Skip to comments.Lawmakers get first look at Benghazi attack video
Posted on 11/15/2012 5:08:52 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
WASHINGTON -- A congressional investigation viewed video Thursday that was recorded by security cameras the night of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
The first video of the attack was captured by cell phones. But it took about 10 more days for the FBI to get its hands on video taken by security cameras at the consulate. That classified video, shown to the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, answers some of the many questions surrounding the attack.
There has been a lot of controversy about whether the Sept. 11 attack -- which killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador -- was planned by terrorists or the result of a mob angered by an internet movie ridiculing Islam.
A U.S. intelligence official said the first video shows no sign the assault arose -- as first thought -- out of a demonstration. But it also indicates the attack, though intentional, was not well planned.
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Under what grounds are the videos “Classified?”
So, does "not well planned" somehow make this something less than a TERRORIST attack? It only "counts" if it's deemed to be "well planned?!" Not sure who this "intelligence official" is, but they're not very smart for saying something so damn' stupid!
For some, winning an election would be more important than trying to save lives.
For an attack that was not well planned, it certainly was successful.
Is this man saying that the US cannot repel a poorly planned attack, because that is apparently the case.
Yeah. What’s one more ping list? More or less.
Did they see the Ambassador on any video? If so, when? If not, why not?
Well, there's obviously nothing to see here then, all is a okay.
That is the problem of approaching the argument with whether the attack was because of a video or was it just spontaneous or whatever. The argument should be who gave the order to stand down 3 times? Then next question, Why was the stand down order given?
The implication is .. we're incompetent
Another smokescreen ... if ... IF Petraeus grows a pair.
Methinks you’re right.
“But it took about 10 more days for the FBI to get its hands on video taken by security cameras at the consulate.”
10 days? I do not believe that.
Hmmm? What about the annex, did it have cameras? I have read numerous reports that the US had people in there the “next day” to sweep delicate information. (and I am to believe they didn’t go over to the consulate....liars) OK, they had video from the annex by 9-12 or 13. Why is no one talking about the annex? Isn’t it just as important considering 2 CIA agents were murdered there as well!
David Martin has given the term 'obtuse' a whole new meaning.
Either that or CBS has decided to lower the bar on lying even further.
What about the video feeds from teh drone that was ovehead. Where are those?
I'm certain the consulate's video was available real time on a secure internet-like network.
Now, when they release the audio/video tapes of the 2way communication tapes with the infamous “situation room” state department, CIA, etc. then we will know what response the Seals received from their CIC.
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