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Senate report: Benghazi attackers tied to Al Qaeda groups
Fox News.com ^ | January 15, 2014

Posted on 01/15/2014 4:52:17 PM PST by Kaslin

A comprehensive report by the Senate Intelligence Committee definitively declared that individuals tied to Al Qaeda groups were involved in the Benghazi attack, challenging recent claims that the terror network was not a factor.

The report was released Monday, nearly one year after then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, under congressional questioning over the nature of the attack, shouted at lawmakers: “What difference, at this point, does it make?”

The administration initially claimed the attack sprung out of a protest, but has since given a more complicated assessment. Still, administration officials all along have downplayed Al Qaeda involvement, recently seizing on a New York Times report that supported those claims.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; benghazi; clinton; hillary; libya; obama; terrorism; threatmatrix

1 posted on 01/15/2014 4:52:17 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
The report was released Monday, nearly one year after then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, under congressional questioning over the nature of the attack, shouted at lawmakers: “What difference, at this point, does it make?”

If the GOP had the brains of a typical candidate for student council at a suburban high school, they would make that sentence into Hillary Clinton's campaign slogan.

But they don't. So what's the use talking about it.

2 posted on 01/15/2014 4:54:46 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Kaslin

Ya think !??!


3 posted on 01/15/2014 4:56:34 PM PST by Delta 21 (If you like your freedom, you can keep your freedom. Period.)
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To: Kaslin

Whatever happened to the video excuse?


4 posted on 01/15/2014 4:59:20 PM PST by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: Kaslin
9/27/12

Bombshell: Obama Administration Deleted State Dept. Memo From Internet After Discovering Al-Qaeda

Yesterday there were reports that the Obama Administration found out that Al-Qaeda was behind the Benghazi consulate attacks within 24 hours of the assault that killed four Americans.

So what was their first action? Did they secure the compound? – No, that took over a week to get FBI agents to the consulate Did they acknowledge it was an Al-Qaeda attack? No, Obama this week blamed the terror attack on a YouTube protest.

Here’s what they did – They scrubbed a damning State Department memo from the internet– On Wednesday September 12, 2012 blogger Speak With Authority discovered that five days before 9-11, the US State Department sent out a memo announcing no credible security threats against the United States on the anniversary of 9-11.


5 posted on 01/15/2014 5:00:49 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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Sep 20, 2012

Source: Slain ambassador Stevens said he was on al Qaeda list

WASHINGTON - In the months leading up to his death, Chris Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, worried about constant security threats in Benghazi and mentioned that his name was on an al Qaeda hit list, a source familiar with his thinking told CNN.

Stevens spoke about a rise in Islamic extremism and al Qaeda's growing presence in Libya, the source said.


6 posted on 01/15/2014 5:04:09 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Kaslin
When Hillary and Barack diverted the plane bringing the bodies of Ambassador Chris Stevens, Sean Smith and former U.S. Navy SEALS Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods back to Dover AFB for a media event, she looked their parents in the eye, held their hand and lied about the attack being caused by a YouTube video.

...and there are people wanting her to be president of this [once proud] nation.

7 posted on 01/15/2014 5:04:12 PM PST by Baynative (Got bulbs? Check my profile page.)
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To: Kaslin
Senate report: Benghazi attackers tied to Al Qaeda new world order groups
8 posted on 01/15/2014 5:09:15 PM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: Baynative

Hillary Rodham makes Jane Fonda look like an innocent school girl.


9 posted on 01/15/2014 5:13:08 PM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: Kaslin
A comprehensive report by the Senate Intelligence Committee definitively declared that individuals tied to Al Qaeda groups were involved in the Benghazi attack.

What was their first clue?

10 posted on 01/15/2014 5:24:09 PM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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To: Kaslin
The sad part is, Americans are tired of the WOT and want to be left alone to collect their free abortions, free birth control, EBT goodies, free cell phones, and anything else the government will buy their votes with.

Our troops are among the finest we've ever produced, but unlike their WWII counterparts were betrayed by the home front that was more concerned about getting their freebies than finishing off some group who attacked us 13 years ago while Bush was President.

I hate to say it, but this generation couldn't have won WWII.

11 posted on 01/15/2014 5:33:03 PM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (See my home page for some of my answers to the left's talking points.)
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To: Kaslin
I wonder if the NYT story was intended to preempt this report. A Dem senator probably tipped them off that the report would place blame on Madame Hillary's State Dept.

BTW...I thought the NYT story was intended to be the first in a series of six about Benghazi. Haven't seen hide nor hair of any more of them since the first one got blasted by the slain families, the CIA who were on the ground in Libya, and conservative media.

12 posted on 01/15/2014 6:11:35 PM PST by what's up
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To: tractorman

Like EVERYTHING coming from this mac daddy administration IT’S A LIE.


13 posted on 01/15/2014 6:31:43 PM PST by chiefqc
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To: chiefqc

The infamous video excuse was one of the most obvious, hideous and blatant lies in the history of mankind yet not a word is spoken. What happened?


14 posted on 01/15/2014 6:38:58 PM PST by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: TigersEye
I am not one bit surprised

That arrogant pos occupant of the Spite House is a criminal and should be dragged out and thrown into prison

15 posted on 01/15/2014 6:42:11 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

Indeed! Here on FR we knew all of these “revelations” from the Sen. Intelligence Committee Report within three weeks of the attack. And we knew 0bama was a criminal long before that.


16 posted on 01/15/2014 6:53:56 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

We sure did.


17 posted on 01/15/2014 7:06:49 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

WDDIM


18 posted on 01/15/2014 7:46:36 PM PST by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: tractorman

>> Whatever happened to the video excuse?

It is outrageous what happened to the US citizens at Benghazi. The way the Marxists treated the 1st Amendment is far worse.


19 posted on 01/15/2014 9:27:50 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Baynative

The thought that this evil witch Hillary Clinton is still the front runner for the nomination as president of the democrat party—after the worst performance by any secretary of state in the history of the USA, and after her overall history (senator, first lady, Nixon impeachment lawyer, etc etc etc)—is just unworldly and beyond precedent.

Have I mentioned here how much I hate the GD Clintons?


20 posted on 01/15/2014 10:11:07 PM PST by Husker8877
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To: tractorman

Even the video excuse is lame. A private citizen with no connection to government makes a little film about Mohammed and the United States of America is somehow complicit? It’s ridiculous in so many ways. If I make a similar film tomorrow can we expect an attack on our embassy in Egypt? Absurd.


21 posted on 01/16/2014 5:55:46 AM PST by Inwoodian
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To: Kaslin

Al Qaeda’s on the run, on the rise, what’s the difference?


22 posted on 01/16/2014 7:41:33 AM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Inwoodian

When the State Dept and the White House and Susan Rice and others claimed that the slaughter and myahem were not planned and that the anniversary of 9/11 had nothing to do with the terrorist violence against Embassy Staff in Benghazi, only someone younger than five years old or someone unable to think for himself might have believed she was not telling a fictional tale and actually herself knew the truth. They all sounded lie big fat lies right at the time.


23 posted on 01/16/2014 11:28:36 PM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now

I think they can’t tell us what Obamanation was doing after the attack started so they made up a (ridiculous) lie.


24 posted on 01/17/2014 5:42:07 AM PST by Inwoodian
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Getting his beauty rest with a “Do Not Disturb” sign on the door, in preparation for his campaign and fundraising appearance out West the following day? Performing afternoon or evening prayers on his prayer rug in his bedroom? Playing night golf? Going over his kids’ spelling words with them? Helping Michelle plan required cafeteria menus for the children of America? Rewriting some more history?


25 posted on 01/19/2014 10:07:48 AM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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