie pig bureacrats at State dept would say, how can our military & CIA stand by & watch & listen to our consulate being overrun, defended by only 2 former Seals. I don't even know if they had ammo for their weapons.

The military officers & CIA officers should have just gone in on their own, and then claimed the response back was garbled and unable to be heard. But I CANNOT understand how our military & CIA could stand by and watch & listen to the battle going on, and capitulate to our commie pig-in-chief 0dumb0! Unbelieveable!

34 posted on 10/26/2012 7:11:06 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: Karliner

The most obvious answer - fear of another failed attempt like Carter’s.


35 posted on 10/26/2012 9:40:57 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: PghBaldy

“There’s a broader lesson to be learned here,” Mr. Obama told “60 Minutes” correspondent Steve Kroft at the White House. “And I — you know, Governor Romney seems to have a tendency to shoot first and aim later. And as president, one of the things I’ve learned is you can’t do that. That, you know, it’s important for you to make sure that the statements that you make are backed up by the facts. And that you’ve thought through the ramifications before you make ‘em.”


36 posted on 10/26/2012 10:05:42 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And yet we are told that we should not be “Monday morning quarterbacks.” That we can’t send troops until we know the situations on the ground.

These CIA operatives wanted to go to the sound of the guns, just like all warriors.


37 posted on 10/27/2012 3:45:14 AM PDT by Gamecock
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To: GraceG

A shame “Libya” in this graphic is incorrectly spelled.


38 posted on 10/27/2012 3:50:16 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Donate, & walk precincts, not for "Parties", but for individual, principled "Candidates" (& for FR)
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To: TigerClaws

I will b e so glad when Obama is gone. He is such a bore. The gall of him to say this, after letting our men die...


39 posted on 10/27/2012 11:59:07 AM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Obama administration's claim that there wasn't enough information

BS!! That is not barry's style to have all the info. His 'Acted Stupityly' remark is proof of that. Obama was derelict in his duties NOW and for the past four years. Note: 'his' duties in his commie mind is not the duties of a president of the USA. That's is why he ran on 'change' - the POS EVIL COMMIE b*astard and all his anti American pawns who voted for him.

40 posted on 10/27/2012 12:22:21 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: PghBaldy
He is such a bore

A bore America can tolerate and Americans don't die because of a bore! Sorry to hear you are bored - take a nap.

Patriots will take this EVIL Anti-America POS who weaseled his way in with his LYING tongue and deceptive actions and the 'like minded' and the easily deceived voted for him to the American built woodshed on Nov 6.

41 posted on 10/27/2012 12:30:12 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Isn’t it shameful, the way the most important USA news gets broken by BRITISH newspapers?

After Romney becomes prez, you know it will be nothing up HOMELESS UPDATES 24/7....


42 posted on 10/27/2012 5:13:29 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: presently no screen name

It means “a tiresome person” (Merriam-Webster).


43 posted on 10/27/2012 7:47:06 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: PghBaldy

I know what boring means.


44 posted on 10/27/2012 9:41:27 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; All
Apologies for not posing these link separately since I am also Tweeting my brains out on Twitter, including foreign press.

Report: Obama Watched Benghazi Attack From 'Situation Room'

Justice with Judge Jeanine 10/27/12 - CIA talks about latest news about Benghazi coverup

Judge Jeanine speaking with Charles Woods, father of Benghazi slain SEAL Ty Woods

Judge Jeanine asks White House 'How do you sleep at night'

45 posted on 10/28/2012 12:02:43 PM PDT by Larousse2 (The price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance. ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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