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In cable the day he died, U.S. ambassador warned Clinton about Benghazi security
Washington Guardian ^ | January 2 2, 2013 | John Solomon

Posted on 01/22/2013 7:05:42 AM PST by yoe

Cable from Chris Stevens was chock full of reports on regional violence, concerns about local security capabilities

Just hours before he died in a terrorist attack at the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Ambassador Chris Stevens sent a cable to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton painting a chaotic, violent portrait of the eastern Libya city and warning that local militias were threatening to pull the security they afforded U.S. officials....

[snip] Militia leaders told U.S. officials just two days before the attack that they were angered by U.S. support of a particular candidate for Libyan prime minister and warned “they would not continue to guarantee security in Benghazi, a critical function they asserted they were currently providing,” Stevens wrote in the cable the morning of Sept. 11, 2012.

[snip] Stevens’ cable is likely to become a central focus of congressional hearings that begin Wednesday -- hearings where Clinton will be pressed to explain why security for diplomats in the region wasn’t increased in the weeks before the attack and why so much reliance was placed on local security forces with dubious loyalties.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonguardian.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazihearing; benghazisecurity; chrisstevens; leonpanetta; libya; navyseals; threatmatrix; waronterror
Will the Immaculate Concussion i.e., new hair-do and heavy glasses over a new face tuck, is this going to help Ms. Clinton?
1 posted on 01/22/2013 7:05:44 AM PST by yoe
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To: yoe

she lies tomorrow!


2 posted on 01/22/2013 7:06:59 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: yoe

they can’t come out and admit this. they defeated terrorism one afternoon a few years ago. what happened in banghazi and algeria was not terrorism, we won’t treat it like terrorism, and if people have to die so we can support our delusion, then so be it.


3 posted on 01/22/2013 7:09:18 AM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: yoe

I smell a relapse coming on. I saw a picture of her and Bubba at the inauguration yesterday. Maybe she’ll contract pneumonia from being out in the cold. The Clintons are so easy to see through.


4 posted on 01/22/2013 7:10:24 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: JohnBrowdie
(U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said...)

Madam Clinton protecting Islamic Radicals then and is she protecting them now?

5 posted on 01/22/2013 7:14:21 AM PST by yoe
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To: yoe

The current administration deliberately refused to protect the ambassador and other Americans so as not to annoy his co-religionists.


6 posted on 01/22/2013 7:14:26 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: yoe
Just to clarify, all cables to the Department of State originating from our diplomatic posts abroad are addressed to the Secretary of State. The various tags on the cable direct internal distribution within State.

So this cable from the ambassador may or may not have been sent to Hillary personally.

7 posted on 01/22/2013 7:18:42 AM PST by kabar
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To: yoe
Tomorrow's the big day.

Is Hillary's testimony behind closed doors?

8 posted on 01/22/2013 7:23:48 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Doogle

some interesting questions should arise from the cable.....


9 posted on 01/22/2013 7:24:00 AM PST by stickywillie (should we feel a "glimmer of hope")
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To: yoe
I becoming more skeptical all of the time. It seems that there could be video evidence that Clinton and Obama ignored the Ambassador as he was pleading for security and the MSM, the State Department, and Holder would minimize the gravity of the oversight. There is nothing these folks could do that would be held under scrutiny and them being held accountable. There is no accountability with the powers that are in force in our country.
10 posted on 01/22/2013 7:24:24 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: yoe
Same thing Benedict Arnold did at West Point.

Thin security here. Send detachments there. Until it's so thin that the enemy can take the place.

there are a LOT of questions open about Benghazi. A LOT!

11 posted on 01/22/2013 7:27:43 AM PST by HeartlandOfAmerica (Get in touch with your galtitude!)
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To: yoe

You mean she got a new wighat like moosechelle antoinette? The cleopatra look is just so...........chi chi. LOL! But, not to worry, we are “looking in to” what happened in Benghazi even though we did “everything” and had all the “proper safeguards” in place. The fbi is investigating to get to the bottom of it and learn all the details. Where are the folks who made it out? Are they going to testify since they were there?...........crickets.

Kind of like what just happened in Algeria. Americans dead and the clownmander-in-chief is looking for a “fuller understanding” of what happened. WHAT? Some terrorists (and I ain’t talking about folks who showed up for gun appreciation day) attacked and killed Americans. husseins response..............crickets.


12 posted on 01/22/2013 7:27:43 AM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
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To: Doogle

Correction. She lies EVERYDAY! Maybe just a little more tomorrow than usual.

Molon labe.


13 posted on 01/22/2013 7:29:26 AM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
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To: stickywillie
And Hillary will have all the answers. She has the benefit of the internal State report, the testimony of others before Congress, and no doubt, some advance information from the Dems in Congress on what questions they will ask. This will be a whitewash. This will be a case of everyone being responsible for something, and no one being responsible for anything.

Hillary will say nothing to hurt her chances for the Presidency in 2016. This is just more political theater. And Hillary will be the star of the show. The MSM will make her into a heroine and the Reps the villains.

14 posted on 01/22/2013 7:33:20 AM PST by kabar
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To: yoe

At the end of the article make sure to Freep the Poll.


15 posted on 01/22/2013 7:34:49 AM PST by SC DOC
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...
Guess hill was busy baking cookies.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.


Benghazi Index

16 posted on 01/22/2013 8:11:03 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: SC DOC

Poll:
Has the State Department and Secretary Hillary Clinton been fully forthcoming about the Benghazi tragedy?
Yes
1% (37 votes)
No
99% (3125 votes)
Total votes: 3162 .


17 posted on 01/22/2013 8:15:21 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: yoe

Colin Powell has admitted advising the Obama regime from the get go. Since he’s been so busy telling Republicans where to go. I suggest House foreign affairs committee subpoena (not request)subpoena Powell and order him to testify about Libya and Bengahzi. While seeking testimony around midpoint make sure to ask him if he voted or campaigned for the “creep”.


18 posted on 01/22/2013 8:15:51 AM PST by mosesdapoet (Should the "mechanic" from Chicago come out of retirement ?)
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To: yoe

They’ve had plenty of time to formulate their excuses.


19 posted on 01/22/2013 8:21:52 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: JohnBrowdie

Bumps in the road.


20 posted on 01/22/2013 8:22:37 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: TexasCajun

If they are, we should go to the capital with, er, pitchforks and bust those doors down. Sick of this closed door garbage. That’s why I’m not all that mad at Julian Assange. I don’t care if he is a commie, a government of the people has no business keeping so many secrets from the people.


21 posted on 01/22/2013 8:25:37 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: vetvetdoug
"I becoming more skeptical all of the time. It seems that there could be video evidence that Clinton and Obama ignored the Ambassador as he was pleading for security and the MSM, the State Department, and Holder would minimize the gravity of the oversight. There is nothing these folks could do that would be held under scrutiny and them being held accountable. There is no accountability with the powers that are in force in our country."

I'm even more skeptical than you are. There could be video of Obama offing the Ambassador with a drone strike on CNN live and 53% of the voters wouldn't life a finger.

22 posted on 01/22/2013 8:26:35 AM PST by Truth29
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23 posted on 01/22/2013 8:30:30 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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24 posted on 01/22/2013 8:31:30 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: yoe

At the very least, if Obama and Hillary had eventually gone after the terrorist who attacked the mission in Benghazi, maybe they could have prevented the massive kidnapping in Algeria. In fact, maybe something in Hillary’s testimony might have given someone in DC a clue that the same terrorist and weapons would have been used in Algeria. What is going to happen tomorrow as Al Qeada is reinvigorated because the Prezzy has made Osama Bin Laden into one of the greatest Muslim martyrs of all time ?


25 posted on 01/22/2013 9:10:44 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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