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"A Night of Sheer Hell" an eyewitness account in Benghazi
Slate ^ | Oct. 29, 2013 | Sgt. Morgan Jones and Damian Lewis

Posted on 10/30/2013 11:43:56 AM PDT by Republicanprofessor

Photo by Esam Al-Fetori/Reuters

This article is excerpted from Sgt. Morgan Jones and Damien Lewis’ book The Embassy House: The Explosive Eyewitness Account of the Libyan Embassy Siege by the Soldier Who Was There.

In the months following the Benghazi Embassy siege I learned the fuller picture of what happened during that fateful night, both at the Mission itself and at the Annex, which was only a short drive away from the Mission. Tensions were running high that evening, because of a recce mission that a Libyan policeman—or more likely a bad guy posing as a policeman—had carried out that morning. We’d caught him taking photos of the Mission’s front gate and grounds, and we feared it was in preparation for some kind of an attack.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghaziwitness
Looks good....
1 posted on 10/30/2013 11:43:56 AM PDT by Republicanprofessor
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...

Benghazi ping.

Let Republicanprofessor know if you want on or off this ping list.


2 posted on 10/30/2013 11:44:47 AM PDT by Republicanprofessor
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To: Republicanprofessor
In before the WDDIM.

"What Difference Does It Make."

3 posted on 10/30/2013 11:49:44 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Republicanprofessor

All these liberals now talking about Benghazi. Seems a bit suspicious if you ask me. Even Chris Matthews is raising questions. What about Fast n Furious, IRS, and the numerous other scandals surrounding this administration?


4 posted on 10/30/2013 11:56:20 AM PDT by Robert DeLong (u)
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To: Robert DeLong
All these liberals now talking about Benghazi. Seems a bit suspicious if you ask me.

They're getting the spin out now so that it will all be "old news" when Hillary is coronated as the Dem nominee in 2015.

5 posted on 10/30/2013 12:01:13 PM PDT by Spirochete (Does the FedGov have the attributes of a legitimate government?)
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To: Robert DeLong
They are just letting the thread out a little further(no big revelations) so you don't concentrate on the Obamascare mess.
6 posted on 10/30/2013 12:01:33 PM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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To: Republicanprofessor

Four Dead In Benghazi

Was This The Disgusting Video Which Led To Our Ambassador Being Murdered In Libya?

7 posted on 10/30/2013 12:08:09 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Republicanprofessor

Americans dies so 0’s buddies wouldn’t be annoyed.


8 posted on 10/30/2013 12:18:24 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Republicanprofessor

Quotes and questions:

“As a result, the Benghazi Mission had become a place of fear for just about everyone stationed there, and especially on the day when we had what we suspected were recce photos taken of the Mission.”

Then what the *^$& was Ambassador Stevens doing in Benghazi?!

“Shortly after nightfall 50 gunmen from the Shariah Brigade—a Libyan militia tied to al-Qaida—rushed the Mission, and were able to gain access via the pedestrian entrance set to one side of the main gate. They did so by threatening the Blue Mountain guards with assault rifles and RPGs. Basically, the guards—who were unarmed and defenseless, because the State Department contract dictated that they be unarmed and defenseless—were ordered to open the side gate or else be killed.”

Why were the guards unarmed?!?!

So, it was a protest against a video, eh? This is an exciting and yet appalling account of that night. I can’t believe Obama and Hillary was so disengaged doing who knows what.

WHAT WERE HILLARY AND OBAMA DOING? Will someone PLEASE ask them this question?!?!?!?


9 posted on 10/30/2013 12:19:07 PM PDT by Republicanprofessor
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10 posted on 10/30/2013 12:19:36 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: musicman

LOL! Well done!


11 posted on 10/30/2013 12:20:18 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Republicanprofessor

>>WHAT WERE HILLARY AND OBAMA DOING? Will someone PLEASE ask them this question?!?!?!?<<

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Obama and Hillary: That is none of your business. Shut up and get back in line with the rest of the people.


12 posted on 10/30/2013 12:27:49 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Robert DeLong

Talk of Benghazi, INCLUDING BY RINO’S IN CONGRESS, is to provide cover for 0bama as the 0bamacare debacle heats up. Notice how Edward Snowden always makes his revelations when another story starts to heat up? Oh wait, scandals are a daily occurrence in DC now so, never mind.


13 posted on 10/30/2013 12:28:02 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: txhurl

‘Liberal media who have up till now completely ignored Benghazi now reporting on it’ ....’ ping. Why?


14 posted on 10/30/2013 12:29:23 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Republicanprofessor
I think Hillary and Obama both thought "we're F'ed" and went into hiding that night but since the media is operated by them they invented the video lie to downplay the event to minimize negative impact to 0bama's re-election bid and they succeeded.

Even 0bama and Hillary were probably surprised their cover story effort succeeded and they managed to successfully delay any talk of accountability until AFTER the election. They are probably STILL surprised no accountability has been realized for their abandonment and murder of four Americans.

There was a BIG national security meeting at the WH one day prior to Benghazi and NO ONE IS ALLOWED TO KNOW WHAT WAS DISCUSSED DURING THAT MEETING.

15 posted on 10/30/2013 12:35:19 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Distraction from ACA and the F’ed website.


16 posted on 10/30/2013 12:36:01 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: Republicanprofessor

hitlary is toast.


17 posted on 10/30/2013 12:36:46 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: trisham

18 posted on 10/30/2013 12:41:53 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: 353FMG

Obama was sleeping comfortably knowing the slaughter victims were only Americans.


19 posted on 10/30/2013 12:41:58 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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Those ant-film protesters sure were accurate with those mortar hits on the annex.

Let’s not forget how the admin pissed on the 1st Amendment.


20 posted on 10/30/2013 12:47:04 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Republicanprofessor

I don’t understand why EVERYONE didn’t leave as soon as they found out their guards were unarmed.


21 posted on 10/30/2013 12:59:10 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Republicanprofessor

Please add me to the “Benghazi” ping list.

Thanks.


22 posted on 10/30/2013 4:16:41 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: Republicanprofessor
Explosive New Report -- Obama Knew Benghazi Would Be Attacked

A Special Forces in-country team leader told State it was coming....He laid it all out and they (State) ignored him.
23 posted on 10/30/2013 4:19:02 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: Republicanprofessor

We had actionable intelligence that our known and flagrant enemies would attack the Red Cross, the British and ourselves. The Red Cross and British acted. Why didn’t we?

It is premeditated murder and a continuing cover up on the part of Clinton and Obama. At no point did Hillary or Barak believe that an obscure, YouTube video by a complete goof cause the attack.

It was organized and planned and we knew it before it started.

Why not pull out?

Why not harden or take appropriate security precautions?

Why not support with the overwhelming force available to us? (60 fighters could be easily countered)


24 posted on 10/31/2013 4:10:45 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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