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Petraeus email objected to Benghazi talking points
Myfoxdc.com/AP ^ | 5/16/2013 | NEDRA PICKLER

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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1 posted on 05/16/2013 5:22:26 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux; MestaMachine; TigersEye; Marine_Uncle; justa-hairyape; onyx; SunkenCiv; ...

Thanks for posting this.


2 posted on 05/16/2013 5:26:59 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: RoosterRedux

And please refresh my memory. When exactly was Petraeus thrown under the bus?


3 posted on 05/16/2013 5:28:44 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: RoosterRedux
Oh Noes...Our first Gay-President is going down? Oh noes?

Hope it wasn't his shoes? Or perhaps his perverted butt-loving personality?

Oh noes!

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."

4 posted on 05/16/2013 5:32:34 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: maggief; onyx; MestaMachine

Consider if this is worth your extensive and powerful ping lists.


5 posted on 05/16/2013 5:35:08 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Regardless of how well the Alphabets try to protect the White Hut this time around, it taint going to matter because Issa's Committee is not going to let up on this case.
That's MHO on the matter. The good general got pretty screwed in this whole deal. Surely he was looking forward to a lengthy stay at the CIA.
6 posted on 05/16/2013 5:44:49 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: originalbuckeye

9 Nov 12


7 posted on 05/16/2013 5:49:01 PM PDT by The Klingon
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To: originalbuckeye

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.


8 posted on 05/16/2013 5:50:40 PM PDT by July4
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To: originalbuckeye

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.


9 posted on 05/16/2013 5:51:47 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: RoosterRedux

I thought Mike Morrell was Petreaus’ minder, assigned to him by the Poliburo.


10 posted on 05/16/2013 6:03:13 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: RoosterRedux

I thought Mike Morrell was Petreaus’ minder, assigned to him by the Politburo.


11 posted on 05/16/2013 6:03:22 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa

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.


12 posted on 05/16/2013 6:05:46 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN; Travis McGee
Found something which is pretty raw in light of Obama's failure to issue CBA:

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
13 posted on 05/16/2013 6:21:09 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: RoosterRedux

Just instinct, but I think Obama or Hillary’s got the goods on Petraeus...


14 posted on 05/16/2013 6:25:41 PM PDT by GOPJ (Jesus said, Give your money to the poor. NOT 'Give your neighbor's money to the poor' freeper kevao)
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To: piasa
...Morrell was Petreaus’ minder, assigned to him by the Poliburo...

You didn't fall for the mistress story?

15 posted on 05/16/2013 6:29:25 PM PDT by GOPJ (Jesus said, Give your money to the poor. NOT 'Give your neighbor's money to the poor' freeper kevao)
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16 posted on 05/16/2013 7:01:22 PM PDT by PMAS (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: originalbuckeye

2 months later?


17 posted on 05/16/2013 7:12:43 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great natiorn is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: RoosterRedux

Barry would be welcomed home at the ‘Down Low’ with open arms by more than a few of his old playmates I’m sure.


18 posted on 05/16/2013 7:54:59 PM PDT by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: Marine_Uncle
""The good general got pretty screwed in this whole deal. Surely he was looking forward to a lengthy stay at the CIA."

Tenure is not something to be taken for granted.


19 posted on 05/16/2013 11:04:14 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: 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"

And then a few days later, Petraeus is outed for having a mistress. Hmmmm.........

20 posted on 05/17/2013 5:06:04 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: clearcarbon

LOL!


21 posted on 05/17/2013 8:25:11 AM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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