Skip to comments.Petraeus email objected to Benghazi talking points
Posted on 05/16/2013 5:22:26 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
Then CIA-Director David Petraeus objected to the final talking points the Obama administration used after the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, because he wanted to see more details revealed to the public, according to emails released Wednesday by the White House.
Under pressure in the investigation that continues eight months after the attacks, the White House on Wednesday released 99 pages of emails and a single page of hand-written notes made by Petraeus' deputy, Mike Morell, after a meeting at the White House on Saturday, Sept. 15. On that page, Morell scratched out from the CIA's early drafts of talking points mentions of al-Qaida, the experience of fighters in Libya, Islamic extremists and a warning to the Cairo embassy on the eve of the attacks of calls for a demonstration and break-in by jihadists.
Petraeus apparently was displeased by the removal of so much of the material his analysts initially had proposed for release. The talking points were sent to U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to prepare her for an appearance on news shows on Sunday, Sept. 16, and also to members of the House Intelligence Committee.
"No mention of the cable to Cairo, either?" Petraeus wrote after receiving Morell's edited version, developed after an intense back-and-forth among Obama administration officials. "Frankly, I'd just as soon not use this, then."
Petreaus' email comes at the end of extensive back-and-forth between officials at the CIA, White House, State Department and other agencies weighing in on a public explanation for the Sept. 11, 2012, attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans
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Thanks for posting this.
And please refresh my memory. When exactly was Petraeus thrown under the bus?
Hope it wasn't his shoes? Or perhaps his perverted butt-loving personality?
What's a used up beard like Michelle to do?
"Jeremiah, this is Michelle...you know, Princeton and Hahhhvahd. My Barry has done gone to da Low Down...what's a good old fashioned beard supposed to do."
"I was the First Lady...and now I am just the Last Beard"
"Help me Jerry...my fairy has flown da coup."
Consider if this is worth your extensive and powerful ping lists.
9 Nov 12
The general might go a long way toward redeeming himself if he had the courage to call a press conference and tell everything he knows about Benghazi.
Remember the leftist “General BETRAY-us” Hussein campaign ads, and then after the fraud was elected, he made Petraeus head of the CIA.
Petraeus has been pwned for quite some time.
I thought Mike Morrell was Petreaus’ minder, assigned to him by the Poliburo.
I thought Mike Morrell was Petreaus’ minder, assigned to him by the Politburo.
No, the one assigned was a female with a good figure with whom honorless Petraius jump in the sack for interviews. He is scum and will not redeem himself because he lacks the basic honor to feel ashamed of his treachery to US.
AUGUST 2012 PM : (ROCKET ATTACK ON INTL RED CROSS OFFICE IN BENGHAZI; TERRORISTS SAY THEY DON'T RECOGNIZE BORDERS [BUT OBAMA WILL WHEN IT COMES TO CBA. :-(]... NOW, WHAT DO THE TERRORISTS MEAN BY "POLLUTING THE CLARITY" OF DERNA [a town associated with alQaeda]?) The "Imprisoned Omar Abdel Rahman Brigades" wanted/wants the release of the Blind Sheik, Omar Abdel Rahman, who is imprisoned in North Carolina. The Brigades attacked the International Red Cross office in Benghazi in August, and two month earlier, June 2012, detonated a bomb outside the Benghazi Consulate ....
The Imprisoned Omar Abdul Rahman Brigades were first heard from when they claimed responsibility for an attack on a Red Cross office in Benghazi late last month. A purported video of the attack was apparently posted on jihadist websites that regularly feature statements by al Qaeda. The video showed several rockets being fired into a building at nighttime. In claiming responsibility, the group stated, "We do not recognize [state] borders when we plan for our operations, and we have prepared a message that will soon reach America in response to polluting the clarity of the defiant city of Derna," according to a translation by Flashpoint Partners, which monitors jihadist websites. (see the CNN link CNN, dated June 6, 2011).........------------- Imprisoned Omar Abdel Rahman Brigades: Benghazi Red Cross, US Consulate Targeted in June, Maggie's Notebook ^ | 9-15-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook Posted on Saturday, September 15, 2012 10:37:48 PM by maggiesnotebook
Just instinct, but I think Obama or Hillary’s got the goods on Petraeus...
You didn't fall for the mistress story?
2 months later?
Barry would be welcomed home at the ‘Down Low’ with open arms by more than a few of his old playmates I’m sure.
And then a few days later, Petraeus is outed for having a mistress. Hmmmm.........